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Teofimo Lopez vs Shakur Stevenson preview
When is Lopez vs Stevenson?
Teofimo Lopez could fight Shakur Stevenson in Autumn/Fall 2023 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 a record of 18 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Shakur Stevenson would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 20 wins and 0 draws, with 10 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Lopez would have a large advantage in power over Stevenson, boosting at 72% knock out percentage over Stevenson's 50%.
Teofimo Lopez is the same age as Shakur Stevenson, at 25 years old.
Lopez has a height advantage of 1 inch over Stevenson. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Teofimo Lopez fights out of the orthodox stance, while Shakur Stevenson is a southpaw.
Lopez is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 5 months earlier than Stevenson, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 32 less professional rounds, 101 to Stevenson's 133.
Shakur Stevenson is currently ranked number 4 by the WBA, 2 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO, 4 by the IBF and 5 by the RING in the 135lb division.
Lopez vs Stevenson form
Lopez has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he defeated Sandor Martin on 10th December 2022 by split decision in their WBC World Super Lightweight eliminator fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Pedro Campa on 13th August 2022 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Resorts World Las Vegas, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had beat 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.
He had won against 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.
Stevenson remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Shuichiro Yoshino on 8th April 2023 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Lightweight eliminator fight at Prudential Center, Newark, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Robson Conceicao on 23rd September 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Featherweight and WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Prudential Center, Newark.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Oscar Valdez on 30th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Featherweight, WBO World Junior Lightweight and The Ring Junior Lightweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had won against Jamel Herring on 23rd October 2021 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at State Farm Arena, Georgia.
He had defeated Jeremia Nakathila on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBO Interim World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Shakur Stevenson has been fighting more than Teofimo Lopez.
Teofimo Lopez last fought 5 months and 26 days ago, while Shakur Stevenson's last outing was 1 month and 28 days ago.
Lopez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
Stevenson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.4 rounds on average.
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