Autumn/Fall 2023
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Super Lightweight
18-1-0
19-0-0

Belts on The Line

The Ring Junior Welterweight
WBO World Junior Welterweight

The tape

25
Age
32
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
68.5" / 174 cm
Reach
69.7" / 177 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

SD 10TKO 7SD 12UD 12TKO 2
Form
SD 12UD 12KO 1MD 12UD 12
18
Wins
19
13
By KO
13
72
KO%
68
1
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2016
Debut
2015
101
Pro rounds
115

Current rankings @ Super Lightweight

10
The Ring
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-
WBA
-
1
WBC
-
1
WBO
-
6
IBF
-

Teofimo Lopez vs Josh Taylor preview

When is Lopez vs Taylor?

Teofimo Lopez could face Josh Taylor in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.

The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).

Lopez vs Taylor 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.

Josh Taylor would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 19 wins and 0 draws, with 13 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Lopez would have a slight advantage in power over Taylor, with a 72% knock out percentage over Taylor's 68%.

Teofimo Lopez is the younger man by 7 years, at 25 years old.

Taylor has a height advantage of 2 inches over Lopez. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Teofimo Lopez fights out of the orthodox stance, while Josh Taylor is a southpaw.

Lopez is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2016, 1 year and 3 months later than Taylor, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 14 less professional rounds, 101 to Taylor's 115.

Teofimo Lopez goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO, 6 by the IBF and 10 by the RING at super lightweight.

Lopez vs Taylor 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.

Taylor remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he beat Jack Catterall on 26th February 2022 by split decision in their WBC World Super Lightweight, WBA Super World Super Lightweight, IBF World Junior Welterweight and WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Scotland, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had beat Jose Carlos Ramirez on 22nd May 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Lightweight, WBA Super World Super Lightweight, IBF World Junior Welterweight and WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Apinan Kongsong on 26th September 2020 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBA Super World Super Lightweight and IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at BT Sport Studio, London, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had won against Regis Prograis on 26th October 2019 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Super Lightweight, IBF World Junior Welterweight and The Ring Junior Welterweight championship fight at O2 Arena, London.

He had defeated Ivan Baranchyk on 18th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Scotland.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Teofimo Lopez has been fighting more than Josh Taylor.

Teofimo Lopez last fought 1 month and 19 days ago, while Josh Taylor's last outing was 11 months and 3 days ago.

Lopez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.6 rounds on average.

Taylor's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 rounds on average.

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