Lopez vs Leo official for Aug. 10 in Albuquerque

Lopez vs Leo official for Aug. 10 in Albuquerque

Luis Alberto Lopez is set to defend his IBF featherweight title against Angelo Leo on August 10th in Albuquerque, Leo’s hometown. Lopez, the reigning champion with a record of 30-2, is considered the top fighter in the competitive featherweight division. He has successfully defended his title three times since winning it in 2022, defeating tough opponents like Michael Conlan and Joet Gonzalez.

Leo, with a record of 24-1, previously held the WBO super bantamweight title and is coming off wins against Mike Plania and Eduardo Baez. After a period of inactivity, he is back in top form and ready to face off against Lopez in what promises to be an exciting bout.

Lopez expressed his confidence in his upcoming fight, stating, “I will show everyone who the true king of the featherweight division is on August 10th.” He acknowledged Leo’s skills as a former world champion but made it clear that he is prepared to defend his title against any opponent, regardless of their reputation.

Leo, on the other hand, sees this fight as a chance to prove himself in the division and make a statement with a victory over Lopez. The matchup between these two talented fighters is anticipated to be a thrilling showdown for fans in New Mexico.

In the co-main event, undefeated super lightweights Lindolfo Delgado and Bryan Flores will face off in a prospect eliminator. Both fighters have had some setbacks in their careers but are eager to showcase their skills and take a step closer to a title shot.

In addition to the main fights, Arnold Khegai, Richard Torrez Jr, Vito Mielnicki Jr, and Alan Garcia will also be featured on the undercard, making it a must-see event for boxing fans. It’s shaping up to be an exciting night of boxing with a mix of seasoned champions and up-and-coming talents all competing for glory.

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