Both undefeated, the former Olympian Teofimo Lopez entered this fight with a perfect boxing record of 13-0-0 (11 KOs=85%) and he is ranked as the No.12 lightweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Vasyl Lomachenko) while his opponent, Masayoshi Nakatani, has a record of 18-0-0 (12 knockouts) and he entered as the No.8 in the same weight class. In their last three bouts Lopez has won over Mason Menard, Diego Magdaleno (Teofimo Lopez vs Diego Magdaleno) and Edis Tatli (Teofimo Lopez vs Edis Tatli) while Nakatani has beat Amphol Suriyo, Izuki Tomioka and Hurricane Futa. Lopez vs Nakatani, IBF final lightweight title eliminator, is the main event of the evening. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill, Maryland, USA
Division: lightweight (135 lbs, 61.2 kg)
Lopez’s next fight: Richard Commey vs Teofimo Lopez
Nakatani’s next fight: Felix Verdejo vs Masayoshi Nakatani
Lopez vs Nakatani fight video:
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