The Wbo light-Flw champion Angel Acosta entered this fight with a professional boxing record of 19-1-0 (19 KOs=100%) and he is ranked as the No.7 light flyweight in the world. ‘Tito’ Acosta suffered his only loss when he faced Kosei Tanaka in 2017 (Tanaka vs Acosta); after this bout he has won three fights beating Carlos Buitrago (Angel Acosta vs Carlos Buitrago) and Abraham Rodriguez in 2018 (Angel Acosta vs Abraham Rodriguez).
His opponent, the former Wbc light-Flw champion Ganigan Lopez, has an official record of 35-8-0 (19 knockouts) and he entered as the No.5 in the same weight class. He fought twice last year losing to current #1 light-Flw Ken Shiro (Ken Shiro vs Ganigan Lopez II) and defeating Ricardo Rodriguez (Ganigan Lopez vs Ricardo Rodriguez). Acosta vs Lopez is valid for the WBO World light flyweight title (Acosta’s third defense); undercard of Ryan Garcia vs Jose Lopez. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, California, USA
Division: light flyweight (108 lbs, 49.0 kg)
Title: WBO World light flyweight title
Acosta’s previous fight: Angel Acosta vs Abraham Rodriguez
Lopez’s previous fight: Ganigan Lopez vs Ricardo Rodriguez
Acosta’s next fight: Angel Acosta vs Elwin Soto
Lopez’s next fight: Saul Juarez vs Ganigan Lopez
Acosta vs Lopez full fight video:
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