Advertisement
Advertisement

Juan Manuel Lopez, Further Medical Tests Are Ordered

By Rey Colon

Two-time world champion Juan Manuel Lopez (31-2, 28KOs), who is serving a 10-month suspension for his remarks against the referee Roberto Ramirez after suffering a technical knockout loss, for the second, to WBO featherweight champion Orlando Salido of Mexico, will undergo another series of medical examinations following his own admission that he suffered spells where he "blacked out" during three of his fights, including both of the bouts with Salido.

The need for additional tests were announced by the president of the Professional Boxing Commission, Dommys Delgado, who said there was a medical recommendation to turn up the statutory medical suspension from two to six months.

Lopez's suspension, for calling referee Ramirez "a gambler," will expire in March 2013 - but in order to obtain his license he must comply with the recommendations of the medical commission.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by mathed on 05-18-2012

[QUOTE=GRUSTLER;12143312]Lopez was talking a lot of smack before the 2nd fight. I especially remember when he said whoever loses should have no excuses. That's the problem with these promotional companies. They keep protecting these young fighters trying to capitalize off…

Comment by New England on 05-18-2012

[QUOTE=Jack Napier;12144553]blacked out? probably because he was getting lit up Lopez can hit but has no defense Mtagwa and Salido have taken a lot out of him the suspension might do him some good just hope he's not too badly…

Comment by New England on 05-18-2012

[QUOTE=larryx2013;12142882]im more than positive that man has suffered several concussions[/QUOTE] i remember an interview after his fight with mtagwa where he looked like he was about to go back out again when he began talking about his son and became…

Comment by Jack Napier on 05-18-2012

blacked out? probably because he was getting lit up Lopez can hit but has no defense Mtagwa and Salido have taken a lot out of him the suspension might do him some good just hope he's not too badly banged…

Comment by illadelph1016 on 05-18-2012

Idiot never learned how to dodge or slip a punch smh

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (14)
Top Headlines Leo Santa Cruz Says Having Dad in NYC Brought Him To Tears Photos: Joseph Diaz, Nick Arce, Roy Tapia Putting in Work Gamboa's Coach: One or Two More, Then Bring on Lomacheneko! Ruben Villa Inks Promotional With Banner and Thompson HBO Sports Head: Chocolatito Has Gotta Perform With Cuadras Tapales Struggles To Make Weight For Sor Singyu WBO Title Fight Photos: Carl Frampton, Leo Santa Cruz Face To Face in NYC WBC Prez on Crawford: One Voluntary, Then Mandatory Fight Jonathan Guzman Robbed of $70,000 Purse at The Airport Prince Naseem Backs Frampton To Get Job Done With Santa Cruz WBC Prez: Povetkin-Wilder Situation To Be Resolved Soon Noel Gevor vs. Mirko Larghetti on October 14 in Hamburg HBO Sports Hopeful of 3 Fights for Golovkin, Canelo in 2016 Andre Ward-Alexander Brand Full Undercard Announced Cuadras To Chocolatito: The Title is Coming Back To Mexico Jose Ramirez Targets World Title Shot, Returns on December 10 Parker To Have Two More Fights Before Anthony Joshua Clash Loeffler: As Soon as Golovkin Has a Fight, Everyone Wants Him! Roach Admits: I Don't Think I'll Accept Crawford For Pacquiao! Manager: Flores Has The Heart and Balls To Beat Rigondeaux Joseph Parker's Trainer Laughs at Haumono Protesting KO Loss Tapales Must Be in Top Form To Beat WBO Champ Sor Singyu Golovkin's Coach: We Wanted Ward, It Will Eventually Happen! Pacquiao's Ex-Trainer Warns Him To Stay Away From Crawford David Price vs. Eric Molina Showdown in Play For The Fall SHO’s Prospect Factory Churns Through Milestone Anniversary Roach Makes it Clear That Pacquiao Will Not Be 'One and Done' Eleider Alvarez Will Get Adonis Stevenson Next, Says Michel Chocolatito Admits Decision To Face Cuadras is a Big Career Risk Ricardo Mayorga's Wife Denies Fighter Was Drunk in Photo Chaise Nelson Goes The Distance in Recent Win Joseph Parker vs. Alexander Dimitrenko Finalized For October 1 NYSAC Under Fire After State Investigation Into Magomed Claims Photos: Chocolatito, Cuadras Go Face To Face in California AIBA To Review Testing Records of All Russian Olympic Boxers Bellew To Return On October 15; Smiths To Feature, Price Too? Jessie Vargas Looking For The Biggest Opportunity Possible Mikey Garcia Willing To Travel To UK To Fight Flanagan Next Denton Daley Goes For Commonwealth Belt on September 9 Moises Flores: I Have All The Tools To Defeat Rigondeaux!
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement