Summer 2024
Potentially

Madison Square Garden, New York, United States

Potential contest @ Lightweight
20-1-0
27-2-0

The tape

26
Age
30
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
68.5" / 174 cm
Reach
71.7" / 182 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

UD 12UD 12SD 10TKO 7SD 12
Form
TKO 9TKO 1UD 10UD 10UD 10
20
Wins
27
13
By KO
17
65
KO%
63
1
Losses
2
0
Stopped
2
0
Draws
0
2016
Debut
2012
125
Pro rounds
144

Current rankings @ Lightweight

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Teofimo Lopez vs Felix Verdejo preview


When is Lopez vs Verdejo?

Teofimo Lopez could take on Felix Verdejo in Summer 2024 at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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 Verdejo stats

Teofimo Lopez would step into the ring with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Felix Verdejo would make his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 17 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Lopez would have a slight advantage in power over Verdejo, with a 65% knock out percentage over Verdejo's 63%.

Teofimo Lopez is the younger man by 4 years, at 26 years old.

Verdejo has a height advantage of 1 inch over Lopez. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Both Teofimo Lopez & Felix Verdejo fight out of an orthodox stance.

Lopez is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 3 year and 10 months later than Verdejo, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 19 less professional rounds, 125 to Verdejo's 144.

Lopez vs Verdejo form

Lopez has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he defeated Jamaine Ortiz on 8th February 2024 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Welterweight and The Ring Junior Welterweight championship fight at Michelob ULTRA Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated 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.

Going into that contest, he had beat Sandor Martin on 10th December 2022 by split decision in their WBC World Super Lightweight eliminator fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Before that, he had won against Pedro Campa on 13th August 2022 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Resorts World Las Vegas, Las Vegas.

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.

Verdejo has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he lost to Masayoshi Nakatani on 12th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 9th round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Will Madera on 16th July 2020 by technical knockout in the 1st round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Manuel Rey Rojas on 18th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York.

Before that, he had won against Bryan Vasquez on 20th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York.

He had defeated Oliver Flores on 3rd February 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Teofimo Lopez has been fighting more than Felix Verdejo.

Teofimo Lopez last fought 5 months and 18 days ago, while Felix Verdejo's last outing was 3 years, 7 months and 14 days ago.

Lopez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.6 rounds on average.

Verdejo's last 5 fights have come over a period of 7 years, 5 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 6 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Lopez vs Verdejo?

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