Madison Square Garden in New York City will host a blockbuster WBO world title fight tonight. The WBO Super Lightweight champion Josh Taylor will defend his belt against the former unified lightweight champion Teofimo Lopez.
Besides the world title, the fighters will be up for a lucrative payday. Here we have the Taylor vs Lopez purse, salaries, and payouts. Check out how much money the fighters will earn.
The Josh Taylor vs Teofimo Lopez WBO Super Lightweight title fight will take place at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The event will start at 8:00 pm ET, on Saturday, 10th June. Main Event ring-walks will be approximately at 11:00 pm BST, depending on the undercard.
You can watch the live stream on ESPN+ in the USA. Tune in to Sky Sports to watch the fight from the UK.
Taylor vs Lopez Fight Purse
The official purse information for the fight hasn’t been revealed. Here we provide appropriate purse information based on the fighters’ past salaries and their contracts with promotions.
|Boxers||Estimated Purse||PPV Share|
|Josh Taylor||$1 million||N/A|
|Teofimo Lopez||$1.5 million||N/A|
The undefeated WBO Super Lightweight champion Josh Taylor will earn an estimated $1 million purse for his title defense against Teofimo, tonight.
“The Tartan Tornado” Taylor is signed with the Boston Red Sox promotion, which offers him a $1,025,000 guaranteed per year.
On the other hand, the former unified lightweight champion Teofimo Lopez will pocket an estimated $1.5 million, alongside the world title opportunity tonight against Taylor.
The MSG in New York City hosts a blockbuster WBO Super Lightweight title fight. Both fighters will pocket lucrative pay-per-view shares. However, the PPV information is undisclosed. Nonetheless, both fighters will take home north of a million dollars when everything is said and done tonight.
How Much is Josh Taylor’s Salary?
Josh Taylor earns a guaranteed $1.025 million guaranteed salary per year from his contract with the Boston Red Sox promotion.
The 32-year-old Scottish is the undefeated WBO world super lightweight champion. Taylor boasts a flawless professional record of 19-0, with 13 wins via KOs.
Taylor’s last match was in February 2022, when he beat Jack Catterall in a controversial split-decision victory.
How Much is Teofimo Lopez’s Salary?
Teofimo Lopez earns north of a million dollars from his professional boxing career a year.
“The Takeover” Lopez is the former unified lightweight champion. He has one defeat in his professional career, in which he lost his unified belts against George Kambosos Jr., in November 2021.
The 25-year-old Brooklyn native boasts an 18-1 professional record, with 13 wins via KO. Lopez beat Sandor Martin with a split decision victory last December as he adjusted to his new division.