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When is Lopez vs Selby?
Teofimo Lopez could square off against Lee Selby in Early 2024 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 19 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 68% knock out percentage over Selby's 32%.
Teofimo Lopez is the younger man by 10 years, at 26 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 12 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 147 less professional rounds, 113 to Selby's 260.
Lopez vs Selby form
Lopez has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he won against 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 won against 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 defeated 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.
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 7 months and 18 days ago, while Lee Selby's last outing was 1 year, 10 months and 2 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.
Selby's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 20 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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