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Juanma Lopez likely won’t escape the 1-year suspension even if he fought in the U.S

By Jim Dower: According to Dan Rafael, Juan Manuel Lopez’s 1-year suspension handed down today by the Puerto Rican Boxing Commission likely will be honored throughout the United States, meaning that the 28-year-old Lopez won’t be able to escape the suspension if he were to move from his home country Peurto Rico and fight in […]

Juan Manuel Lopez receives 1 year suspension for criticizing referee

By Dan Ambrose: Former WBO featherweight champion Juan Manuel Lopez (31-2, 28 KO’s) received a stiff one-year suspension by the Puerto Rican Professional Boxing Commission for making critical comments about referee Roberto Ramirez following Lopez’s 10th round TKO loss to WBO featherweight champion Orlando Salido on March 10th. In addition to the lengthy suspension, Lopez […]

Juan Manuel Lopez facing a possible long suspension and big fine

By Dan Ambrose: Former WBO featherweight champion Juan Manuel Lopez (31-2, 28 KO’s) is looking at a possible lengthy suspension today when the Puerto Rican Boxing Commission meet to decide Lopez’s fate to determine whether they should give him a long suspension with a fine or a short one.… Read

Juan Manuel Lopez facing suspension until 9/13

By Allan Fox: Things aren’t looking too good for right now for former WBO featherweight champion Juan Manuel Lopez (31-2, 28 KO’s), who not only badly beaten up in a 10th round TKO loss to Orlando Salido earlier in this month, but now the 28-year-old Lopez faces a possible suspension until September 2013, according to […]

Juanma could be suspended for one year by WBO for rant towards referee

By Dan Ambrose: The WBO has approved a resolution against former WBO featherweight champion Juan Manuel Lopez (31-2, 28 KO’s) for his comments made against referee Roberto Ramirez Sr. for him stopping the fight last Saturday after a badly hurt Lopez had been knocked to the canvas in his 10th round TKO loss to WBO […]

Juan Manuel Lopez apologizes to referee for post-fight comments

By Dan Ambrose: It didn’t take long for ex-WBO featherweight champion Juan Manuel Lopez (31-2, 28 KO’s) to step up and give an apology for some of the ill-advised comments he made about referee Roberto Ramirez Sr. after the 28-year-old Lopez’s 10th round TKO stoppage loss against World Boxing Organization featherweight champion Orlando Salido (38-11-2, […]

Where does Juan Manuel Lopez go from here?

By Chris Williams: Juan Manuel Lopez (31-2, 28 KO’s) has now been knocked out brutally in two out of his last three fights and taken punishment in his last five fights against the likes of Orlando Salido, Bernabe Concepcion, Mike Oliver, and Rafael Marquez. Lopez was stopped for the second time last night by Salido […]

Juanma was up 86-84 on two of the judges’ scorecards before Salido stopped him

By Jason Kim: For boxing fans that had the pleasure to watch WBO featherweight champion Orlando Salido (38-11-2, 26 KO’s) successfully defend his title last night in a 10th round stoppage of former WBO champ Juan Manuel Lopez (31-2, 28 KO’s), a lot of the fans would likely be in shock to learn that two […]

Lopez needs to retire from fighting Salido

By Allan Fox: If there’s anything that Juan Manuel Lopez (31-2, 28 KO’s) proved last night in losing to WBO featherweight champion Orlando Salido (38-11-2, 26 KO’s) in their rematch in San Juan, Puerto Rico, it’s that Lopez can’t beat his style. I don’t agree that Lopez is a shot fighter, because there are few […]

Juanma: I was dominating Salido; the fight shouldn’t have been stopped

(Photo Credit: Amanda Kwok/SHOWTIME) By Dan Ambrose: Juan Manuel Lopez (31-2, 28 KO’s) couldn’t resist fighting Orlando Salido (38-11-2, 26 KO’s) again after getting stopped by him in the first fight last year, and Lopez really paid for it by taking another beating and getting stopped in the 10th round on Saturday night at the […]

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