Josh Taylor vs. Teofimo Lopez: Date, start time, TV channel and live stream
There could be a new rivalry forming at super lightweight as the combative Josh Taylor faces the strident Teofimo Lopez this Saturday.
Neither fighter is short on confidence, and Taylor will be defending his 140lb WBO belt in New York.
Taylor's last match was in February 2022, when he squeezed by Jack Catterall in a controversial victory.
Lopez, meanwhile, beat Sandor Martin with a split decision victory last December as he adjusted to his new division after being deposed as unified lightweight champion by George Kambosos Jr. in November 2021.
Here's everything you need to know ahead of Taylor vs. Lopez.
Taylor vs. Lopez fight date, start time
- Date: Saturday, June 10
- Time: 8 p.m. ET / 1 a.m. BST
- Main event ringwalks (approx): 11:00 p.m. ET / 4:00 a.m. BST
The main card is set to get underway at 8 p.m. ET / 1 a.m. BST with the main event ringwalks scheduled for 11:00 p.m. ET / 4:00 a.m. BST. These timings could change due to the length of the undercard fights.
What channel/stream is Taylor vs. Lopez?
- U.S.: ESPN+
- UK and ROW: Sky Sports
The fight will be available on ESPN+ in the U.S. (click here for more information). In the UK, viewers can watch the fight on Sky Sports.
Where is the Taylor vs. Lopez fight?
The fight will take place at the Hulu Theater at MSG, New York.
Josh Taylor record and bio
- Nationality: British
- Date of birth: January 21, 1991
- Height: 5' 10"
- Reach: 69.5"
- Total fights: 19
- Record: 19-0 (13 KOs)
Teofimo Lopez record and bio
- Nationality: American
- Date of birth: July 30, 1997
- Height: 5' 8"
- Reach: 68.5"
- Total fights: 19
- Record: 18-1 (1 KOs)
Taylor vs. Lopez fight card
- Josh Taylor vs. Teofimo Lopez; For Taylor’s WBO world super lightweight title
- Xander Zayas vs. Ronald Cruz; Light middleweight
- Jamaine Ortiz vs. TBA; Lightweight
- Robson Conceicao vs. Nicolas Polanco; Super featherweight
- Henry Lebron vs. Carlos Ramos; Super featherweight
- Omar Rosario vs. Jan Carlos Rivera; Light middleweight
- Bruce Carrington vs. Luis Porozo; Featherweight
- Damian Knyba vs. Helaman Olguin; Heavyweight