Found December 14, 2013 on The Daily Sports Herald:
PLAYERS: Mike Arnaoutis
Photo Credit: Carlos Baeza / Thompson Boxing PromotionsIn a competitive welterweight bout, contender Josesito Lopez overcame an early knockdown to score a unanimous decision win over veteran Mike Arnaoutis on Friday in Indio, California.  The fight was stopped after eight rounds when Arnaoutis suffered an accidental head-butt that produced a nasty cut above his left eye and compromised his vision.  The fight went to the scorecards with judges ruling in favor of Lopez, 77-74, 77-74, and 76-75.Lopez, known for his toughness and his willingness to engage in slugfests, struggled throughout the fight with the southpaw Arnaoutis' lateral movement and accurate counterpunching.  In fact, the fight appeared much closer than the two 77-74 scorecards suggested, as each fighter had his moments during the individual rounds.Arnaoutis appeared poised for an upset after his stiff right jab scored a flash knockdown and sent a surprised Lopez to one knee at the closing seconds of the second round...

Josesito Lopez-Mike Arnaoutis weigh-in results, photos

Welterweight contender Josesito "Riverside Rocky" Lopez (30-6, 18 KOs) battles "Mighty" Mike Arnaoutis (24-9-1, 11 KOs) in the latest installment of Golden Boy Live! on Friday, Dec. 13 at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. The weigh-ins for the Lopez vs. Arnaoutis bout were held this afternoon, and right here, you can check out the photos and...

Josesito Lopez survives knockdown to defeat Mike Arnaoutis

Welterweight Josesito Lopez, also known as the "Riverside Rocky," overcame an early knockdown to score a unanimous decision win against "Mighty" Mike Arnaoutis on Friday, Dec 13 from the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, Calif. An accidental head-butt in the eighth round left Arnaoutis with a nasty cut above his left eye. The ringside physician ruled Arnaoutis...

Josesito Lopez Gets Technical Decision Over Mike Arnaoutis

Josesito Lopez the tough contender known as the “Riverside Rocky” faced a game competitor in “Mighty” Mike Arnaoutis at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California. The match on paper seemed like a fight for Josesito Lopez to boost himself back into title contention after taking back to back losses to power punchers Marcos […]

Josesito Lopez stutters back into action

At Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, California last night, fringe world-class welterweight Josesito Lopez, 31-6 (18), returned to action by winning a technical decision after eight hard-fought rounds against veteran former world ranked contender, "Mighty" Mike Arnaoutis, 24-10-2 (11).  It was only Lopez's second fight of the year and following on the heels of three terribly...

Viewing Picks for December 13, 2013

All Times Eastern Boxing Golden Boy Live, Indio, CA Josesito Lopez vs. Mike Arnaoutis -- Fox Sports 1, 10 p.m. Army/Navy Classic -- CBS Sports Network, 10 p.m. College Basketball Men's Elon at Colorado -- Pac-12 Networks, 8:30 p.m. Iowa at Iowa State -- 9:30 p.m. Women's Wisconsin at Washington -- Pac-12 Networks, 10:30 p.m. College Football...
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