Teofimo Lopez impressed in 2023 as he captured the WBO belt against Josh Taylor last summer.

The popular New Yorker has his first outing of 2024 as he looks to land a number of huge fights but first he must face Jamaine Ortiz.

Here's everything you need to know about Lopez vs. Ortiz.

Teofimo Lopez vs Jamaine Ortiz

When is Teofimo Lopez vs Jamaine Ortiz? 
  • Date: Thursday, February 8
  • Start time: 10.30 p.m. ET / 3.30 a.m. UK 

    The event is set to begin at 10:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 a.m. UK. These timings are subject to change. 

    What has been said?

    Teofimo Lopez:

    “'The Takeover' will entertain inside that squared circle as only I can! To the boxing fans around the world, I look to not only dominate and break down Jamaine Ortiz, but to do it in such a fashion that my division will be put on alert,” said Lopez in media reports. 

    "Jamaine is tough. I would know, because I faced him back in the amateur days in 2015 for the National Golden Gloves Championship. I'll show the world that champions don't flinch when faced with challenges," he added.

    Jamaine Ortiz:

    "This is the most important fight of my career," Ortiz said. "It’s my first world title bout. I believe this fight will bring out the very best in me, and I’m looking forward to coming home as the new champion!"



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