Teofimo Lopez vs. Jamaine Ortiz card: What fights are to not be missed at Thursday’s occasion?

On an uncommon day for a boxing occasion, Prime Rank presents the return of Honduran-American Teofimo Lopez towards Jamaine Ortiz on Thursday.

The explanation? The present will likely be held in Las Vegas Nevada, dwelling of Tremendous Bowl LVIII, so in an effort to maintain the occasion in ‘Sin Metropolis’, the battle needed to be moved ahead by 48 hours.

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In the principle occasion, Teofimo (19-1, 13 KOs) will defend his WBO junior welterweight title towards American Jamaine Ortiz (17-1-1, 8 KOs).

Lopez moved as much as this division in August 2022 when he knocked out Mexican Pedro Campa within the seventh spherical and a cut up choice over Spain’s Sandor Martin in December. In his most up-to-date battle, he defeated former undisputed champion Josh Taylor to seize the WBO and Ring Journal junior welterweight titles. Whereas Ortiz enters his first world title battle.

Ortiz is available in on the again of a unanimous choice over Antonio Moran final September. Whereas in 2022, he received two of three, together with a victory over former world champion Jamel Herring earlier than dropping by choice to Vasiliy Lomachenko in an especially shut battle.

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The co-main occasion is a 10-round light-weight battle between American Olympic silver medalist Keyshawn Davis and former Puerto Rican two-division world champion Jose ‘Sniper’ Pedraza.

Davis (9-0, 6 KOs), is a Tokyo 2021 Olympic medalist and has since had a meteoric run to a world title battle. Final 12 months he scored a devastating ninth-round technical knockout over Anthony Yigit. Whereas Pedraza (29-5-1, 14 knockouts), received the WBO light-weight world title in August 2018, which he misplaced to Lomachenko in a unification battle. He then moved as much as 140 kilos and now returns to light-weight in hopes of capturing one other world title.

This is the complete card:

  • Teofimo Lopez vs. Jamaine Ortiz, for the WBO tremendous light-weight title.
  • Jos Pedraza vs. Keyshawn Davis; light-weight
  • George Acosta vs. Ren Tllez Girn; light-weight
  • Abdullah Mason vs. Benjamin Gurment; tremendous light-weight
  • Charlie Sheehy vs. Abdel Sauceda; light-weight

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