Lomachenko vs Lopez

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  • Lomachenko vs Lopez
  • 14-1-0 15-0-0
  • Saturday 17th October 2020
  • Madison Square Garden, New York, USA
  • WBA Super World Lightweight Championship
  • IBF World Lightweight Championship
  • WBO World Lightweight Championship
  • WBC Franchise Lightweight Championship
  • Estimated Ringwalk : 2020-10-18T03:00:00Z
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  • 12 Round Contest @ Lightweight
  • TKO 6TKO 10UD 12KO 4UD 12 < form KO 1KO 7KO 5UD 12TKO 2 <
  • Tape
  • 32 age 23
  • 5' 6" / 168cm height 5' 8" / 173cm
  • 65.4" / 166cm reach 68.5" / 174cm
  • Southpaw (l) stance Orthodox (r)
  • full record
  • 14 wins 15
  • 10 by ko 12
  • 71% Ko% 80%
  • 1 Losses 0
  • 0 Stopped 0
  • 0 draws 0
  • 2013 Debut 2016
  • 131 Pro rds 60
  • current rankings @ Lightweight
  • The Ring 1
  • WBA
  • WBC
  • WBO
  • IBF

Lomachenko vs Lopez Info

Vasyl Lomachenko will take on Teofimo Lopez on Saturday 17th October 2020 at Madison Square Garden in New York.

The fight will be contested over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit will be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

This contest is for the undisputed lightweight championship of the world, with the WBA, IBF, WBO & WBC belts on the line.

Lomachenko will be making his 4th defence of the The Ring Lightweight Championship. He won this belt against Jorge Linares in May 2018. He had held this belt for 2 years 4 months and 10 days.

He will also be defending WBC Franchise Lightweight Championship for the first time. He was promoted from a secondary belt in October 2019. He has held this belt for a total of 335 days (10 months and 30 days).

Also, on the line will be his 3rd defence of the WBO World Lightweight Championship. He won this belt against Jose Pedraza in December 2018. He has been recognised as this champion for 1 year 9 months and 14 days.

Finally, he will be making his 4th defence of the WBA Super World Lightweight Championship. He won this belt against Jorge Linares in May 2018. He has been WBA champion for 2 years 4 months and 10 days.

Lopez will be defending his IBF World Lightweight Championship for the first time. He won this belt against Richard Commey in December 2019. He has held this belt for 9 months and 8 days.

Lomachenko vs Lopez stats

Vasyl Lomachenko steps into the ring with a record of 14 wins and 1 loss, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Teofimo Lopez will make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 15 wins, with 12 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Lopez has a slight advantage in power over Lomachenko, with a 80% knock out percentage over Lomachenko's 71%.

Vasyl Lomachenko is the older man by 9 years, at 32 years old.

Lopez has a height advantage of 2 inches over Lomachenko. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Vasyl Lomachenko fights out of the southpaw stance, while Teofimo Lopez is an orthodox fighter.

Lomachenko is the more experienced professional fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2013, 3 years earlier than Lopez, who’s first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 71 more professional rounds, 131 to Lopez's 60.

Teofimo Lopez is currently ranked number 1 by the RING in the 135lb division.

Lomachenko vs Lopez form

Lomachenko has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he beat Luke Campbell on 31st August 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Lightweight, WBC World Lightweight, WBO World Lightweight and The Ring Lightweight championship fight at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had beat Anthony Crolla on 12th April 2019 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBA Super World Lightweight, WBO World Lightweight and The Ring Lightweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA, United States.

Going into that contest, he had won against Jose Pedraza on 8th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Lightweight, WBO World Lightweight and The Ring Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Before that, he had beat Jorge Linares on 12th May 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA World Lightweight and The Ring Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

He had defeated Guillermo Rigondeaux on 9th December 2017 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Lopez remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Richard Commey on 14th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their IBF World Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Masayoshi Nakatani on 19th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Lightweight eliminator fight at MGM National Harbor, Maryland.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Edis Tatli on 20th April 2019 by knockout in the 5th round at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Before that, he had beat Diego Magdaleno on 2nd February 2019 by knockout in the 7th round at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas.

He had won against Mason Menard on 8th December 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Teofimo Lopez has been fighting more than Vasyl Lomachenko.

Vasyl Lomachenko last fought 1 year and 22 days ago, while Teofimo Lopez's last outing was 9 months and 8 days ago.

Lomachenko's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 8 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.

Lopez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year and 6 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.4 rounds on average.

What time does Lomachenko vs Lopez start?

The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 pm EST / 8:00 pm PST at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States, which is around 4:00 am BST in the UK.

Who is showing Lomachenko vs Lopez?

Lomachenko vs Lopez will be broadcast on ESPN in the US.

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