Found March 13, 2012 on The Queensbury Rules:
That's more like it. I second what our Patrick Connor said -- we were due for some mighty good action, and Orlando Salido vs. Juan Manuel Lopez II delivered. But it isn't unmitigated joy that boxing gave us this past weekend. Let us parse the Fight of the Yearness of the bout; the craziness of Lopez' post-fight remarks, and the fallout; the ramifications of the two fights themselves, both past and future; and offer one more brief word on Ricky Burns vs. Paulus Moses, another fight from the weekend that our man Andrew Harrison covered here. Fight of the Yearness. It was a helluva featherweight fight, Salido-Lopez II, and the Fight of the Year so far by default. But I side with Connor's verdict: It's got a great Round 9, but as FOTY contenders go, I wish it was a touch stronger. I said something similar about Hernan Marquez-Luis Concepcion I in 2011; everyone was going nuts for it, and it was clearly awesome. But like Marquez-Concepcion I, Salido...

Video of JuanMa-Salido II Round 9- Round of the Year Candidate

The Juan Manuel Lopez vs. Orlando Salido II fight this past weekend was a thrilling encounter. Salido proved his doubters wrong by scoring the stoppage win again, earning a 10th round TKO victory. In round 9 though, the two fighters engaged in an intense, nonstop, back and forth battle, and the round is an early frontrunner to be round of the year. Right here, you can watch the...

Featherweight rankings update after JuanMa-Salido II results boxing division rankings update binge: Flyweight, Featherweight, Lightweight & More As always after a big fight, it's time to update our boxing divisional rankings. The big action from this weekend was the rematch between Juan Manuel Lopez and Orlando Salido. The JuanMa vs. Salido II results proved that the first fight was no fluke, and it shakes up the...

Sergio Martinez private workout out video footage

Coming off the heels of the exciting bout between Orlando Salido and Juan Manuel Lopez in Puerto Rico, boxing has another potential barnburner coming up this weekend as universally recognized middleweight king Sergio Martinez goes up against tough and rugged englishman born but Irish bred Matthew Macklin at the mecca of boxing in Madison Square [...]
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