Canelo Álvarez (Canelo) challenges Josesito Lopez' (Riverside Rocky) WBC super-welterweight belt. Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.
This fight between Canelo Álvarez and Josesito Lopez took place on at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.
At 175 cm, Josesito Lopez is the taller of the two by 2 cms; Canelo Álvarez is 173 cm. Besides being the taller fighter, with a reach of 183 cm, Lopez also has reach advantage of 4 cms over Canelo's 179 cm. On top of that, Lopez also has a 2 cm ape index advantage over Canelo.
Canelo is coming in to this fight with an undefeated record of 40-0-1 (29 KOs). His last fight was 4 months and 10 days ago against Shane Mosley, which he won via 12 round unanimous decision.Lopez comes in with a record of 30-4 (18 KOs). His last fight was 2 months and 23 days ago against Victor Ortiz, which he won via 9th round RTD.
Both the fighters fight out of the orthodox stance.
On the day of the fight, Canelo will be 22 years and 1 month old. Lopez will be 28 years and 1 month old.
After considering the both the fighters' stats and their performance patterns, the winning odds is calculated to be at 75-25 in favor of Canelo Álvarez. Here is the prediction for Canelo vs. Lopez.
Canelo Álvarez defeated Josesito Lopez via 5th round TKO to retain the WBC super-welterweight title. Lopez' 1 fight win streak comes to an end, and Canelo advances his win streak to 37. Canelo is now 41-0-1, and Lopez 30-5.