Lem Satterfield

Katisidis stops Lozada in third round

Australian junior welterweight Michael Katsidis stopped Michael Lozada of Mexico at 2 minutes, 18 seconds of the third round on Saturday before a partisan crowd at Gold Coast Convention Centre in Broadbeach, Queensland.

Katsidis (28-4, 23 knockouts) was coming off consecutive title-bout losses to Juan Manuel Marquez and Robert Guerrero, respectively.

Losada (38-9-1, 30 KOs) lost for the third time in his past five fights, failing to rise from a savage body attack and being counted out by referee Adrian Cairns.

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