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When is Lopez vs R. Garcia?
Teofimo Lopez could take on Ryan Garcia in Early 2024 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Lopez vs R. Garcia 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.
Ryan Garcia would make his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 19 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Garcia would have advantage in power over Lopez, with a 83% knock out percentage over Lopez's 68%.
Teofimo Lopez is the older man by 1 year, at 26 years old.
Garcia has a height advantage of 2 inches over Lopez. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Teofimo Lopez & Ryan Garcia fight out of an orthodox stance.
Lopez's experience as a professional fighter is currently relatively equal to Garcia's, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 4 months later than Garcia, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 21 more professional rounds, 113 to Garcia's 92.
Ryan Garcia is currently ranked number 4 by the RING in the 135lb division.
Lopez vs R. Garcia form
Lopez has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he defeated 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 defeated 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 beat 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 won against 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.
Garcia has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis on 22nd April 2023 by knockout in the 7th round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Javier Fortuna on 16th July 2022 by knockout in the 6th round at Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Emmanuel Tagoe on 9th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Alamodome, San Antonio.
Before that, he had won against Luke Campbell on 2nd January 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at American Airlines Center, Dallas.
He had defeated Francisco Fonseca on 14th February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Honda Center, California.
In terms of recent activity, Teofimo Lopez has been fighting more than Ryan Garcia.
Teofimo Lopez last fought 7 months and 18 days ago, while Ryan Garcia's last outing was 9 months and 6 days ago.
Lopez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.6 rounds on average.
Garcia's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.6 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Lopez vs R. Garcia?
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