Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Lightweight
When is Lopez vs Stevenson?
Teofimo Lopez could fight Shakur Stevenson in Summer 2021 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Lopez vs Stevenson stats
Teofimo Lopez would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 16 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Shakur Stevenson would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 16 wins and 0 draws, with 8 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Lopez would have a large advantage in power over Stevenson, boosting at 75% knock out percentage over Stevenson's 50%.
Teofimo Lopez is the same age as Shakur Stevenson, at 24 years old.
Lopez has a height advantage of 1 inch over Stevenson. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Teofimo Lopez & Shakur Stevenson fight out of an orthodox stance.
Lopez is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2016, 5 months earlier than Stevenson, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 21 less professional rounds, 72 to Stevenson's 93.
Lopez vs Stevenson form
Lopez remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he 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, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat Masayoshi Nakatani on 19th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Lightweight eliminator fight at MGM National Harbor, Maryland.
Before that, he had won against Edis Tatli on 20th April 2019 by knockout in the 5th round at Madison Square Garden, New York.
He had beat Diego Magdaleno on 2nd February 2019 by knockout in the 7th round at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas.
Stevenson remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Jeremiah Nakathila on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBO Interim World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Toka Kahn Clary on 12th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had won against Felix Caraballo on 9th June 2020 by knockout in the 6th round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
Before that, he had defeated Joet Gonzalez on 26th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Nevada.
Hehad beat Alberto Guevara on 13th July 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Prudential Center, New Jersey.
In terms of recent activity, Shakur Stevenson has been fighting more than Teofimo Lopez.
Teofimo Lopez last fought 1 year and 2 days ago, while Shakur Stevenson's last outing was 4 months and 7 days ago.
Lopez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
Stevenson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 6 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Lopez vs Stevenson?
Shakur Stevenson is currently (+100) to win the fight outright, while you can get (+100) on Teofimo Lopez if you fancy the incredible upset.