Lopez-Vargas, Ortiz-Cordova Fight Jan. 19 On Showtime (ShoBox)

11.01.07 - Four talented, promising prospects with a combined record of 57-2-1 with 41 KO's and a 95 percent winning percentage will be featured on an excellent "ShoBox: The New Generation" doubleheader on Friday, Jan. 19, 2007, on SHOWTIME (11 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the west coast)..

In the 12-round main event, undefeated, 23-year-old, hard-hitting southpaw junior featherweight Juan Manuel Lopez (14-0, 12 KOs) of Caguas, Puerto Rico, gets what could be the toughest test of his career when he faces once-beaten, 22-year-old Cuauhtemoc Vargas (15-1-1, 10 KOs) of Albuquerque, N.M., by way of Mexico City.

In the 10-round co-feature, once-beaten, 19-year-old left-hander Victor Ortiz (16-1, 11 KOs) of Oxnard, Calif., will be opposed by undefeated 21-year-old Marvin Cordova Jr. (12-0, 8 KOs) of LaJunta, Colo., in a super lightweight encounter.

Bob Arum's Top Rank Inc, will promote the twinbill at The Dodge Theater in Phoenix, Arizona.

Article posted on 11.01.2007

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