Lopez out to show he's no lightweight
Can underdog 154-pound challenger bite Alvarez and re-live his 'Rocky' moment?
LAS VEGAS -- Junior middleweight titlist Saul "Canelo" Alvarez was sitting ringside at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on June 23 watching former welterweight titleholder Victor Ortiz fight Josesito Lopez and, like most everyone, was shocked by what he saw.
Alvarez expected Ortiz, the heavy favorite, to beat Lopez, a junior welterweight who had moved up in weight to take the place of Andre Berto after he was bounced from the fight because of a positive steroid test. With a win in ...
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