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Josesito Lopez to face Victor Ortiz

Updated: May 21, 2012, 2:26 AM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Josesito Lopez will get the opportunity to fight former welterweight titlist Victor Ortiz on June 23 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles as the replacement opponent for Andre Berto.

Henry Ramirez, Lopez's manager and trainer, told ESPN.com on Sunday night that his fighter has been offered the fight and that they have accepted, terming the deal "98 percent done. There are just a few minor details being worked out between the promoters."

Berto, also a former welterweight titleholder, ...

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