Watch the Radar: Juanma Lopez vs. Ponce de Leon

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  1. Kamehameha Boricua

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    http://www.fightnews.com/fightnews_2/headlines//EkpZypuppEIqkfzmEJ.html

    this fight should be excellent. Lopez is one of the best prospects out of Puerto Rico but relatively untested w/ top tier talent. This is his first major title fight but he has great boxer-puncher skills w/ decent pop. PDL will be the favorite but he hasn't improved hardly at all. Lopez has a great chance vs. the windmill, that is if his inexperience and chin hold up.

    for those who don't kno Lopez, i believe there are a few clips on youtube w/ him. Also interesting to note he's from Caguas, same as Cotto.
     
  2. Seano Hands of bone

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    Ponce De Leon may be the least skilled champ in any weight class.
     
  3. MC Paul Barman Gold Belt Platinum Member

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    Ponce De Leon...
    constantly on/
    the fountain of youth not robotron/


    *can't help myself*
     
  4. Tam-Tam Management vs Labour

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    Juanma is completely and totally overrated. I don't see anything close to special talent in the kid.

    That ombined with Ponce's complete lack or orthodox skill, makes this a decent fight.
     
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    I thought it could be pretty good, too, but I didn't know everybody didn't like Ponce that much.....
     
  6. Tam-Tam Management vs Labour

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    Ponce is just ugly, dude. Horrible in fact. But mtch him right, and it can be good fun. I think he's matched well here.
     
  7. JMyersDTN Sherdog Writer: Joseph Myers

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    OK. Maybe it will be a good fight.
     
  8. 5acrossYOeye Silver Belt

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    man...i was going to make a thread about this fight.

    i like juan and his skills. my only question is if they're rushing him. he has fought a ton of nobodies but has eliminated the nobodies.
     
  9. ssx Brown Belt

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    Come on, give PDL some credit, he may not be textbook but he is 34-1 with 30KO's and has beaten good competition and sometimes in highlight reel fashion.:icon_chee
     
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    What good competition has Ponce beat in good fashion?
     
  11. JMyersDTN Sherdog Writer: Joseph Myers

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    Just because somebody is 34-1 doesn't make them good.
     
  12. novakstep White Belt

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    Rey Bautista?
     
  13. Shizzy West Side Romo Wolf Pack

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    Yea, I was at the fight. Ponce made Bautista look like a bum.
     
  14. BobbyBrez Brown Belt

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    His pony tail was beautiful, admit it.
     
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    I think Bautista was rushed to quick for that fight. Should have given him another year at least. Ponce is mainly dangerous because of aggression and punching power- very unorthodox kind of like Sam Soliman (don't know why that came to my mind).
     
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    Bautista? Erm, no.
     
  18. Dit365 Purple Belt

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    i really like Ponce de Leon before the Eduardo Escobedo fight he was in most top 25 p4p lists 21 in boxrec i believe .

    yeah he was terrible against a reality unknown but he's nearly always entertaining .

    i wondering is he struggling to make the weight cause he's fairly big imo for super bantam.

    he;s not close to the worst titlest not even in the top 10 . the super bantam weight he just probably along with welter weight is the best division in boxing
     
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  20. BobbyBrez Brown Belt

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    No shit, I was him to have his rematch with Celestinasd'fasdfakjdf Caba'asjdfasjdflkas so he can beat his ass!
     

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