The IBF world featherweight champion Josh Warrington will defend his title tonight against Luis Alberto Lopez. The championship bout will take place inside the First Direct Arena, Leeds. Here we highlight the Warrington vs Lopez purse and salaries.
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The 32-year-old English boxer Josh Warrington’s IBF featherweight title will be on the line tonight in his backyard. However, Warrington, with his 31-1-1 record and 8 knockouts, should be confident to see off the Mexican boxer, Luis Alberto Lopez.
Warrington will aim to make it two wins out of two in 2022. He beat the Spaniard Kiko Martinez in his last fight in March of this year.
On the other hand, the 29-year-old Mexican Luis Alberto Lopez has an impressive 26-2 record with 15 knockouts. Lopez’s nine straight wins will be put to test in front of away fans as he aims to take the IBF featherweight title.
Warrington vs Lopez Purse
The IBF featherweight title match between Warrington and Lopez is a DAZN pay-per-view event, taking place inside the First Direct Arena, Leeds, United Kingdom.
The guaranteed purse of the pay-per-view boxing event has been revealed. Josh Warrington will earn a $750,000 guaranteed purse. As the defending champion, Warrington will make the most money.
On the other hand, Luis Alberto Lopez will pocket a $300,000 guaranteed purse for the title bout.
Here’s the guaranteed purse and PPV share for the Warrington vs Lopez title match.
|Boxers||Guaranteed Purse||PPV Share|
|Luis Alberto Lopez||$300,000||35%|
Josh Warrington’s Salary Against Lopez
The IBF featherweight champion Josh Warrington will make the most money in the title match against Lopez. As the champion, he will receive 65% of the PPV share.
When everything is said and done, Warrington will pocket an estimated $2 million in total payouts, including PPV share and bonuses.
The 32-year-old British boxer is currently holding a contract with Matchroom Boxing. He earns around $500K to $700K guaranteed purse for a fight.
He earned a $500,000 guaranteed purse for his last fight against Kiko Martinez in March this year.
Luis Alberto Lopez’s Salary Against Warrington
The 29-year-old Mexican boxer Lopez will receive a 35% of the PPV share for the IBF featherweight championship match. His estimated total payout is $625,000.
When is Josh Warrington vs Luis Alberto Lopez Fight Take Place?
- Date: Saturday, 10 December 2022
- DAZN Card: 9 p.m. GMT | 4 p.m. ET
- Main Event Ring Walks: 10:35 p.m. GMT | 5:35 p.m. ET (approx.)
- Venue: First Direct Arena, Leeds, United Kingdom
The DAZN card will go underway at 9:00 pm GMT, late due to the FIFA World Cup quarter-finals clash between England and France.
The main event ring walks between Josh Warrington, and Luis Alberto Lopez will start around 10:35 pm GMT, depending on how long the undercards go.