Teofimo Lopez will continue his run in the new weight class as he takes on Sandor Martin in the light welterweight division this weekend on 10 Decemeber inside Madison Square Garden to move one step closer to the title. The duo will share the boxing ring for the WBO international light welterweight title in what promises to be a slugfest!
Sandor Martin will step inside the boxing ring with credible experience behind his back, having gone 40-2 in his professional boxing career. Martin’s last loss came in the form of a unanimous decision against Anthony Yigit back in September 2017. The bout will mark Martin’s step into the light welterweight division, having previously fought super-lightweight division.
The 29-year-old Spanish boxer has time and again proved his mettle inside the ring, having picked up wins over the likes of Mikey Garcia. Lopez needs no introduction, and the former unified lightweight champion will look to “takeover” another division as he sets his eyes on the undisputed gold in the new weight class.
Teofimo Lopez vs Sandor Martin fight purse
According to reports, Teofimo Lopez will take home in the excess of $1.5 million and revenue share from the PPV. Meanwhile, Sandor Martin will have a guaranteed purse of $500k for the much-anticipated showdown.
Here’s the undercard for Teofimo Lopez vs Martin Sandor
- Teofimo Lopez vs. Sandor Martin; For the vacant WBO International title.
- Jared Anderson vs. Jerry Forrest; Heavyweight.
- Xander Zayas vs. Alexis Salazar; Super welterweight.
- Keyshawn Davis vs. Juan Carlos Burgos; Lightweight.
- Jahi Tucker vs. Ivan Pandzic; Welterweight.
- Bruce Carrington vs. Juan Tapia; Featherweight.
- Mike O’Han Jr. vs. Delante Johnson; Junior welterweight.
- Frederic Julan vs. Joe Ward; Light heavyweight.
- Damian Knyba vs. Emilio Salas; Heavyweight.
Lopez was initially scheduled to take on Jose Pedraza, however, the fight fell apart after Pedraza pulled out of the fight due to a non-COVID-related illness.
Lopez is 17-1 in his boxing career, with notable wins over the likes of Vasyl Lomachenko and Richard Commey. The sole loss of Lopez’s career came in the form of an upset loss against Australia’s George Kambosos Jr. back in November 2021. Meanwhile, Martin, despite raking in a solid record of 40-2, will compete for the first time in a world championship bout.