Current rankings @ Welterweight
When is Benn vs Lopez?
Conor Benn could potentially square off against Josesito Lopez in Late 2021 in the United Kingdom.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Benn vs Lopez stats
Conor Benn would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 20 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Josesito Lopez would make his way to the ring with a record of 38 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 21 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Benn would have a slight advantage in power over Lopez, with a 65% knock out percentage over Lopez's 55%.
Conor Benn is the younger man by 12 years, at 25 years old.
Lopez has a height advantage of 2 inches over Benn.
Both Conor Benn & Josesito Lopez fight out of an orthodox stance.
Benn is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 26 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 13 year and 2 months later than Lopez, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He has fought 207 less professional rounds, 82 to Lopez's 289.
Conor Benn goes into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBA, 7 by the WBO, 6 by the IBF and 9 by the RING at welterweight.
Josesito Lopez is currently ranked number 6 by the WBC and 15 by the WBO in the 147lb division.
Benn vs Lopez form
Benn remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Chris Algieri on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 4th round at Echo Arena, Merseyside, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Adrian Granados on 4th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Headingley Rugby League Stadium, Yorkshire.
Going into that contest, he had beat Samuel Vargas on 10th April 2021 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
Before that, he had won against Sebastian Formella on 21st November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
He had beat Steve Jamoye on 26th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at O2 Arena, London.
Lopez has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he defeated Francisco Santana on 5th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 10th round at AT&T Stadium, Texas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated John Molina Jr on 28th September 2019 by knockout in the 8th round at Staples Center, LA.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Keith Thurman on 26th January 2019 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
Before that, he had won against Saul Corral on 9th April 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Novo at L.A. Live, California.
Hehad defeated Todd Manuel on 10th December 2016 by unanimous decision in their 6 round contest at USC Galen Center, California.
In terms of recent activity, Conor Benn has been fighting more than Josesito Lopez.
Conor Benn last fought 1 month and 18 days ago, while Josesito Lopez's last outing was 1 year, 1 month and 24 days ago.
Benn's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.8 rounds on average.
Lopez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 1 month and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Benn vs Lopez?
Josesito Lopez is currently (+100) to win the fight outright, while you can get (+100) on Conor Benn if you fancy the incredible upset.