Teofimo Lopez is back on top of the 140lbs division after last year's win over Josh Taylor.

The popular New Yorker is aiming to secure huge fights against the likes of Devin Haney and Ryan Garcia, but first he must deal with Steve Claggett.

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

When is Lopez vs. Claggett?
  • Date: Saturday, June 29
  • Start time: 9pm ET / 3am BS2
  •  The event kicks off at 22:00 ET / 19:00 PT. The main event is expected to kick off around 00:00 ET on Sunday, June 30 and 21:00 PT on Saturday, June 30.

    What has been said?


    “I think he’s very athletic, I think he’s a very skilful fighter,” he said of Lopez. “Nothing but respect for his game but I also believe in myself. I’m just preparing for his best and I’m preparing for everything I’ve watched and everything I’ve seen. The name of the game is show up prepared. I’ve got nothing but respect for the guy and his fighting skills, but I don’t think they know the fighting skills I have.”


    “Absolutely, that’s what I mean, I’ve put my whole life into it,” Claggett (38-7-2, 26 knockouts) told The Ring. “[I’m] very excited, very prepared, I’m pulling out all the stops. I’m working as hard as I can, as smart as I can.



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