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Josh Taylor vs. Teofimo Lopez: times, how to watch on TV, stream online | Boxing

The Scottish’s super lightweight title will be on the line when both men collide in New York in what is expected to be an all-action fight.

Update:
The Scottish’s super lightweight title will be on the line when both men collide in New York in what is expected to be an all-action fight.

Josh Taylor and Teofimo Lopez will finally meet in the ring after weeks of bad blood between both fighters. Taylor will face one of the toughest opponents of his career after not fighting for the last 16 months when he was awarded a controversial win over Jack Catterall.

Follow live the clash between Josh Taylor & Teófimo López

Lopez, meanwhile, will be back to action after getting his hand raised via split decision against Spanish boxer Sándor Martín last December, although many thought that Arrasandor did enough to win that fight.

You can watch a live stream of the Josh Taylor vs Teofimo Lopez fight on ESPN+.

What time does the Taylor vs. Lopez fight start?

The fight between Taylor and Lopez will start on Saturday, June 10, 2023, at 11 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT, although timings could suffer some changes due to the length of the undercard fights.

Where is the Taylor vs. Lopez fight?

The fight will be held at the Hulu Theater at MSG, New York.

How can I watch Taylor vs. Lopez?

Remember, you can watch a live stream of the Josh Taylor vs Teofimo Lopez fight on ESPN+.

Form guide for Taylor vs. Lopez

Let’s have a look at these two fighters’ most recent fights:

Josh Taylor

  • February, 2022: defeated Jack Catterall (SD)
  • May, 2021: defeated José Ramírez (UD)
  • September, 2020: defeated Apinun Khongsong (KO)
  • October, 2019: defeated Regis Prograis (MD)
  • May, 2019: defeated Ivan Baranchyk (UD)

Teofimo Lopez

  • December, 2022: defeated Sándor Martín (SD)
  • August, 2022: defeated Pedro Campa (TKO)
  • November, 2021: lost to George Kambosos Jr. (SD)
  • October, 2020: defeated Vasiliy Lomachenko (UD)
  • December, 2019: defeated Richard Commey (TKO)

Taylor vs. Lopez prediction

This has the potential to be one of the most action-packed, intense fights of the year, with both men willing to take on the other after having held heated face-to-face interviews and made clear repeatedly that they don’t like each other. It will also be an intriguing fight, as both fighters have different styles but their skills are equally matched.

However, they both have in common that they looked bad in their last performances, so they will want to make a big statement. Taylor will want to record a prestigious victory that will serve him to defend his title and set a few interesting fights in the future, while Lopez will be aiming to prove he’s the same fighter that pulled off the upset against Lomachenko in 2020.

Prediction: Josh Taylor wins on points.

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