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Francisco Vargas Crushes Juanma in Three Rounds

By Rick Reeno

MGM Grand, Las Vegas - Francisco Vargas (20-0-1, 14KOs) got the biggest win of his rising career with a third round stoppage of former two division beltholder Juan Manuel "Juanma" Lopez (34-4, 31KOs) to capture the WBO International/NABF super featherweight titles.

The bigger Vargas was getting the better of Juanma during their early exchnages and applied a lot of pressure. During the third, Vargas turned up the pressure even more and a series of hard punches put Juanma down at the end of the round. He was badly hurt but saved by the bell. The corner of Juanma felt their boxer was too hurt, and he most certainly was, to send out for the fourth round.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by MAXIMUS~RICO~13 on 07-13-2014

I never really liked JuanMa but, he has a big heart and always gives his all. The sad thing is he will still be fighting and it will probably be against Gamboa and it will probably be another bad ending…

Comment by Slyboots on 07-13-2014

[QUOTE=niceyboo3;14754799]Nah I just believe he has too much heart and balls for his own good. Some might call it cancer. He'd still give Gamboa a good scrap before he's knocked out. I believe he should entertain that one last fight.…

Comment by budfr on 07-13-2014

hahaha Juanma must hate mexicans. They destroy him.

Comment by Ringlife on 07-13-2014

I like JuanMa but I hope he retires already.

Comment by niceyboo3 on 07-13-2014

[QUOTE=Divine Hammer;14752904]Juanma should have retired awhile ago. [B]He is so shot it's sad[/B].[/QUOTE] Nah I just believe he has too much heart and balls for his own good. Some might call it cancer. He'd still give Gamboa a good scrap…

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