Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-06-10, close fight with some nice exchanges: the boxing match Josh Taylor vs Teofimo Lopez gets three stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Boxing Fights of 2023).
Lopez vs Taylor is scheduled to take place Saturday, June 10th, at the Madison Square Garden in New York (USA), in a 12-round light welterweight (140 lbs, 63.5 kg) bout; it is the main event of the evening and it is valid for the WBO world super-lightweight title (Taylor’s second defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Josh Taylor record
The undefeated former Olympian, current WBO super-Lw champion Josh Taylor entered this fight with a perfect record of 19-0-0 (13 knockouts) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought for more than one year.
In his last three fights he has beat Apinun Khongsong (Josh Taylor vs Apinun Khongsong), Jose Ramirez (4-stars match also ranked in the top 10 Users’ boxing Fights of the Year 2021, Josh Taylor vs Jose Ramirez) and Jack Catterall (Josh Taylor vs Jack Catterall).
But if you want to watch one of Taylor’s best fights, here is a bout ranked in the top 10 Users’ boxing Fights of the Year 2019: Regis Prograis vs Josh Taylor.
Teofimo Lopez record
His opponent, the former Olympian and former Wba, Ibf and Wbo Lw champ Teofimo Lopez, has an official boxing record of 18-1-0 (13 knockouts) and he entered as the No.2 in the light welterweight division.
He suffered his only loss when he faced George Kambosos Jnr in 2021 (4-stars match and also ranked in top 10 Users’ boxing FOTY 2021, Teofimo Lopez vs George Kambosos Jnr), after this bout he has beat Pedro Campa (Teofimo Lopez vs Pedro Campa) and Sandor Martin (Teofimo Lopez vs Sandor Martin).
Among the best fights of Lopez we suggest a bout ranked in the top 10 Users’ boxing Fights of the Year 2020: Vasyl Lomachenko vs Teofimo Lopez.
Pre-fight press conference
Watch for free the pre-fight press conference video, featuring Teofimo Lopez and Josh Taylor, from the official Top Rank Boxing Youtube channel!
Watch the video of Taylor vs Lopez weigh-in from the official Top Rank Boxing Youtube channel!
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Josh Taylor vs Teofimo Lopez as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Who won Taylor vs Lopez fight?
Teofimo Lopez defeated Josh Taylor via unanimous decision. Scores were 115-113, 115-113, 117-111.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the CCC post-fight interview video of Josh Taylor and Teofimo Lopez.