Ice Arena, Hull, United Kingdom
Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Campbell vs Lopez?
Luke Campbell beat Jairo Lopez by technical knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 25th February 2017 at Ice Arena in Hull.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Campbell vs Lopez stats
Luke Campbell stepped into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jairo Lopez made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Campbell had advantage in power over Lopez, with a 80% knock out percentage over Lopez's 67%.
Luke Campbell was the older man by 35 years, at 35 years old.
Campbell had a height advantage of 2 inches over Lopez. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Luke Campbell fought out of the southpaw stance, while Jairo Lopez was an orthodox fighter.
Campbell was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 2 year and 1 month later than Lopez, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 4 less professional rounds, 149 to Lopez's 153.
Luke Campbell went into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBC and 8 by the IBF at lightweight.
Campbell vs Lopez form
Campbell had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Derry Mathews on 15th October 2016 by knockout in the 4th round at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Argenis Mendez on 30th July 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at First Direct Arena, Leeds.
Going into that contest, he had beat Gary Sykes on 26th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their CBC Commonwealth Lightweight championship fight at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield.
Before that, he had been beaten by Yvan Mendy on 12th December 2015 by split decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London.
He had defeated Tommy Coyle on 1st August 2015 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Craven Park Stadium, Hull.
Campbell's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 6 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.
What time did Campbell vs Lopez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM GMT at Ice Arena, Hull, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
What were the odds on Campbell vs Lopez?
Luke Campbell was a 1/50 (-5000) favourite going into the contest, while Jairo Lopez made his way into the ring at 12/1 (+1200) with oddsmakers.