Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Lopez vs Sanchez?
Adam Lopez beat Jason Sanchez by majority decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 13th February 2021 at The Bubble, MGM Grand in Nevada.
The scorecards were announced as 97-93, 96-94, 95-95 in favor of winner Adam Lopez.
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).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Richard Commey's and Jackson Marinez's clash.
Lopez vs Sanchez stats
Adam Lopez stepped into the ring with a record of 14 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jason Sanchez made his way to the ring with a record of 15 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Sanchez had a slight advantage in power over Lopez, with a 53% knock out percentage over Lopez's 43%.
Adam Lopez was the younger man by 2 years, at 24 years old.
Lopez had a height advantage of 3 inches over Sanchez.
Both Adam Lopez & Jason Sanchez fought out of an orthodox stance.
Lopez was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 3 year and 5 months later than Sanchez, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 6 less professional rounds, 91 to Sanchez's 97.
Lopez vs Sanchez form
Lopez had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Luis Coria on 11th June 2020 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Oscar Valdez on 30th November 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jean Carlos Rivera on 25th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Osceola Heritage Park, Florida.
Before that, he had won against Aldimar Silva Santos on 16th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 6 round contest at Florentine Gardens, California.
He had beat Hector Ruben Ambriz Suarez on 20th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Park Theater, Nevada.
Lopez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
Sanchez's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11 rounds on average.
What time did Lopez vs Sanchez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Lopez vs Sanchez?
Lopez vs Sanchez was broadcast on ESPN+ in the US.
What were the odds on Lopez vs Sanchez?
Adam Lopez was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Jason Sanchez made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.