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Orlando Salido is Shocked at Juanma's Weight Gain

By Rey Colon

When Mexican featherweight contender Orlando Salido arrived to a press conference in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, he was shocked to see a chubby Juan Manuel Lopez, who appears to have put on a substantial amount of weight. Salido estimates that Juanma weighs at least 150-pounds.

Juanma, who defends the WBO featherweight title against Salido on April 16, admits that he does currently weigh around the welterweight limit. The featherweight limit is 126-pounds. Salido feels Juanma could possibly struggle in their fight from having to shed off 25-pounds in camp. Juanma moved up to featherweight two fights ago after stuggling with the super bantamweight limit of 122.

"He looks very heavy, very full. I look at him and I think that he's over 150 pounds. That's a lot of weight. I'm about 140 pounds and I think that it might affect him. He can be weakened physically due to a long struggle to make the weight," Salido said.

Rey Colon covers the boxing scene in Puerto Rico for Sport Press.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by DondiNeverLeft on 02-09-2011

[QUOTE=reneg_2;10082425]tell me why you're talking about hating and you are the biggest Mexican hater... just look at your profile homie. so hit up 1800-whyhate, they're waiting to help you. you OWNED yourself bro.[/QUOTE] All I see from Plaster Sad is…

Comment by Plaster...Sad. on 02-09-2011

[QUOTE=reneg_2;10082425]tell me why you're talking about hating and you are the biggest Mexican hater... just look at your profile homie. so hit up 1800-whyhate, they're waiting to help you. you OWNED yourself bro.[/QUOTE] Weak.... As I mentioned many times before:…

Comment by King Ju-Ju on 02-09-2011

[QUOTE=Stones!;10079671]Why should he train hard to fight another bum? He knows exactly what he's doing - have a light training camp, just be sure to make the weight, beat this bum, and collect another easy pay-day. Lopez is a cowardly…

Comment by cleaner147 on 02-09-2011

Donaire and JuanMa are few of this lil fellas who are unbelievable Big for their divisions. thats one reason where some sick KO's come from.

Comment by reneg_2 on 02-09-2011

[QUOTE=Plaster...Sad.;10081012]Some of these clowns have a "hate puerto ricans" clause in their contract bro. It just tells me who is upset with the way their lives turned out, and who isn't. Envy is a cry for help. These kids are…

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