PHOTOS: Marcos Maidana halts Josesito Lopez in the sixth round of a thrilling war

On Saturday night, June 8, inside of the Home Depot Center in Carson, California, former junior welterweight champion Marcos Maidana (34-3, 31 KO’s) scored his biggest victory as a welterweight with a sixth round TKO over a very game Josesito Lopez (30-6, 18 KO’s).

The fight was full of momentum shifts, with Maidana being rocked in rounds three and four before turning the tide of the fight and scoring the stoppage to the crowd’s delight.

All photos courtesy of Naoki Fukuda

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