Lopez hoping to re-launch his career
Former featherweight titlist faces a tough test against "Mikey" Garcia
The two featherweight title battles that Juan Manuel Lopez had with Orlando Salido were not for the faint of heart. They were both bruising slugfests that were fight of the year candidates.
Both fighters suffered damage, although Puerto Rico's Lopez took the worst of it.
In 2011, Salido, of Mexico, traveled to Puerto Rico and stopped Lopez in the eighth round to win a 126-pound world title, and although Lopez bounced back with a low-level victory, he met Salido again in Puerto Rico ...
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MEXICO-PUERTO RICO RIVALRY
Thousands of fighters. Dozens of champions. Two boxing-mad nations. One smoldering rivalry that trumps them all.