IBF Featherweight Title Fight: Lopez vs. Leo in Albuquerque

IBF Featherweight Champion Luis Alberto Lopez will defend his title against Angelo Leo on August 10th at Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This fight marks Lopez's third world title defense on the road, having previously traveled to dethrone Josh Warrington in Leeds and defend against Michael Conlan in Belfast.

Hometown Hero Aims for Second World Title:

Leo, a former WBO super-bantamweight champion, is excited to fight for a second world title in his hometown: "I'm honored to fight for my second world title, especially in my hometown of Albuquerque. I couldn't ask for more."

Lopez: A Rising Mexican Star:

Lopez (30-2, 17 KOs) has established himself as a rising Mexican champion. He captured the IBF featherweight title in December 2022 by defeating Josh Warrington in Leeds. Since then, he has successfully defended his title three times, including a TKO victory over Michael Conlan and a unanimous decision win against Joet Gonzalez.

Lopez Looks to Maintain Dominance:

In his most recent fight, Lopez impressively knocked out mandatory challenger Reiya Abe in the eighth round.

Leo: Fighting for New Mexico Glory:

Leo (24-1, 11 KOs) seeks to add to New Mexico's boxing legacy. A win would make him one of only six New Mexicans to win a world title, joining the ranks of Bob Foster, Johnny Tapia, and Holly Holm.

Don't Miss This Exciting Featherweight Title Clash!

This IBF featherweight title fight promises an exciting clash between a rising champion and a determined hometown hero. Mark your calendars for August 10th and be sure to tune in!

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