The WBA intercontinental welterweight title will be on the line on June 8 from the Home Depot Center in Carson, California as Marcos Rene Maidana
Matches up with Josesito Lopez. Watch complete pre and post fight coverage on BoxingChannel.tv
Marcos Rene Maidana
Marcos Rene Maidana is 29 years of age and hails from Argentina. He fights from an orthodox stance and stands at 5 feet seven inches tall with a reach of 69 inches. He has a career record of 33 wins with 30 by knockout, 3 losses with 0 b y knockout, and 0 draws with the Boxing odds.
He last fought on December 12 and scored a knockout win in the 3rd round against Angel Martinez in a bout that was for the vacant WBA intercontinental welterweight title at the Estadio Luna Park in Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina.
Madaina scored a technical knockout win over Jesus Soto Karass on September 15, 2012 for the vacant WBA international welterweight title in the 8th round of a scheduled 12 round bout.
Josesito Lopez is 28 years of age and fights from an orthodox stance. He stands at 5 feet 9 and one half inches tall with a reach of 69 inches. He has been a lifelong resident of Riverside, California. Lopez has a career record of 30 wins with 18 by knockout, 5 losses with 1 by knockout, and 0 draws with the Boxing odds.
Lopez last fought on September 15, 2012 as he scored a 5 round technical knockout loss against Saul Alvarez at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV in a bout that was for the WBC light middleweight title.
Prior to that Lopez was the winner of a 9 round RTD over Victor Ortiz in a bout that was scheduled for 12 rounds and was for the vacant WBC Silver welterweight title.