Summer 2022
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Welterweight
27-2-3
38-8-0

The tape

32
Age
37
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 10" / 177 cm
79.9" / 203 cm
Reach
68.9" / 175 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

TKO 7KO 1TKO 6UD 12TKO 7
Form
TKO 10KO 8MD 12UD 10UD 6
27
Wins
38
18
By KO
21
67
KO%
55
2
Losses
8
2
Stopped
3
3
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2003
148
Pro rounds
289

Current rankings @ Welterweight

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The Ring
-
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
6
-
WBO
15
-
IBF
-

Maurice Hooker vs Josesito Lopez preview

When is Hooker vs Lopez?

Maurice Hooker could face the challenge of Josesito Lopez in Summer 2022 in the United States.

The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).

Hooker vs Lopez stats

Maurice Hooker would step into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 2 loses and 3 draws, 18 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 Hooker would have advantage in power over Lopez, with a 67% knock out percentage over Lopez's 55%.

Maurice Hooker is the younger man by 5 years, at 32 years old.

Hooker has a height advantage of 1 inch over Lopez. This also extends to a 11-inch reach advantage.

Both Maurice Hooker & Josesito Lopez fight out of an orthodox stance.

Hooker is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 14 less fights, and made his debut in 2011, 8 year and 2 months later than Lopez, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He has fought 141 less professional rounds, 148 to Lopez's 289.

Josesito Lopez is currently ranked number 6 by the WBC and 15 by the WBO in the 147lb division.

Hooker vs Lopez form

Hooker has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Vergil Ortiz Jr on 20th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Dickies Arena, Texas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Uriel Perez on 20th December 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Arizona.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Jose Carlos Ramirez on 27th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Super Lightweight and WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at College Park Center, Texas.

Before that, he had beat Mikkel LesPierre on 9th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York.

He had defeated Alex Saucedo on 16th November 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma.

Lopez has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he won against 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 won against John Molina Jr on 28th September 2019 by knockout in the 8th round at Staples Center, LA.

Going into that contest, he had lost to 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 defeated Saul Corral on 9th April 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Novo at L.A. Live, California.

Hehad beat Todd Manuel on 10th December 2016 by unanimous decision in their 6 round contest at USC Galen Center, California.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Maurice Hooker has been fighting more than Josesito Lopez.

Maurice Hooker last fought 10 months and 9 days ago, while Josesito Lopez's last outing was 1 year, 1 month and 24 days ago.

Hooker's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.6 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 Hooker vs Lopez?

Josesito Lopez is currently (+100) to win the contest outright, while you can get (+100) on Maurice Hooker if you fancy the incredible upset.

Maurice Hooker vs Josesito Lopez news

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