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Pro Boxing Fans:
It's fight week in Dallas, Texas, as the days count down until Saturday night's Mikey Garcia vs. Juan Manuel Lopez featherweight title fight. Today, the fighters and their teams held the final pre-fight press conference. Earlier in the week, there was a fan fest open to the public, as well as public workouts from the fighters.
Here, you'll find collections of photos and videos from the final Garcia vs. Lopez press conference and the rest of the fight week activities for what should be an exciting and intriguing bout.
As you can see from the photos, plenty of fans came out to show their support. George Foreman was at the final press conference, and of course, the fighters posed with the Tecate Girls who will be on hand at the event.
Video: JuanMa Lopez received a lot of support in Dallas, Texas during an open workout in advance of his June 15 showdown with Mikey Garcia at the American Airlines Arena.
Video: Promoter Peter Rivera takes the pulse of the sweet scie...
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Garcia vs. JuanMa Weigh-ins:
Featherweights Mikey Garcia and Juan Manuel Lopez clash on Saturday night, in what should be an exciting match between two hard-hitting, talented fighters. The weigh-ins for the Garcia vs. JuanMa clash were held this afternoon, and right here, you'll find the complete weigh-in results with the official fighter weights and analysis as we get ready...
Cuban-born welterweight Damian "Devo" Frias (19-7-1, 10 KOs) will be back in his customary role as a potential spoiler Saturday night in Dallas as he takes on undefeated welterweight prospect Mikael Zewski (19-0, 15 KOs) in an eight-round bout at American Airlines Center. Zewski-Frias is on the Mikey Garcia-Juan Manuel Lopez undercard.
Frias already has one major upset...
Mikey Garcia has failed to make weight for his featherweight fight against former title-holder Juan Manuel Lopez.
The fight will go on Saturday night, with Lopez regaining the WBO title if he wins. The title will be vacant if Garcia wins.
The bout's promoter, Top Rank, tweeted the development Friday. A message left at Top Rank's office in Las Vegas was not immediately returned...
What remains of the Juan Manuel Lopez who stormed onto the HBO airwaves in 2008, inspiring broadcaster Max Kellerman to enthuse, "A star is born!"? The glimmers of greatness he showed then have steadily dimmed, certainly. He replaced excellence with pure excitement, though, and became a different kind of star. One thing held steady from the moment he burst into broader...
Oh Brian Williams, you badass with a hot daughter. You’ve got nothing to do with the boxing schedule, but that’s the tradition round these parts. The schedule is looking decent this week, depending on your tastes, with top American heavyweight Bryant Jennings doing his thing on NBC Sports and a couple of featherweight bangers, Mikey Garcia and Juan Manuel Lopez, getting it on...
Mikey Garcia fights as defending WBO featherweight champion for the first time Saturday night against former title-holder Juan Manuel Lopez.
He has prepared to battle his nerves as well.
''I don't feel any different, but people treat you different,'' said Garcia, who will face Lopez at American Airlines Center in a fight that Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban...
DALLAS (June 14, 2013) -- Undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) featherweight champion MIKEY GARCIA (31-0, 26 KOs), of Oxnard, Calif., and former WBO junior featherweight and WBO featherweight champion JUAN MANUEL LOPEZ (33-2, 30 KOs), of Caguas, Puerto Rico, will step on the scale for their Official Weigh-In, at the West Concourse of the American Airlines Center (2500 Victory...
HBO’s hit late-night boxing franchise heads to the American Airlines Center in Dallas for the first time to present an all-action slugfest highlighted by a superb featherweight title showdown when HBO BOXING AFTER DARK: MIKEY GARCIA VS. JUAN MANUEL LOPEZ AND TERENCE CRAWFORD VS. ALEJANDRO SANABRIA is seen SATURDAY, JUNE 15 at 10:45 p.m. (live ET/tape-delayed PT), exclusively on...
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