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 21 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 14 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, 9 loses and 0 draws, with 21 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Benn would have advantage in power over Lopez, with a 67% knock out percentage over Lopez's 55%.
Conor Benn is the younger man by 13 years, at 25 years old.
Lopez has a height advantage of 2 inches over Benn. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
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 215 less professional rounds, 84 to Lopez's 299.
Conor Benn goes into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA, 5 by the WBC, 4 by the WBO, 5 by the IBF and 9 by the RING at welterweight.
Benn vs Lopez form
Benn remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Chris Van Heerden on 16th April 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Chris Algieri on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 4th round at Echo Arena, Merseyside.
Going into that contest, he had beat Adrian Granados on 4th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Headingley Rugby League Stadium, Yorkshire.
Before that, he had won against Samuel Vargas on 10th April 2021 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
He had beat Sebastian Formella on 21st November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
Lopez has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Cody Crowley on 16th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at AT&T Stadium, Texas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Francisco Santana on 5th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 10th round at AT&T Stadium, Texas.
Going into that contest, he had won against John Molina Jr on 28th September 2019 by knockout in the 8th round at Staples Center, LA.
Before that, 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.
He had defeated Saul Corral on 9th April 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Novo at L.A. Live, California.
In terms of recent activity, Conor Benn has been fighting more than Josesito Lopez.
Conor Benn last fought 4 months ago, while Josesito Lopez's last outing was 4 months ago.
Benn's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.4 rounds on average.
Lopez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 4 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10 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.