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Lopez, Ortiz on weight for WBO world title fight in Las Vegas Thursday night

The Takeover hopes to kickstart Big Game Weekend in Las Vegas with a tour de force.

Teofimo Lopez (19-1, 13 KOs) will defend his WBO and Ring Magazine junior welterweight titles against Jamaine Ortiz (17-1-1, 8 KOs) Thursday night at Michelob ULTRA Arena at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.

In the 10-round lightweight co-feature, U.S. Olympic silver medalist Keyshawn Davis (9-0, 6 KOs) faces Puerto Rican former two-division world champion Jose ‘Sniper’ Pedraza (29-5-1, 14 KOs).

Lopez-Ortiz and Davis-Pedraza will be broadcast live on ESPN, ESPN Deportes and ESPN+ at 10:30 p.m. ET/7:30 p.m. PT.

UK fans can watch the action on Sky Sports Main Event & Sky Sports Arena starting at 1:30 a.m. GMT.

The ESPN+-streamed undercard (6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT) features Javier ‘Milwaukee Made’ Martinez (9-0-1, 3 KOs), who will take on Raul Salomon (12-2, 10 KOs) in an eight-round middleweight clash.

Unbeaten lightweights Abdullah Mason (11-0, 9 KOs) and Charlie Sheehy (8-0, 5 KOs) will return in separate eight-round fights. Mason will square off against Benjamin Gurment (8-0-3, 5 KOs), while Sheehy faces Abdel Sauceda (12-3, 8 KOs).

Lightweight prospect Alan ‘Kid Kansas’ Garcia (10-0, 8 KOs) will risk his unbeaten record in a six-rounder versus Tomas Ornelas (7-3, 5 KOs).

Below are the full weights from Thursday’s weighs:

(ESPN, ESPN Deportes & ESPN+, 10:30 p.m. ET/7:30 p.m. PT)

    •  Teofimo Lopez 139.6 lbs. vs. Jamaine Ortiz 139.6 lbs
(Lopez’s WBO/Ring Magazine Junior Welterweight World Titles – 12 Rounds)

  •  Keyshawn Davis 134.7 lbs vs. Jose Pedraza 134.5 lbs
(Lightweight — 10 Rounds)

(ESPN+, 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT)

•  George Acosta 131.3 lbs vs. Rene Tellez Giron 132 lbs
 (Lightweight —8 Rounds)

•  Javier Martinez 161.6 lbs vs. Raul Salomon 164.4 lbs 
 (Middleweight — Rounds)

•   Abdullah Mason 135.3 lbs vs. Benjamin Gurment 136.8 lbs 
 (Lightweight — 8 Rounds)

•   Charlie Sheehy 135.7 lbs vs. Abdel Sauceda 135.4 lbs 
 (Lightweight — 8 Rounds)

•   Alan Garcia 136.6 lbs vs. Tomas Ornelas 134.6 lbs 
 (Lightweight — 6 Rounds)

•   Antonio Zepeda 299.7 lbs vs. Lemir Isom-Riley 257 lbs 
 (Heavyweight — 6 Rounds)

•   Art Barrera Jr. 141 lbs vs. Michael Portales 140 lbs 
 (Junior Welterweight — 4 Rounds)

CLICK HERE for the full bout sheet.

Credit: Top Rank Boxing 

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