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When is Lopez vs Selby?
Teofimo Lopez could square off against Lee Selby in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Lopez vs Selby stats
Teofimo Lopez would step into the ring with a record of 17 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Lee Selby would make his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Lopez would have a massive power advantage over Selby, boosting at 76% knock out percentage over Selby's 32%.
Teofimo Lopez is the younger man by 10 years, at 25 years old.
Selby has a height advantage of 1 inch over Lopez. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.
Both Teofimo Lopez & Lee Selby fight out of an orthodox stance.
Lopez is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 14 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 8 year and 3 months later than Selby, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 169 less professional rounds, 91 to Selby's 260.
Lopez vs Selby form
Lopez has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he won against Pedro Campa on 13th August 2022 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Resorts World Las Vegas, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had beat Richard Commey on 14th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their IBF World Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
He had defeated Masayoshi Nakatani on 19th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Lightweight eliminator fight at MGM National Harbor, Maryland.
Lee Selby has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Gustavo Daniel Lemos on 26th March 2022 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Estadio Luna Park, Distrito Federal, Argentina.
Previous to that, he had lost to George Kambosos on 31st October 2020 by split decision in their IBF World Lightweight eliminator fight at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had won against Ricky Burns on 26th October 2019 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at O2 Arena, London.
Before that, he had defeated Omar Douglas on 23rd February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at O2 Arena, London.
He had been beaten by Josh Warrington on 19th May 2018 by split decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at Elland Road Stadium, Leeds.
In terms of recent activity, Teofimo Lopez has been fighting more than Lee Selby.
Teofimo Lopez last fought 3 months and 19 days ago, while Lee Selby's last outing was 8 months and 6 days ago.
Lopez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9 rounds on average.
Selby's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.6 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Lopez vs Selby?
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