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Juanma Given Suspension By The Puerto Rico Commission

By Rey Colon

The Professional Boxing Commission of Puerto Rico has issued a temporary suspension on former two division champion Juan Manuel Lopez, and ordered the fighter to appear for a hearing on March 26th, 10 am. Juanma will appear before Alberto Arroyo, a hearing officer, lawyer and commissioner - who was appointed by the President of the PR Commission, Dommys Delgado.

"We made a determination to issue a temporary suspension and scheduled a hearing for the 26th at 10 am, where [Juanma] must show cause as to why he should not be punished.  Arroyo will give us a report [on the hearing] and we expect to have everything resolved on Tuesday or Wednesday," Delgado said.

Lopez is now under two temporary suspensions. He was also suspended by the World Boxing Organization (WBO), who gave him until Friday (today) to demonstrate beyond a reasonable doubt why he shouldn't remain suspended.

The two suspensions stem from Juanma's televised post-fight interview that followed last Saturday's TKO defeat to Mexico's Orlando Salido. After suffering the loss, Juanma made several allegations against the referee Roberto Ramirez Sr., calling him a "gambler" and alluding that Ramirez stopped the fight in connection to bet.

Lopez is planning a press conference on Monday and/or Tuesday to apologize to Ramirez.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by geokis88 on 03-17-2012

The ref owes me money too. Ha ha

Comment by PRking718 on 03-17-2012

[QUOTE=el jeffe;11895875]Lulz! sore loser, gets his ass handed to him 2 times in his backyard then cries about it, LOVE IT!! SALIDO!!!!![/QUOTE] STFU cornball. Juanma fought his heart out and the ref was funny, letting dirty **** slide for both…

Comment by BigDog9 on 03-17-2012

whats funny is that the ref of his son never came out and declined that they are gamblers. its pretty quiet from there side.

Comment by Light_Speed on 03-17-2012

[QUOTE=ABOSWORTH;11895933]That seems a bit over the top. A suspension for saying something unfavorable after he got KTFO? Please. Don't get me wrong, the **** he said pissed me off and I felt a bit embarrassed for the guy for saying…

Comment by Longjab10 on 03-17-2012

[QUOTE=ABOSWORTH;11895933]That seems a bit over the top. A suspension for saying something unfavorable after he got KTFO? Please. Don't get me wrong, the **** he said pissed me off and I felt a bit embarrassed for the guy for saying…

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