Autumn/Fall 2023
Potentially

Madison Square Garden, New York, United States

Potential contest @ Lightweight
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27-2-0

The tape

25
Age
29
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

TKO 7SD 12UD 12TKO 2UD 12
Form
TKO 9TKO 1UD 10UD 10UD 10
17
Wins
27
13
By KO
17
76
KO%
63
1
Losses
2
0
Stopped
2
0
Draws
0
2016
Debut
2012
91
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 Autumn/Fall 2023 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 17 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 advantage in power over Verdejo, with a 76% knock out percentage over Verdejo's 63%.

Teofimo Lopez is the younger man by 4 years, at 25 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 11 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 53 less professional rounds, 91 to Verdejo's 144.

Lopez vs Verdejo form

Lopez has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he defeated Pedro Campa on 13th August 2022 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Resorts World Las Vegas, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to 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.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, he had beat 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.

He had won against Masayoshi Nakatani on 19th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Lightweight eliminator fight at MGM National Harbor, Maryland.

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 3 months and 23 days ago, while Felix Verdejo's last outing was 1 year, 11 months and 24 days ago.

Lopez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9 rounds on average.

Verdejo's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 10 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 2 days. 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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