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Juan Manuel Lopez Faces Aldimar Silva Santos on 2/2

Brazilian Aldimar Silva Santos will be the rival of former two time world champion Juan Manuel “Juanma” Lopez in his return to the ring on February 2, 2013, at the Ruben Rodriguez Coliseum in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, in a PR Best Boxing Promotions (PRBBP) presentation to be broadcasted on DIRECTV Pay Per View.

“Silva Santos will face Juanma Lopez on February 2. This will be a good return fight for Juanma after his biggest absence of the ring. We are going to see how Juanma look after almost   11 months without a fight”, Peter Rivera, PRBBP Vice-President, said. “Juanma is training hard because he wants to win a world championship again”.

Silva Santos (18-3, 9 KOs) fought last December 29, 2012, winning a six rounds decision over Rodolfo Franz in Brazil.

Juanma Lopez (31-2, 28 KOs), a former WBO superbantamweight and featherweight champion, will fight for the first time since March 10, 2012, when he lost by TKO against Orlando Salido, being suspended for one year by the Puerto Rico Boxing Comission for a bad comment against the referee Roberto Ramirez Sr. after the bout. Puerto Rico Secretary of Sports and Recreation, Henry Neumann, pardoned Lopez in October.

The Lopez-Silva Santos bout is scheduled to 10 rounds in 128 pounds. Actually, Lopez is ranked #5 by the WBO in the featherweight division.

Contenders Jose “Chelo” Gonzalez (21-0, 16 KOs), the #1 WBO ranked in the lightweights, McWilliams Arroyo (13-1, 11 KOs), the #6 WBO ranked in the flyweights, McJoe Arroyo (11-0, 6 KOs), the #9 WBO ranked in the superflyweights, and Jonathan “Bomba” Gonzalez (11-0, 10 KOs), the #12 WBO ranked in the flyweights, will fight for regional titles against foes to be named soon.

Tickets for this show are availables at Ticketcenter ( www.tcpr.com ) calling 1 787 792-5000. Prices are $20, $40, $60, $100, $125 Ring Side and $250 Red Carpet.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 01-04-2013

[quote=Big Dunn] i dont know much about santos. but I hope he beats the absolute **** out of JuanMA and forces him to retire. [/quote] I think for once we can agree on something. [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android[/I][/SIZE]

Comment by Ringlife on 01-04-2013

Why would anyone buy this fight on PPV it's a tune up fight what a joke.

Comment by richardt on 01-03-2013

Win, lose, or draw, Chelo Gonzalez would dish out some punishment to Broner. Chelo is climbing the ranks. He does everything great.

Comment by CubanGuyNYC on 01-03-2013

[QUOTE=nycsmooth;12883974]he's basically boxing a guy that's a 6/ 8 round fighter, w/no punch, 4 those prices...terrible matchmaking...[/QUOTE] [QUOTE=MJ223;12884505][B]Cant believe this is on ppv..... [/B][/QUOTE] It's good to see JuanMa back in the ring. That suspension was too heavy, if you…

Comment by PETUFF on 01-03-2013

This is a tune up fight after a year not bad ..We hoping Canelo fight a good fighter this year?:boxing::boxing:

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