Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Featherweight
29-2-0
24-0-0

Belts on The Line

IBF World Featherweight
WBO World Featherweight

The tape

30
Age
29
5' 4" / 163 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
66.5" / 169 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

UD 12KO 5MD 12KO 7UD 10
Form
MD 12KO 2TKO 3TKO 3TKO 1
29
Wins
24
16
By KO
20
55
KO%
83
2
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2013
175
Pro rounds
87

Current rankings @ Featherweight

2
The Ring
5
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WBA
-
-
WBC
-
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WBO
-
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IBF
-

Luis Alberto Lopez vs Rafael Espinoza preview


When is Lopez vs Espinoza?

Luis Alberto Lopez could fight Rafael Espinoza in Autumn/Fall 2024 in the United States.

The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).

Lopez vs Espinoza stats

Luis Alberto Lopez would step into the ring with a record of 29 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Rafael Espinoza would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 24 wins and 0 draws, with 20 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Espinoza would have a large advantage in power over Lopez, boosting at 83% knock out percentage over Lopez's 55%.

Luis Alberto Lopez is the older man by 1 year, at 30 years old.

Espinoza has a height advantage of 9 inches over Lopez. This also extends to a 7-inch reach advantage.

Both Luis Alberto Lopez & Rafael Espinoza fight out of an orthodox stance.

Lopez is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 year and 8 months later than Espinoza, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 88 more professional rounds, 175 to Espinoza's 87.

Luis Alberto Lopez goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the RING at featherweight.

Rafael Espinoza is currently ranked number 5 by the RING in the 126lb division.

Lopez vs Espinoza form

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 beat 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 defeated 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.

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

In his last fight, he defeated Robeisy Ramirez on 9th December 2023 by majority decision in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at Charles F. Dodge City Center, Pembroke Pines, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Ally Mwerangi on 15th July 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at Restaurante Arroyo, Mexico City, Mexico.

Going into that contest, he had beat Rafael Rosas Ramirez on 25th March 2023 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at El Domo del Code Jalisco, Guadalajara.

Before that, he had won against Rafael Rosas Ramirez on 25th March 2023 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at El Domo del Code Jalisco, Guadalajara.

He had beat Orlando Garcia Guerrero on 19th November 2022 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Arena Astros, Guadalajara.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Rafael Espinoza has been fighting more than Luis Alberto Lopez.

Luis Alberto Lopez last fought 11 months and 2 days ago, while Rafael Espinoza's last outing was 8 months and 8 days ago.

Lopez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.2 rounds on average.

Espinoza's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Lopez vs Espinoza?

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