USC Galen Center, California, United States
Tape rankings @ Super Welterweight
Who won Lopez vs Manuel?
Josesito Lopez beat Todd Manuel by unanimous decision in their 6 round contest on Saturday 10th December 2016 at USC Galen Center in California.
The scorecards were announced as 60-54, 59-55, 60-54 in favor of winner Josesito Lopez.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 6 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
Lopez vs Manuel stats
Josesito Lopez stepped into the ring with a record of 33 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Todd Manuel made his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 11 loses and 1 draw, with 1 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Lopez had a massive power advantage over Manuel, boosting at 58% knock out percentage over Manuel's 8%.
Josesito Lopez was the older man by 8 years, at 37 years old.
Both Josesito Lopez & Todd Manuel fought out of an orthodox stance.
Lopez was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 2003, 6 years and 8 months earlier than Manuel, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 175 more professional rounds, 289 to Manuel's 114.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Todd Manuel had been fighting more than Josesito Lopez.
Going to this contest, Josesito Lopez had last fought 6 years, 10 months and 16 days ago, while Todd Manuel's last outing had been 5 years, 9 months and 30 days ago.
Lopez's last 2 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 7 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 years, 3 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6 rounds on average.
Manuel's last 2 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 5 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 2 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Lopez vs Manuel?
Josesito Lopez was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Todd Manuel made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.