Holt vs Lopez in The Works For ESPN FNF on May 25th

By Ryan Burton has been advised that a fight between former junior welterweight champion Kendall Holt (28-3) and Josesito Lopez (29-4) is in the works for the May 25th edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights.

Holt bounced back from his October defeat to Danny Garcia by stopping Tim Coleman earlier this month on ESPN. Lopez is looking to bounce back from his split decision loss to Jesse Vargas last September on the Floyd Mayweather-Victor Ortiz undercard.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Hougigo on 04-01-2012

I'm okay with this! Sounds like a good FNF to look forward to

Comment by BattleAxePurist on 04-01-2012

If Holt doesn't score a KO he'll not win

Comment by El Angel on 03-31-2012

[QUOTE=ThePhantom5;11957736]Great fight for both and a big fight for FNF. Should be fun.[/QUOTE] You posted this a few days ago right? Haha damn you gotta be fast to beat ThePhantom.

Comment by Evil Abed on 03-31-2012

Great fight for both and a big fight for FNF. Should be fun.

Comment by rey guey on 03-31-2012

i think Lopez just has too much pressure for Holt. Lopez is a tough guy but I don't see him winning if it's goes to the cards. I think he beat Jessie Vargas but didn't get any favors from the…

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