Hialeah Park Racing & Casino, Florida, United States
Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Fulton vs Lopez?
Stephen Fulton beat Adam Lopez by majority decision in their 8 round contest on Friday 8th December 2017 at Hialeah Park Racing & Casino in Florida.
The scorecards were announced as 76-76, 78-74, 77-75 in favor of winner Stephen Fulton.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
Fulton vs Lopez stats
Stephen Fulton stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 11 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Adam Lopez made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 8 wins and 0 draws, with 3 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Fulton had a slight advantage in power over Lopez, with a 45% knock out percentage over Lopez's 38%.
Stephen Fulton was the older man by 2 years, at 28 years old.
Lopez had a height advantage of 2 inches over Fulton. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Stephen Fulton & Adam Lopez fought out of an orthodox stance.
Fulton was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 1 year and 7 months earlier than Lopez, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 32 more professional rounds, 143 to Lopez's 111.
Fulton vs Lopez form
Lopez had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Oscar Valdez on 30th November 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Jean Carlos Rivera on 25th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Osceola Heritage Park, Florida.
Going into that contest, he had won against Aldimar Silva Santos on 16th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 6 round contest at Florentine Gardens, California.
Before that, he had beat Hector Ruben Ambriz Suarez on 20th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Park Theater, Nevada.
He had defeated Josefat Vazquez on 17th May 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Camelback Resort, Arizona.
Lopez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.8 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Fulton vs Lopez?
Stephen Fulton was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Adam Lopez made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.