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Who won Garcia vs Lopez?
Ryan Garcia beat Jose Lopez by technical knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 30th March 2019 at Fantasy Springs Casino in California.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Ryan Garcia.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Garcia vs Lopez stats
Ryan Garcia stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 17 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jose Lopez made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Garcia had advantage in power over Lopez, with a 82% knock out percentage over Lopez's 70%.
Ryan Garcia was the younger man by 4 years, at 24 years old.
Garcia had a height advantage of 1 inch over Lopez. Despite this, Lopez had 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Ryan Garcia & Jose Lopez fought out of an orthodox stance.
Garcia was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 4 year and 9 months later than Lopez, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 23 less professional rounds, 85 to Lopez's 108.
Ryan Garcia went into the fight ranked number 14 by the WBC at lightweight.
Garcia vs Lopez form
Garcia remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Emmanuel Tagoe on 9th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Alamodome, San Antonio, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Francisco Fonseca on 14th February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Honda Center, California.
Going into that contest, he had won against Romero Duno on 2nd November 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Jose Lopez on 30th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
He had defeated Braulio Rodriguez on 15th December 2018 by knockout in the 5th round at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Garcia's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.2 rounds on average.
What time did Garcia vs Lopez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 12:00 AM EST / 9:00 PM PST at Fantasy Springs Casino, California, United States, which was around 5:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Garcia vs Lopez?
Garcia vs Lopez was broadcast on DAZN in the US.
What were the odds on Garcia vs Lopez?
Ryan Garcia was a 3/100 (-3333) favourite going into the contest, while Jose Lopez made his way into the ring at 11/1 (+1100) with oddsmakers.