Jul 19 2019
Friday

MGM National Harbor, Maryland, United States

12 round contest @ Lightweight
13-0-0
UD 12

Score cards

  • 118-110
  • 119-109
  • 118-110
UD 12
18-0-0

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Eliminator For

IBF World Lightweight Championship

The tape

22
Age
30
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
6' 0" / 182 cm
68.5" / 174 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

KOKOKOTKOKO
Form
TKOTKOKOTKOUD
13
Wins
18
11
By KO
12
85
KO%
67
0
Loses
0
0
Draws
0
2016
Debut
2011

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

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The Ring
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WBA
-
4
WBC
7
2
WBO
14
4
IBF
3

Teofimo Lopez vs Masayoshi Nakatani report


Who won Lopez vs Nakatani?

Teofimo Lopez beat Masayoshi Nakatani by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Friday 19th July 2019 at MGM National Harbor in Maryland.

The scorecards were announced as 118-110, 119-109, 118-110 in favor of winner Teofimo Lopez.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

This contest was an eliminator for the vacant IBF lightweight championship of the world.

The undercard featured the clash of Dadashev vs Matias.

Lopez vs Nakatani stats

Back in July 2019, Teofimo Lopez stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 13 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Masayoshi Nakatani made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 18 wins and 0 draws, with 12 of those by knock out.

The stats suggested Lopez had advantage in power over Nakatani, with a 85% knock out percentage over Nakatani's 67%.

Teofimo Lopez was the younger man by 8 years, at 22 years old.

Nakatani had a height advantage of 4 inches over Lopez. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Both Teofimo Lopez & Masayoshi Nakatani fought out of an orthodox stance.

Lopez was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 5 year and 4 months later than Nakatani, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 31 less professional rounds, 125 to Nakatani's 156.

Teofimo Lopez went into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO and 4 by the IBF at lightweight.

Masayoshi Nakatani was ranked number 7 by the WBC, 14 by the WBO and 3 by the IBF in the 135lb division.

Lopez vs Nakatani form

Teofimo Lopez had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Edis Tatli on 20th April 2019 by knockout in the 5th round at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.

Previous to 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.

Going into that contest, he had beat Mason Menard on 8th December 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Before that, he had defeated William Silva on 14th July 2018 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Lakefront Arena, Louisiana.

He had won against Vitor Jones Freitas on 12th May 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Activity check

Lopez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 2 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.

Nakatani's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.3 rounds on average.

What time did Lopez vs Nakatani start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at MGM National Harbor, Maryland, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Lopez vs Nakatani?

Lopez vs Nakatani was broadcast on ESPN+ in the US.

What were the odds on Lopez vs Nakatani?

Teofimo Lopez was a 1/50 (-5000) favourite going into the contest, while Masayoshi Nakatani made his way into the ring at 12/1 (+1200) with oddsmakers.

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Result

Teofimo

Lopez

Masayoshi

Nakatani

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Round 1

Lopez
draw
Nakatani
Fight Finished Early

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Winner announced as

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Teofimo Lopez

Masayoshi Nakatani

108

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