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Juanma Lopez Continues His Training Plan For The Rematch Against Orlando Salido

Former two time world champion, Juan Manuel "Juanma" Lopez weighed today 133.3 pounds before his Gym training for the rematch versus Orlando Salido, continuing in his plan for the fight to be held next March 10 at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico in a Top Rank presentation, in association with PR Best Boxing Promotions (PRBBP), Promociones Zanfer and San Juan City, to be televised on Showtime and Showtime Extreme..

Lopez (31-1, 28 KOs), who is looking for his revenge after lose his 126 lbs title against Salido (37-11-2, 25 KOs) last year, said that "we have a plan to lose the pounds strategically. I'm feeling very good, I'm eating very well and very focus. I hope to make the 126 next Thursday, a day before the official weigh in".

Meanwhile, #5 WBO Lightweight ranked Jose “Chelo” Gonzalez (18-0, 13 KOs), who will defend his WBO Latino Lightweigh title versus Juan Garcia (16-3, 5 KOs), in a 10 rounder, weighed 141.7 pounds, and former Olympian and Amateur World Champion, McWilliams Arroyo (10-1, 9 KOs), who will face veteran Luis “Titi” Maldonado (36-7-1, 27 KOs) for the WBO Latino Flyweight title, weighed 114.9 pounds for his bout.

The co-feature fight presents world contender Miguel Angel “Mikey” Garcia (27-0, 23 KOs), facing former world title challenger Bernabe Concepcion (34-4-1, 17 KOs) in a 10 round bout for the WBO NABO Featherweight title.

In an 8 round fight, former Amateur Youth World Champion Jonathan “Bomba” Gonzalez (8-0, 7 KOs) will collide against dangerous Erickson Martell (8-3, 6 KOs) for the WBO Youth Flyweight belt.

In a 6 round bout, Philippine prospect Allan Tanada (11-1-2, 5 KOs) will face Gamalier Rodríguez (17-2-3, 12 KOs) in the featherweight division, and former Olympian McJoe Arroyo (9-0, 5 KOs) will face Elton Dharry (8-5-1, 3 KOs) in the superflyweights. Also at 6 rounds, unbeaten Camilo Pérez (6-0, 4 KOs) will fight versus Charlie Serrano (14-2-1, 4 KOs) in the superbantamweight division.

In 4 rounds fights prospect Kenneth Díaz (4-0, 4 KOs) will face Joanthony Vázquez (4-6-2, 2 KOs) in the junior welterweights; Rafael Gonzalez (7-0, 6 KOs) will fight versus a foe to be named in the lightweights, and in the junior welters John Karl Sosa will make his pro debut against a rival to be announced.

Tickets are availables at Ticketcenter, www.tcpr.com or 1 787 792-5000. Prices are $25, $50, $75, $100, $200 and $400

Article posted on 03.03.2012



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