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When is Lopez vs Hitchins?
Teofimo Lopez could take on Richardson Hitchins in Late 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
Lopez vs Hitchins stats
Teofimo Lopez would step into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Richardson Hitchins would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 16 wins and 0 draws, with 7 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Lopez would have a large advantage in power over Hitchins, boosting at 68% knock out percentage over Hitchins' 44%.
Teofimo Lopez is the older man by 1 year, at 26 years old.
Hitchins has a height advantage of 2 inches over Lopez. This also extends to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Both Teofimo Lopez & Richardson Hitchins fight out of an orthodox stance.
Lopez is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2016, 5 months earlier than Hitchins, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 19 more professional rounds, 113 to Hitchins' 94.
Richardson Hitchins is currently ranked number 4 by the WBO and 7 by the IBF in the 140lb division.
Lopez vs Hitchins form
Lopez has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he beat Josh Taylor on 10th June 2023 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Welterweight and The Ring Junior Welterweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Sandor Martin on 10th December 2022 by split decision in their WBC World Super Lightweight eliminator fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Going into that contest, he had won against Pedro Campa on 13th August 2022 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Resorts World Las Vegas, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had been beaten by George Kambosos on 27th November 2021 by split decision in their WBA Super World Lightweight and IBF World Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York.
He had beat Vasyl Lomachenko on 17th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Lightweight, IBF World Lightweight and WBO World Lightweight championship fight at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
Hitchins remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated John Bauza on 4th February 2023 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Yomar Alamo on 12th November 2022 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, Cleveland.
Going into that contest, he had won against Angel Sarinana Rodriguez on 23rd May 2022 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Gila River Arena, Glendale.
Before that, he had defeated Malik Hawkins on 18th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Armory, Minnesota.
He had beat Argenis Mendez on 12th December 2020 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
In terms of recent activity, Richardson Hitchins has been fighting more than Teofimo Lopez.
Teofimo Lopez last fought 5 months and 29 days ago, while Richardson Hitchins' last outing was 10 months and 5 days ago.
Lopez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.6 rounds on average.
Hitchins' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Lopez vs Hitchins?
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