Luis Alberto Lopez began quick and held off the livid comeback of Josh Warrington during the last 4 rounds to change into the brand new IBF featherweight champion.
Lopez held an total join lead of 184 to 161 and 55 to 44 in physique shot connects. Energy punches had been shut the place Lopez was 135 of 366 for 37% and Warrington was 131 of 368 for 36%.
Leeds – In a compulsory showdown for the IBF featherweight title, Luis Alberto Lopez (27-2, 15 KOs) pulled off a twelve spherical majority choice over Josh Warrington (31-2-1, 8 KOs) to change into a world champion. (photographs by Mark Robinson)
The scores had been 114-114 for the draw, 115-113, 115-113 for Lopez.