Juanma’s Trainer: He’s More Focused, More Dedicated Now

Trainer and manager Orlando Pinero is calling Juan Manuel Lopez “a new man.” He says the fight is more focused and more dedicated to his training camp. Juanma (31-1, 28KOs) is training to avenge the first defeat of his career. He wants revenge for last April’s knockout loss to Mexico’s Orlando Salido (37-11-2, 35KOs). The rematch takes place on March 10th in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

“The Juanma I’ve seen [in camp] is more determined, more focused and more positive. He knows what he has to do to regain the title he lost and that’s what we we are working on. We have to make a series of adjustments, but the bottom line is the commitment to train. I’ve watched the video of the first fight, as well as the past two of Salido, and it is important to work on certain details,” Pinero told Carlos Gonzalez.


By Jhonny Gonzalez