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Juan Manuel Lopez Targets December, January Return

By Elisinio Castillo

Former two division champion Juan Manuel Lopez (33-3, 30KOs), 30-years-old, is looking to return on a date in December or January 2014. Lopez was knocked out in three rounds last month by Mikey Garcia. Garcia failed to make weight for that much and the bout still went forward. Lopez wants to capture at title at the super featherweight limit and plans to start training again next month.

"I will not return. I will start training again in August. I want to become a world champion again. I will fight at 130 and not return again to 126-pounds," Lopez said to Carlos Gonzalez.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Da Boxer on 07-27-2013

Juanma, Please dont do this for your own health. I look better at 44 than what you looked against hypejob Mikey. Retire, get healthy and stay away! [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android[/I][/SIZE]

Comment by TOBYLEE1 on 07-27-2013

[QUOTE=Jack Napier;13595573]Lopez is an action fighter, would love to see him come back but Mtagwa, Salido x2, and now Mikey have taken too much from him Lopez is finished and will get beat by any legit guys in his range…

Comment by Sugar Adam Ali on 07-27-2013

JuanMa is one of my favorites, but he is damaged goods now,, He is just a puncher, No defense or adaptabilty... Would still like to see him and gamboa.....

Comment by Jack Napier on 07-27-2013

Lopez is an action fighter, would love to see him come back but Mtagwa, Salido x2, and now Mikey have taken too much from him Lopez is finished and will get beat by any legit guys in his range maybe…

Comment by TOBYLEE1 on 07-27-2013

[QUOTE=AnimalisticMeth;13591470] look at that guy[/QUOTE] Unfortunately that version of Lopez is gone and that PDL version got better

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