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Five keys for Josesito Lopez

Plotting a path to victory against Victor Ortiz

Originally Published: June 22, 2012
By Diego Morilla | ESPNdeportes.com

When former welterweight titlist Victor Ortiz and rising contender Josesito Lopez meet in Saturday's 12-round bout from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, each will be attempting to reach his 30th victory and grab a vacant title. And although those milestones may be important to a fighter's career, in this case, the biggest prize lies beyond. The true value of a victory would be solidifying a spot in the upper echelon of the lucrative 147-pound division, and the bigger and better purses that come ...

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