It may be early in the year but the second round of Juan Manuel Lopez vs Daniel Ponce De Leon is going to be a tough round to beat for Round of the Year. Lopez was able to save his career by recovering from a second round knockdown to come back and defeat De Leon with a 2nd round TKO. De Leon dropped Juanma with a right hand early in the round. Thinking he had Juanma hurt De Leon attacked Juanma hoping to end the night early, however it would be De Leon's night that ended as he was dropped by a huge right hook that he was never able to recover him. De Leon fell to the canvas again seconds later and found himself on the other end of an assault from Juanma as he laid on the ropes until the referee stopped the fight. Juanma improved to 34-3, 31 KO's while De Leon fell to 45-6, 35 KO's.