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Marcos Maidana-Josesito Lopez Thriller Exceeds All Expectations in Instant Classic and Fight of the Year Candidate Before Record Sell-Out Crowd at the Home Depot Center in Carson, CA

by on Jun.09, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

In Equally Scintillating Slugfest, Erislandy Lara Stops Alfredo Angulo In 10th Round and Undefeated Jermell Charlo Outpoints Demetrius Hopkins in Co-Features; Catch Must-See Replay Tuesday, June 13, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME EXTREME®

CARSON, CA, June 9, 2013 — In a Fight of The Year candidate Marcos “El Chino” Maidana (34-3, 31 KO’s), of Margarita, Argentina, capped a spectacular night of fights with a sixth-round technical knockout win over “The Riverside Rocky” Josesito Lopez (30-6, 18 KO’s) of Riverside, Calif., before a loud and raucous record sell-out crowd of 8,629 at the Home Depot Center Saturday in the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING main event live on SHOWTIME®.

In a tremendous all-action slugfest in the semi-main that preceded Maidana-Lopez, Cuban Erislandy Lara (18-1-2, 12 KO’s) of Houston, Texas, overcame two knockdowns to capture the vacant WBA Interim Super Welterweight World Championship with an exciting 10th-round technical knockout of Alfredo “El Perro” Angulo (22-3, 18 KO’s) of Los Angeles. In the opening bout of the telecast, undefeated Jermell Charlo (21-0, 10 KO’s), of Houston, registered a close, unanimous 12-round decision win over Demetrius Hopkins (33-3-1, 13 KO’s) of Philadelphia, Pa. The tactical match was scored 115-13 on all three judges’ scorecards. (continue reading…)

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