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Juanma Lopez: I Learned A lot From The Salido Loss

By Jhonny Gonzalez

Former WBO featherweight champion Juan Manuel Lopez is learning from the first loss of his career. He feels the loss will make him a much better fighter. Last weekend in Nayamon, Puerto Rico, Lopez was stopped in eight rounds by Orlando Salido of Mexico. The biggest problem for Juanma in the fight was a lack of speed. He told his corner that his hands felt slow and he couldn't get his legs going, but he's not sure why that happened.

"I definitely learned a lot. You have to make some, adustments there are no other options.  I feel that I failed the public. But, everyone has supported me, cried with me and that makes me continue to grin. The best ever, Muhammad Ali, finished his career with five defeats and he was always a hero. I knew that he (Orlando Salido) was a dangerous fighter. I didn't attention to his record, whether it was good or bad," Juanma said to Rafael Rivera.

"From the first round when I sat in the corner I told them I was felt slow and my speed was not there. Something happened. Actually, when he put him down, I wasn't really that hurt - I just felt very dizzy, but I've felt punches like this. I sat and watched the fight and it wasn't good. The speed was not there and neither was the movement in my legs. I was rather slow."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by [email protected] on 04-26-2011

[QUOTE=Mr. Fantastic;10437028]My bad fellow AMERICAN. :lol1: :bottle:[/QUOTE] :You_Rock_ :puke: not that **** again, im out of here, do your thing!

Comment by Mr. Fantastic on 04-26-2011

[QUOTE=El [email protected]@PR;10437026]STFU Chicano, that dumbass, said, there will be no other good fighter from PR. Thats a dumb as fukk statement and even your jotto ass knows it.[/QUOTE] My bad fellow AMERICAN. :lol1: :bottle:

Comment by [email protected] on 04-26-2011

[QUOTE=Mr. Fantastic;10437013]LOL @ the Ricans red k'ing the other Rican for saying some truth to his comment. To be honest, I don't really see a PR prospect as good as Cotto was when he was a prospect. I may be…

Comment by BTL on 04-26-2011

[QUOTE=Tomasio;10430672][B][I]In the Salido fight Juanma learned that he eats EVERY straight right that's thrown at him & that he CAN NOT make ANY adjustments & that he could get KNOCKED THE FUK OUT & that him & his team CAN'T…

Comment by Mr. Fantastic on 04-26-2011

LOL @ the Ricans red k'ing the other Rican for saying some truth to his comment. To be honest, I don't really see a PR prospect as good as Cotto was when he was a prospect. I may be wrong…

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