VS
Late 2024
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Super Lightweight
20-1-0
18-0-0

Belts on The Line

The Ring Junior Welterweight
WBO World Junior Welterweight

The tape

26
Age
26
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
68.5" / 174 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

UD 12UD 12SD 10TKO 7SD 12
Form
UD 12UD 12UD 10TKO 8TKO 4
20
Wins
18
13
By KO
7
65
KO%
39
1
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2016
Debut
2017
125
Pro rounds
118

Current rankings @ Super Lightweight

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The Ring
7
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WBA
-
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WBC
4
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WBO
2
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IBF
1

Teofimo Lopez vs Richardson Hitchins preview


When is Lopez vs Hitchins?

Teofimo Lopez could take on Richardson Hitchins in late 2024 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 20 wins, 1 loss, and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Richardson Hitchins would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 18 wins and 0 draws, with 7 of those by knockout.

The stats suggest Lopez would have a large advantage in power over Hitchins, boasting a 65% knockout percentage compared to Hitchins' 39%.

Teofimo Lopez is the same age as Richardson Hitchins, 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 and Richardson Hitchins fight out of an orthodox stance.

Lopez is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2016, 5 months earlier than Hitchins, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 7 more professional rounds, totaling 125 compared to Hitchins' 118.

Richardson Hitchins is currently ranked number 4 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO, 1 by the IBF, and 7 by The Ring 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 Jamaine Ortiz on February 8, 2024, by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Welterweight and The Ring Junior Welterweight championship fight at Michelob ULTRA Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Prior to that, he had beaten Josh Taylor on June 10, 2023, by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Welterweight and The Ring Junior Welterweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Going into that contest, he had won against Sandor Martin on December 10, 2022, by split decision in their WBC World Super Lightweight eliminator fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Before that, he had beaten Pedro Campa on August 13, 2022, by technical knockout in the 7th round at Resorts World Las Vegas, Las Vegas.

He had been beaten by George Kambosos on November 27, 2021, by split decision in their WBA Super World Lightweight and IBF World Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York.

Hitchins remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Gustavo Lemos on April 6, 2024, by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Fontainebleau Las Vegas, Las Vegas, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Jose Zepeda on September 23, 2023, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Caribe Royale Orlando, Orlando.

Going into that contest, he had won against John Bauza on February 4, 2023, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York.

Before that, he had defeated Yomar Alamo on November 12, 2022, by technical knockout in the 8th round at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, Cleveland.

He had beaten Angel Sarinana Rodriguez on May 23, 2022, by technical knockout in the 4th round at Gila River Arena, Glendale.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Richardson Hitchins has been fighting more than Teofimo Lopez.

Teofimo Lopez last fought 9 months and 25 days ago, while Richardson Hitchins' last outing was 7 months and 27 days ago.

Lopez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 6 days, which means he has been fighting approximately every 7 months and 8 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, 6 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 4 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 Lopez vs Hitchins?

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