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Who won Lopez vs Martin?
Teofimo Lopez beat Sandor Martin by split decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 10th December 2022 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
The scorecards were announced as 97-92, 96-93, 94-95 in favor of winner Teofimo Lopez.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
This contest was an eliminator for the WBC super lightweight championship of the world.
Also, on the undercard Keyshawn Davis beat Juan Carlos Burgos, Jared Anderson defeated Jerry Forrest and Xander Zayas was victorious over Alexis Salazar.
Lopez vs Martin stats
Back in December 2022, Teofimo Lopez stepped into the ring with a record of 17 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Sandor Martin made his way to the ring with a record of 40 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws.
Teofimo Lopez was the younger man by 4 years, at 26 years old.
Teofimo Lopez fought out of the orthodox stance, while Sandor Martin was a southpaw.
Lopez was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 24 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 5 year later than Martin, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 177 less professional rounds, 113 to Martin's 290.
Teofimo Lopez went into the fight ranked number 7 by the WBA, 4 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO and 6 by the IBF at super lightweight.
Sandor Martin was ranked number 11 by the WBA, 5 by the WBC, 6 by the WBO and 15 by the IBF in the 140lb division.
Lopez vs Martin form
Lopez had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Pedro Campa on 13th August 2022 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Resorts World Las Vegas, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to 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.
Going into that contest, he had defeated 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.
Before that, he had beat 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.
He had won against Masayoshi Nakatani on 19th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Lightweight eliminator fight at MGM National Harbor, Maryland.
Martin had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Jose Felix Jr on 1st April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Palau Olímpic Vall d'Hebron, Cataluña, Spain.
Previous to that, he had beat Mikey Garcia on 16th October 2021 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Chukchansi Park, California, United States.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Kay Prospere on 23rd April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Palau Olímpic, Cataluña, Spain.
Before that, he had won against Joe Hughes on 12th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Palau Olímpic, Cataluña.
He had defeated Andrea Scarpa on 27th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Estadio Municipal de Nou Barris, Cataluña.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Sandor Martin had been fighting more than Teofimo Lopez.
Going to this contest, Teofimo Lopez had last fought 3 months and 27 days ago, while Sandor Martin's last outing had been 8 months and 9 days ago.
Lopez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.
Martin's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.6 rounds on average.
What time did Lopez vs Martin 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.
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What were the odds on Lopez vs Martin?
Teofimo Lopez was a 1/6 (-590) favourite going into the contest, while Sandor Martin made his way into the ring at 9/2 (+450) with oddsmakers.
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