By Francisco Salazar
There is a strong possibility welterweight contender Josesito Lopez could return to the ring by the end of the summer, Thompson Boxing Promotions General Manager/ Matchmaker Alex Camponovo told Boxingscene.com last week.
In his last fight on April 24, Lopez stopped Aron Martinez in the fifth round in Rancho Mirage, CA. The bout was a co-promotion between Thompson Boxing and Goossen Tutor, both of which promote Lopez.
Lopez could fight on another co-promotion show between the two, or even on a Golden Boy card, as was the case in his December win over Mike Arnaoutis in Indio, CA.
Lopez (32-6, 19 KOs) is advised by Al Haymon, who mostly advises fighters on the Golden Boy or Mayweather Promotions rosters.
Francisco A. Salazar has written for Boxingscene.com since September of 2012 and has covered boxing in Southern California and abroad since 2000. He also covers boxing for the Ventura County (CA) Star newspaper, RingTV, and Knockout Nation. He can be reached by email at [email protected] or on Twitter at FSalazarBoxing