Juanma To Get "Fighter of The Year" Nod in Puerto Rico

By Rey Colon

The Boxing Commission of Puerto Rico will hold their annual awards on March 1 at Nilmarie Santini, located at the headquarters of the Department of Recreation and Sport in Santurce, and the event will be dedicated to the former three division world champion and Felix 'Tito' Trinidad.

Juan Manuel Lopez, the undefeated WBO featherweight champion, will receive the award for "Boxer of The Year" for the third consecutive year.

Wilfredo 'Papito' Vazquez, the undefeated WBO champion at 122 pounds, will get the Sixto Escobar Cup, while Miguel Cotto, the current champion of the WBA at junior middleweight, will also receive his award in this category.

McJoe Arroyo, who finished with a record of 6-0 in his first year as a professional, is the favorite for the "Rookie of the Year" award.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Iceta Lives on 02-19-2011

It's pretty funny to me that even Juan Ma's own promoter admits nobody gives a flying [B]f[/B]uck about him outside of the island. Straight from the horse's mouth: "The Gamboa-Lopez fight needs time to marinate. You don't want it to…

Comment by Plaster...Sad. on 02-19-2011

[QUOTE=IdNod4u2;10124856]This coming from a Dumbinican that idolizes Guzman :rofl: Dominican fighters dont take knees or even quit, they just get DR is the journeyman country.[/QUOTE] HAHA @ journeyman country!!!!!

Comment by Vegan101 on 02-19-2011

[QUOTE=IdNod4u2;10124856]This coming from a Dumbinican that idolizes Guzman :rofl: Dominican fighters dont take knees or even quit, they just get DR is the journeyman country.[/QUOTE] [QUOTE=Va_BoriKua;10124863]vegan is actually a confused gay puertorican who loves green k up his ass.…

Comment by RicanRoyalty on 02-18-2011

the horse juan ma lopez, **** all the haters... juan ma very good work this year juan ma. gamboa's next come get some. and let the best man win.. letttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttts gooooooooooooooooooooo juan ma loppez

Comment by cubano11 on 02-18-2011

[QUOTE=JonoYoungP4P;10124960]hes gunna KO gamboa soon[/QUOTE] i dont think so...i have 4 millions on Gamboa:*******:

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