Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Featherweight
When is Wood vs Lopez?
Leigh Wood could face the challenge of Luis Alberto Lopez in Spring 2024 in the United Kingdom.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
Wood vs Lopez stats
Leigh Wood would step into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Luis Alberto Lopez would make his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 16 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Wood would have a slight advantage in power over Lopez, with a 59% knock out percentage over Lopez's 55%.
Leigh Wood is the older man by 5 years, at 35 years old.
Wood has a height advantage of 3 inches over Lopez. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.
Both Leigh Wood & Luis Alberto Lopez fight out of an orthodox stance.
Wood is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2011, 4 years earlier than Lopez, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 12 less professional rounds, 163 to Lopez's 175.
Leigh Wood goes into the fight ranked number 3 by the RING at featherweight.
Luis Alberto Lopez is currently ranked number 1 by the RING in the 126lb division.
Wood vs Lopez form
Wood has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he won against Mauricio Lara on 27th May 2023 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Featherweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Mauricio Lara on 18th February 2023 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA World Featherweight championship fight at Nottingham Arena, Nottingham.
Going into that contest, he had won against Michael Conlan on 12th March 2022 by technical knockout in the 12th round in their WBA World Featherweight championship fight at Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham.
Before that, he had beat Can Xu on 31st July 2021 by technical knockout in the 12th round in their WBA World Featherweight championship fight at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex.
He had defeated Reece Mould on 13th February 2021 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their BBBOC British Featherweight championship fight at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
Lopez has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he won against Joet Gonzalez on 15th September 2023 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at American Bank Arena, Corpus Christi, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Michael Conlan on 27th May 2023 by knockout in the 5th round in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at The SSE Arena (Odyssey Arena), Belfast, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Josh Warrington on 10th December 2022 by majority decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at First Direct Arena, Leeds.
Before that, he had beat Isaac Lowe on 3rd December 2021 by knockout in the 7th round at York Hall, London.
He had won against Gabriel Flores Jr on 10th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Casino Del Sol, Arizona, United States.
In terms of recent activity, Luis Alberto Lopez has been fighting more than Leigh Wood.
Leigh Wood last fought 9 months and 9 days ago, while Luis Alberto Lopez's last outing was 5 months and 21 days ago.
Wood's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.4 rounds on average.
Lopez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Wood vs Lopez?
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|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Leigh Wood - Decision||50%|
|Luis Alberto Lopez - KO||50%|
Based on 2 Predictions