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Juanma Lopez Holding Presser To Discuss Ref Comments

By Rey Colon

Former two-division world champion Juan Manuel "Juanma" Lopez will hold a press conference later today in Puerto Rico to discuss his March 10th TKO defeat to World Boxing Organization (WBO) featherweight champion Orlando Salido of Mexico, and the controversial comments that he made about referee Roberto Ramirez Sr.

The presser will take place at 1:00 pm at the Corporate Tetaro Sports Museum of Puerto Rico in Guaynabo. In addition to Lopez (31-2, 28 KOs), members of promotional firm PR Best Boxing will be present.

Juanma will also discuss his future, and his recent suspensions by the WBO and the Professional Boxing Commission of Puerto Rico. Both of those suspensions are connected to Juanma calling Ramirez "a gambler" during the televised post-fight interview that followed the Salido loss. The hearing with the Puerto Rico Commission takes place on March 26th.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by nycsmooth on 03-20-2012

old news....Lopez & Ramirez don't matter...both would b better away frm boxing...

Comment by boricuajr23 on 03-20-2012

whats said is said an Whats done is done. No need for a press conference. Juanma ment every single word. He aint going to fool nobody with a fake apology. He was asked a 2nd time if he was sure…

Comment by joe strong on 03-20-2012

STFU juama! take your lumps like a man , not like a little school girl. everytime you open your mouth you make yourself look like such a fool. your life is full of excuses & everyone else is to blame…

Comment by EdMon917 on 03-20-2012

[QUOTE=flint;11909878]he's already to kiss butt. i would'nt do it. the ref did'nt accept his apology and they're going to suspend him any way. if i were him i would cancel the press conference. and rest on my own dam time…

Comment by spoonwars on 03-20-2012

Choose a side, Juanma. Be a fake nice guy or embrace the bad guy role.

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