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When is Inoue vs Luis Alberto Lopez?
Naoya Inoue could face Luis Alberto Lopez in Spring 2024 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
Inoue vs Luis Alberto Lopez stats
Naoya Inoue would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 25 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Luis Alberto Lopez would make his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 16 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Inoue would have a massive power advantage over Lopez, boosting at 88% knock out percentage over Lopez's 55%.
Naoya Inoue is the same age as Luis Alberto Lopez, at 30 years old.
Inoue has a height advantage of 1 inch over Lopez. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Naoya Inoue & Luis Alberto Lopez fight out of an orthodox stance.
Inoue is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 years and 1 month earlier than Lopez, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 29 less professional rounds, 146 to Lopez's 175.
Luis Alberto Lopez is currently ranked number 1 by the RING in the 126lb division.
Inoue vs Luis Alberto Lopez form
Inoue remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Stephen Fulton on 25th July 2023 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBC World Super Bantamweight and WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Ariake Arena, Koto-Ku, Japan.
Previous to that, he had beat Paul Butler on 13th December 2022 by knockout in the 11th round in their The Ring Bantamweight, WBO World Bantamweight, IBF World Bantamweight and WBC World Bantamweight championship fight at Ariake Arena, Koto-Ku, Tokyo.
Going into that contest, he had won against Nonito Donaire on 7th June 2022 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBC World Bantamweight, WBA Super World Bantamweight and IBF World Bantamweight championship fight at Super Arena, Saitama.
Before that, he had beat Aran Dipaen on 14th December 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBA Super World Bantamweight and IBF World Bantamweight championship fight at Kokugikan, Tokyo.
He had defeated Michael Dasmarinas on 19th June 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round in their WBA Super World Bantamweight and IBF World Bantamweight championship fight at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States.
Lopez has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he won against Joet Gonzalez on 15th September 2023 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at American Bank Arena, Corpus Christi, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Michael Conlan on 27th May 2023 by knockout in the 5th round in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at The SSE Arena (Odyssey Arena), Belfast, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Josh Warrington on 10th December 2022 by majority decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at First Direct Arena, Leeds.
Before that, he had beat Isaac Lowe on 3rd December 2021 by knockout in the 7th round at York Hall, London.
He had won against Gabriel Flores Jr on 10th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Casino Del Sol, Arizona, United States.
In terms of recent activity, Luis Alberto Lopez has been fighting more than Naoya Inoue.
Naoya Inoue last fought 8 months and 26 days ago, while Luis Alberto Lopez's last outing was 7 months and 5 days ago.
Inoue's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.4 rounds on average.
Lopez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Inoue vs Luis Alberto Lopez?
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