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PLAYERS: Victor Ortiz
If you tuned into Showtime on Saturday night, you saw two sensational fights, topped off by the exciting bout between Victor Ortiz and Josesito Lopez. Lopez scored the shocking 9th round TKO win in a back and forth, hotly contested affair, when he broke Ortiz's jaw with a crushing flush left hook. Ortiz looked ready to continue, but ultimately, the fight had to be called off. Right here, you can find a huge collection of fight night Ortiz vs. Lopez pictures, to see for yourself all of the great action. Watching the fight live, you couldn't tell that Ortiz had suffered a broken jaw. All you saw was him being tagged with a few good shots in the midst of many back and forth, rapid fire exchanges. In fact, it seemed like Ortiz had bowed out - something we've seen from him in the past, but that wasn't the case. All you had to do was try to listen to him talk after the fight - he could barely speak with the badly broken jaw. A fantastic outcome for Lopez, a fi...
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