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Report/gallery: Canelo vs. Lopez

Ringside by Anthony Springer Jr.
Photos by Chris Cozzone

The fairy tale had to end sometime. After ruining a proposed bout between Victor Ortiz and Saul Alvarez, Josesito ran into a brick wall and was flattened by “Canelo” in six as the heavy favorite retained his WBC super welterweight title. Lopez was up for the fight and kept it entertaining but had no answers –on offense or defense – for the much larger champion.

After just three minutes of action, Lopez (30-5, 18 KOs) was bruised up. It went downhill from there. A left hand to the midsection dropped Lopez late in the second frame, a blow that would signal a sign of things to come . . . Click here for more

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