Salido stops Lopez to keep WBO featherweight title



SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Mexico’s Orlando Salido stopped Juan Manuel Lopez in the 10th round Saturday night to retain the WBO featherweight title and beat the Puerto Rican for the second time in a year.

The 31-year-old Salido earned a technical knockout at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum to improve to 38-11-2 with 26 KOs. The 28-year-old Lopez dropped to 31-2 with 28 KOs.

Last April, Salido beat Lopez with another technical knockout in the eighth round.

Two of three judges had Lopez ahead on points when the fight ended.