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Josesito Lopez vs Francisco Santana report
Who won Lopez vs Santana?
Josesito Lopez beat Francisco Santana by technical knockout in the 10th round on Saturday 5th December 2020 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Errol Spence Jr beating Danny Garcia for the WBC World Welterweight and IBF World Welterweight championship. Also, on the undercard Eduardo Ramirez defeated Miguel Flores and Sebastian Fundora was victorious over Habib Ahmed.
Lopez vs Santana stats
Josesito Lopez stepped into the ring with a record of 37 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 20 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Francisco Santana made his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 8 loses and 1 draw, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Lopez had a slight advantage in power over Santana, with a 54% knock out percentage over Santana's 48%.
Josesito Lopez was the older man by 1 year, at 38 years old.
Santana had 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Josesito Lopez & Francisco Santana fought out of an orthodox stance.
Lopez was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2003, 2 years and 9 months earlier than Santana, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 94 more professional rounds, 299 to Santana's 205.
Josesito Lopez went into the fight ranked number 9 by the WBC at welterweight.
Lopez vs Santana form
Lopez had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated John Molina Jr on 28th September 2019 by knockout in the 8th round at Staples Center, LA, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Keith Thurman on 26th January 2019 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Saul Corral on 9th April 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Novo at L.A. Live, California.
Before that, he had beat Todd Manuel on 10th December 2016 by unanimous decision in their 6 round contest at USC Galen Center, California.
He had lost to Andre Berto on 13th March 2015 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBA Interim World Welterweight championship fight at Citizens Business Bank Arena, Ontario.
Lopez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 2 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
Santana's last 2 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 10 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 5 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
What time did Lopez vs Santana start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST at AT&T Stadium, Arlington, United States, which was around 1:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Lopez vs Santana?
Lopez vs Santana was broadcast on Fite.tv PPV US in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Premier Sports.
What were the odds on Lopez vs Santana?
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