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Thursday, June 13, 2013
Updated: June 14, 1:48 PM ET
Five keys for Garcia vs. Lopez

By Bernardo Pilatti

Considered one of boxing's next superstars, unbeaten featherweight titlist Miguel Angel Garcia will be facing, for the first time, an opponent who has a higher percentage of knockout victories than himself in former world champion Juan Manuel Lopez.

Garcia (30-0, 26 KOs), the favorite, puts his title on the line against Lopez (33-2, 30 KOs) at the American Airlines Center in Dallas on Saturday.

It will be an attractive clash of styles between two speedy, technically gifted fighters who also possess two-handed power.

Here are five keys to victory for "Mikey" Garcia against "Juanma" Lopez: