MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States
Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Lopez vs Rojas?
Jesus M Rojas beat Abraham Lopez by technical knockout in the 8th round on Friday 5th May 2017 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
Lopez vs Rojas stats
Abraham Lopez stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 22 wins, zero loses and 1 draw, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jesus M Rojas made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 1 loss and 2 draws, with 17 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Rojas had a slight advantage in power over Lopez, with a 71% knock out percentage over Lopez's 68%.
Abraham Lopez was the younger man by 1 year, at 35 years old.
Lopez had a height advantage of 1 inch over Rojas. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Abraham Lopez & Jesus M Rojas fought out of an orthodox stance.
Lopez was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2008, 2 year later than Rojas, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 52 less professional rounds, 112 to Rojas' 164.
Lopez vs Rojas form
Jesus M Rojas had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Abraham Lopez on 5th May 2017 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Abraham Lopez on 5th May 2017 by technical knockout in the 8th round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jesus A Valdez on 17th September 2016 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Coliseo Héctor Solá Bezares, Caguas, Puerto Rico.
Before that, he had won against Kiun Evans on 19th March 2016 by knockout in the 1st round at Coliseo Mario 'Quijote' Morales, Guaynabo.
He had drawn with Jorge Lara on 8th September 2015 by knockout in the 10th round at Hollywood Palladium, Hollywood, United States.
Rojas' last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 4 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.4 rounds on average.
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