Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/1/14
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Juan Manuel Lopez stopped Aldimar Silva Santos in the ninth round Saturday night in his first fight following a suspension for accusing a referee of having a gambling problem. Lopez knocked Santos down with an impressive flurry with 1:04 left, and the Brazilian boxer was unable to continue. Lopez, a former junior featherweight titleholder, was in the ring for the first time since losing his featherweight belt to Orlando Salido in March 2010, an epic slugfest that saw Salido go down in the fifth round and Lopez knocked down in the 10th round. It was what happened after the fight that generated controversy, though. The fight, close on all three scorecards, was appropriately stopped by referee Roberto Ramirez Sr. when Lopez was clearly dazed in the 10th round. Moments later, Lopez was interviewed in the ring by Showtime's Jim Gray and, still appearing confused, accused Ramirez of having a gambling problem. In a sport with a long history of murky characters and questionable decisio...
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