Current rankings @ Super Lightweight
When is Pacquiao vs Lopez?
Manny Pacquiao could face the challenge of Teofimo Lopez in Summer 2021 in the United States.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
Pacquiao vs Lopez stats
Manny Pacquiao would step into the ring with a record of 62 wins, 7 loses and 2 draws, 39 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Teofimo Lopez would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 16 wins and 0 draws, with 12 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Lopez would have advantage in power over Pacquiao, with a 75% knock out percentage over Pacquiao's 63%.
Manny Pacquiao is the older man by 19 years, at 42 years old.
Lopez has a height advantage of 3 inches over Pacquiao. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Manny Pacquiao fights out of the southpaw stance, while Teofimo Lopez is an orthodox fighter.
Pacquiao is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 55 more fights, and made his debut in 1995, 21 years and 9 months earlier than Lopez, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 414 more professional rounds, 486 to Lopez's 72.
Pacquiao vs Lopez form
Pacquiao has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he won against Keith Thurman on 20th July 2019 by split decision in their WBA Super World Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Adrien Broner on 19th January 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Lucas Martin Matthysse on 15th July 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Before that, he had been beaten by Jeff Horn on 2nd July 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, Australia.
He had defeated Jessie Vargas on 5th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, United States.
Lopez remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against 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 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.
Going into that contest, he had defeated 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 beat Edis Tatli on 20th April 2019 by knockout in the 5th round at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Hehad won against Diego Magdaleno on 2nd February 2019 by knockout in the 7th round at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas.
In terms of recent activity, Teofimo Lopez has been fighting more than Manny Pacquiao.
Manny Pacquiao last fought 1 year, 9 months and 21 days ago, while Teofimo Lopez's last outing was 6 months and 24 days ago.
Pacquiao's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 6 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 55 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11 rounds on average.
Lopez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Pacquiao vs Lopez?
Teofimo Lopez is currently (+100) to win the contest outright, while you can get (+100) on Manny Pacquiao if you fancy the incredible upset.