The Wbc light-Flw champion Ganigan Lopez entered this fight with a professional boxing record of 27-6-0 (17 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.2 light flyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Donnie Nietes). He lost to Pedro Guevara in 2015 (=Guevara vs Lopez) but then he has won over Juan Luis Lopez (=Lopez vs Lopez) and Yu Kimura (=Kimura vs Lopez).
His opponent, Jonathan Taconing, has an official record of 22-2-1 (18 KOs=82%) and he entered as the No.9 in the same weight class. He suffered his last loss when he faced Suriyan Satorn in 2012, since then he has collected nine consecutive victories defeating Ramon Garcia Hirales (=Garcia Hirales vs Taconing) and Jomar Fajardo in 2015. ‘El Maravilla’ Lopez vs Taconing is valid for the WBC World light flyweight title (Lopez’s first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Mexico
Division: light flyweight (108 lbs, 49.0 kg)
Title: WBC World light flyweight title
Lopez’s previous fight: Yu Kimura vs Ganigan Lopez
Lopez’s next fight: Ganigan Lopez vs Ken Shiro