Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Juanma: Salido Gets Clocked in Eight or Nine Rounds

By Rey Colon

Juan Manuel Lopez, the undefeated WBO featherweight champion, is almost at the weight of his division and he's ready for his next defense this Saturday against Mexico's Orlando Salido. He plans to win with his skills as a boxer and using quicker punches, but he also doesn't rule out a knockout. Juanma plans to box smart and won't allow himself to be reckless by looking for a quick knockout in the early rounds. He wants to break Salido down.

"I'm going back to the old school and using my amateur knowledge, but if we have to enter the zone of fire, we'll go. If there's a knockout, it will be in something like the eight or ninth round. I do not think it will come in the first round. If the knockout comes, it would be better, but I'm not going in there with that mentality. You have to please the public but with 30 fights you have to do it intelligently. Now I'm stronger and I won't get hurt, no way," Juanma said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by gibo on 04-12-2011

[QUOTE=BorderPatrol;10365487]Saildo wins as he is a Mexican and they always beat Ricans in every single fight. Fact.[/QUOTE] Way pass your bed time mocoso!!!! Stupid comment from a Puerto Rican hater!!!! But then this is Boxingscene!!! It is understood.

Comment by Cubanborn87 on 04-12-2011

[QUOTE=puga;10365322]juanma struggled vs mtgwa then gamboa destroyed him.....gamboa struggled vs salido and now fighting juanma......i think juanma got an extra motivation to destroy salido( i think he will) to get even with gamboa for making him look bad.....then we shall…

Comment by vicmatic1 on 04-12-2011

was looking forward the cruz martinez fight more than this but ill watch cuz juanma is exciting either way n i def wanna see cruz on american tv for the first time

Comment by Stanly Ketchel on 04-12-2011

[QUOTE=TheMexHurricane;10366066][COLOR="Red"][SIZE="4"] It would be inaccurate to call Juanma great but it would also be inaccurate to say he won't be great. We have to wait and see to make a fair judgement. As for Salido, he's much better than his…

Comment by [email protected] on 04-12-2011

[QUOTE=CubanGuyNYC;10365455]I'm looking forward to this fight. Salido is tough, but he's a very hit-able opponent. Orlando has said he wants to be hyper-aggressive in this bout. It seems like that'll play right into Lopez's plans, as JuanMa seems interested in…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (33)
Top Headlines Mikey Garcia: I'll Get 5th Title, I'll Be a Champion at Welterweight! Fowler vs. Fitzgerald Winner To Face Cheeseman in Summer Van Heerden Confident Career Will Now Be On Right Path Hearn: Wilder and Fury Don't Want Joshua - Now Fans Know! Bahkodir Jalolov Blasts Out Willie Harvey in Two Rounds Danny Garcia: I Plan To Make Granados One of My Easiest Bouts Angel Acosta Training Hard With Roach, Focused on Lopez Breazeale: Wilder Loves To Hear His Own Voice, He's a Circus Act Hopkins, Wright, Marquez Enter Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame Photos: Danny Garcia, Adrian Granados - Face To Face in LA Wilder: I'm With Same People That Got Floyd Where He Went Danny Garcia: Granados' Ass Is Grass, I'm The Lawnmower! Wilder, Fury Among Six Boxers on ESPN World Fame 100 List Deontay Wilder: I Hold The Keys To The Heavyweight Division Patrick Mukala Inks Pact With Banner Promotions Photos: Deontay Wilder, Dominic Breazeale - Tense Face To Face Joe Joyce is Now The EBU Mandatory To Agit Kabayel News: Blair Cobbs, Kalvin Henderson, David Brophy, More Breazeale Expects To Land "The Big Shot" on Wilder's Chin Artur Beterbiev vs. Radivoje Kalajdzic Official For May 4 Deontay Wilder: This is Personal, I Want To Destroy Breazeale Wilder vs. Breazeale, May 18th at Barclays on Showtime Martin Saldana Stops Joan Jose Valenzuela in Three Rounds Josh Warrington Aims To Punish Kid Galahad For Trash Talk Hearn on U.S. Market: Feels Like We're Getting Great Momentum Garcia Would 'Love' Lomachenko; Not Sure About 135 Return Spence: Garcia Could've Caught Me Off Guard If Not So Arrogant Carl Frampton Willing To Go Straight To Oscar Valdez Fight Okolie: Joshua Will Bust Up Miller, Stop Him in Mid-Rounds Sakaria Lukas Targets Joseph Diaz, Confident of Knockout Win Robert Garcia: I'd Want Mikey at 140, But There Are Fights at 147 Pacquiao Not Intimidated: Spence Doesn't Really Hit That Hard! Luis Nery: I Want To Win Back My Title, Unify The Division Pacquiao flush with options, but still wants Mayweather rematch Arum: Pacquiao Should Face Porter or Garcia, Spence is Too Much Gassiev Plans To Decide on Weight in April, Will Speak With DAZN Jarrell Miller: I'm More Intelligent Than Joshua, I'm a Warrior Andres Cortes, Jahmal Dyer Working Hard For ShoBox Clash Lucian Bute Expected To Announce Retirement From Boxing Arum: Unlike Mikey Garcia, Amir Khan Intends To Win His Fight!
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement