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Juanma is Very Interested in Facing Mikey Garcia

By Ryan Burton

Various reports have recently surfaced stating that Top Rank is interested in pitting WBO featherweight champion Mikey Garcia (31-0, 26KOs) against former two-division champion Juan Manuel Lopez (32-2, 29KOs). The two dates being talked about are May 11th and May 18th and the fight would likely take place in Puerto Rico. 

Lopez said that he hadn't heard that the fight was being discussed but said he is very interested in facing the Mexican-American.  

"No one has mentioned the fight to me but if we can fight at 130 pounds that would be perfect. He is a great fighter and that would be a great fight.  I am very interested in that fight," Lopez told BoxingScene.com.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by mex602 on 03-07-2013

[QUOTE=Big Rigg;13118274]People Know who mikey is but put the PR Mex beef aside and use your head. Lopez is a big draw in PR. Mikey isnt a big draw in Cali or Vegas. Do the math.[/QUOTE] You're from ny.....shut up

Comment by lopez36 on 03-07-2013

[QUOTE=gusto910;13116915]Juanma needs another tuneup or 2 before he can even think of getting in with a banger like Garcia.[/QUOTE] you really think one or two tune ups is going to help his chin?...that's his problem,it's not that he's going to…

Comment by Bigg Rigg on 03-07-2013

[QUOTE=mex602;13118224]you're another pr idiot like prboxingcotto[/QUOTE] People Know who mikey is but put the PR Mex beef aside and use your head. Lopez is a big draw in PR. Mikey isnt a big draw in Cali or Vegas. Do the…

Comment by mex602 on 03-07-2013

[QUOTE=El [email protected]@PR;13118105]Cuz nobody knows who tha fu[I]c[/I]k the champ is, simple as that![/QUOTE] you're another pr idiot like prboxingcotto

Comment by [email protected] on 03-06-2013

[QUOTE=John Crown;13117658]Why does the champ have to go on the road?[/QUOTE] Cuz nobody knows who tha fu[I]c[/I]k the champ is, simple as that!

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