Madison Square Garden, New York, United States
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Who won Lopez vs Freitas?
Teofimo Lopez beat Vitor Jones Freitas by knockout in the 1st round on Saturday 12th May 2018 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Lopez vs Freitas stats
Teofimo Lopez stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 8 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Vitor Jones Freitas made his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Lopez had advantage in power over Freitas, with a 75% knock out percentage over Freitas' 57%.
Teofimo Lopez was the younger man by 4 years, at 25 years old.
Both Teofimo Lopez & Vitor Jones Freitas fought out of an orthodox stance.
Lopez was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 4 year and 3 months later than Freitas, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 46 more professional rounds, 101 to Freitas' 55.
Teofimo Lopez went into the fight ranked number 12 by the WBA and 15 by the WBO at lightweight.
Lopez vs Freitas form
Lopez had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated 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 defeated 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 beat Edis Tatli on 20th April 2019 by knockout in the 5th round at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Before that, he had won against Diego Magdaleno on 2nd February 2019 by knockout in the 7th round at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas.
He had beat Mason Menard on 8th December 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Lopez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.4 rounds on average.
What time did Lopez vs Freitas start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States, which was around 4:00 AM GMT in the UK.
What were the odds on Lopez vs Freitas?
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