Josh Taylor and Teofimo Lopez are accurate with their power punches & both thrown less than 50 punches per round and land around 15 per round- who will push the pace?
38.2% of Taylor's landed punches are body shots (24.3% for Lopez). Taylor landed 40.9% of his power punches. 10.8 of Taylor's 13 landed punches per round are power shots (lands just 12% of his jabs).
Lopez landed 43.5% of his power punches. Lopez opponents landed 33.2% of their power punches, while Taylor opponents landed 30.6% of their power punches (JW avg.: 35.7%).
Taylor vs. Lopez will be live this Saturday, June 10 at 10 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. PT exclusively on ESPN, ESPN Deportes, and ESPN+. The event takes place at The Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York, NY.
In one of the most heated title fights of the year, undefeated junior welterweight king Josh Taylor (19-0, 13 KOs) will defend his WBO world title against former unified lightweight champion Teofimo Lopez (18-1, 13 KOs).