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Josesito Lopez

Canelo Alvarez lands a left to the head of Josesito Lopez during their WBC super welterweight title fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 15, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Getty Images)

Mexican ‘Canelo’ Alvarez Punishes Josesito Lopez To Defend WBC Title

Saul “Canelo” Alvarez stopped Josesito Lopez late in the fifth round Saturday night, defending his WBC 154-pound title with a relentless display of power by the 22-year-old Mexican champion.

09/15/2012

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Could Riverside’s Josesito Upset Beloved Mexican Champ ‘Canelo’ Alvarez?

Josesito Lopez has risen from near-anonymity to the heights of boxing this summer, fighting his way into a big-money Las Vegas showdown with beloved Mexican champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez.

09/14/2012

(L-R) Canelo Alvarez throws a right to the body of Shane Mosley during their WBC super welterweight title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 5, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Josesito Lopez Will Be Huge Underdog Again Against ‘Canelo’ Alvarez

When Josesito Lopez and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez stood toe-to-toe and stared each other down Tuesday on historic Olvera Street, the supposedly undersized Lopez was the one looking down at his opponent.

07/17/2012

(L-R) Canelo Alvarez throws a right to the body of Shane Mosley during their WBC super welterweight title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 5, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Mexico’s Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez To Fight Riverside’s Lopez At MGM On Sept. 15th

According to variety of reports from Mexico and the US, WBC silver welterweight champion Josesito Lopez will challenge Mexican sensation Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez for the junior middleweight title.

07/10/2012

Victor Ortiz Josesito Lopez lands a punch during the 12-round fight for the vacant WBC Silver Welterweight Championship at Staples Center on June 23, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Lopez Breaks Ortiz’s Jaw To Pull Off Stunning Victory

Unheralded Josesito Lopez stopped welterweight star Victor Ortiz on Saturday night, apparently breaking Ortiz’s jaw in the ninth round to earn a stunning upset victory.

06/23/2012

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