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ESPN Friday (Thursday) Night Fights - Lopez vs Martinez: Live streaming results and round-by-round coverage (April 24, 2014)

Josesito Lopez faces Aron Martinez tonight ESPN Friday Night Fights, confusingly taking place on Thursday night.

Scott Christ is the managing editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2006.

Tonight at 9:00 pm EDT on ESPN2 from the Agua Caliente Casino in Rancho Mirage, Calif., Josesito Lopez faces Aron Martinez in a 10-round welterweight main event. In the co-feature, Thomas Williams Jr faces Enrique Ornelas in a 10-round light heavyweight fight.

Lopez (31-6, 18 KO) made big waves in 2012 with a jaw-breaking upset of Victor Ortiz, and followed that with a pair of brutal losses to Canelo Alvarez and Marcos Maidana. Martinez (19-2-1, 4 KO) hasn't fought in a year, but he's a solid gatekeeper sort who can handle himself, and if Lopez has an off night, he could pull the upset here. He's certainly a more live dog than Arnaoutis was, as Arnaoutis was just a tune-up fight for Lopez to get back into the groove after some really demanding fights.

Williams (16-0, 11 KO) has been thrashing his opposition so far. Ornelas (34-8, 22 KO) is a veteran fighter who has been in with notable guys like Bernard Hopkins, Robert Stieglitz, and Beibut Shumenov.

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