• Fight Date: Sat, Aug 12, 2023

On Saturday, August 12 at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, USA Emmanuel «Manny» Rodriguez will meet Melvin «Melo» Lopez for vacant IBF title in a 12-round bantamweight bout.

Emmanuel Rodriguez vs. Melvin Lopez
Emmanuel Rodriguez
Emmanuel Rodriguez
Manny
Melvin Lopez
Melvin Lopez
Melo
Country Puerto RicoPuerto Rico
Manati, Puerto Rico
NicaraguaNicaragua
Managua, Nicaragua
Age 31 years 25 years
Pro 11 years 7 years
Height 5′ 6″ (168 cm) 5′ 6″ (168 cm)
Reach 66½″ (168 cm) 68″ (173 cm)
Division bantamweight
(118 lbs / 53,52 kg)
bantamweight
(118 lbs / 53,52 kg)
Stance

orthodox

southpaw
Titles - -
Record 21 - 2 - 0
(13 KOs)
29 - 1 - 0
(19 KOs)
KOs 61% 65%
Inactive 301 days 244 days
Advant.
Emmanuel Rodriguez won by unanimous decision (UD) (video).

Date and Time

The fight night will begin on Saturday, August 12 at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT.

Arena

The fight will be held at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland, USA.

On which TV channel or streaming service can I watch the live broadcast of the fight Emmanuel Rodriguez versus Melvin Lopez?

  • To Be Announced

Rodriguez vs. Lopez Full Fight Highlights

Rodriguez vs. Lopez Fight Promo

Who fights on Saturday, August 12?
Fight card subject to change.

Division Fighter #1 Fighter #2 Notes
bantamweight (118 lbs)Emmanuel Rodriguez
(21 - 2 - 0)
Melvin Lopez
(29 - 1 - 0)
IBF World (vacant)
welterweight (147 lbs)Travon Marshall
(8 - 0 - 0)
Gabriel Maestre
(5 - 0 - 1)
super lightweight (140 lbs)Gary Antuanne Russell
(16 - 0 - 0)
Kent Cruz
(16 - 0 - 3)
cruiserweight (200 lbs)Marcus Browne
(24 - 2 - 0)
Adrian Taylor
(13 - 1 - 1)
bantamweight (118 lbs)Michael Angeletti
(8 - 0 - 0)
Jonathan Lopez Marcano
(8 - 0 - 2)
middleweight (160 lbs)Jose Benavidez Jr
(27 - 2 - 1)
Sladan Janjanin
(36 - 15 - 0)
light heavyweight (175 lbs)Jesse Hart
(28 - 3 - 0)
Elio Heraldo Trosch
(15 - 10 - 2)
bantamweight (118 lbs)Damien Vazquez
(16 - 3 - 1)
Jeronil Borres
(12 - 8 - 2)
super middleweight (168 lbs)Daniel Blancas
(6 - 0 - 0)
Devaun Lee
(11 - 9 - 1)
super welterweight (154 lbs)David A. Whitmire
(2 - 0 - 0)
Jordy Tientcheu
(0 - 1 - 0)
Emmanuel «Manny» Rodriguez

Emmanuel «Manny» Rodriguez

Emmanuel Rodriguez is a Puerto Rican boxer.
As a professional athlete, Rodriguez has been performing for 11 years.

Last fight

The last fight of Emmanuel Rodriguez took place on October 15, 2022 against Gary Antonio RussellGary Antonio Russell (19 - 0 - 0).
Rodriguez won by technical decision (TD).

Emmanuel Rodriguez vs. Gary Antonio Russell 

Emmanuel Rodriguez's last fight

First world title

On May 5, 2018 Emmanuel Rodriguez became the IBF bantamweight champion in a fight for the vacant title.

Boxing record

  • Total fights: 24
  • Wins: 21
  • Wins by KO: 13
  • Wins by dec: 8
  • Losses: 2
  • Losses by KO: 1
  • Losses by dec: 1
  • Draws: 0
  • No contests: 1

Professional career

How many fights did Emmanuel Rodriguez have?

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Date Opponent Result Notes
2024-05-04 Ryosuke Nishida
(8 - 0 - 0)
Loss
UD
IBF World Bantamweight
2023-08-12 Melving Lopez
(29 - 1 - 0)
Win
UD
IBF World Bantamweight (vacant)
2022-10-15 Gary Antonio Russell
(19 - 0 - 0)
Win
TD
2022-03-25 Roberto Sanchez Cantu
(22 - 3 - 0)
Win
KO
2021-08-14 Gary Antonio Russell
(18 - 0 - 0)
No contest
ND
2020-12-19 Reymart Gaballo
(23 - 0 - 0)
Loss
SD
WBC Interim World Bantamweight
2019-05-18 Naoya Inoue
(17 - 0 - 0)
Loss
KO
IBF World Bantamweight
2018-10-20 Jason Moloney
(17 - 0 - 0)
Win
SD
IBF World Bantamweight
2018-05-05 Paul Butler
(26 - 1 - 0)
Win
UD
IBF World Bantamweight (vacant)
2017-08-05 Giovanni Delgado Morales
(16 - 5 - 0)
Win
RTD
WBC Latino Bantamweight
2017-03-25 Robinson Lavinanza
(11 - 3 - 1)
Win
KO
2016-06-03 Alberto Guevara
(24 - 2 - 0)
Win
UD
2015-11-25 Eliezer Aquino
(17 - 1 - 1)
Win
TKO
WBA Fedelatin Bantamweight
WBC Latino Bantamweight
2015-08-22 Alex Rangel
(16 - 4 - 2)
Win
KO
WBA Fedelatin Bantamweight (vacant)
2015-05-30 Luis Hinojosa
(27 - 8 - 0)
Win
KO
WBO Latino Bantamweight
2015-02-21 Gabor Molnar
(16 - 6 - 0)
Win
TKO
WBO Latino Bantamweight
2014-10-18 Miguel Cartagena
(13 - 1 - 0)
Win
KO
WBO Latino Bantamweight (vacant)
2014-04-05 Felix Perez
(8 - 4 - 0)
Win
UD
2013-12-21 David Quijano
(15 - 3 - 1)
Win
UD
2013-10-26 Felipe Rivas
(14 - 14 - 2)
Win
UD
2013-08-24 Edward Vargas
(2 - 0 - 0)
Win
TKO
2013-06-22 Ramon Cedano Gil
(2 - 24 - 0)
Win
UD
2013-04-06 Jose Ruiz
(2 - 3 - 0)
Win
TKO
2012-08-31 Luis Miguel Ortiz
(2 - 12 - 0)
Win
KO
2012-07-07 Jaime Gonzalez
(0 - 2 - 0)
Win
TKO
2012-06-01 Jason Agosto
(debut)
Win
TKO

All Emmanuel Rodriguez's losses

Who all beat Emmanuel Rodriguez?

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Date Opponent Result Notes
2024-05-04 Ryosuke Nishida
(8 - 0 - 0)
Loss
UD
IBF World Bantamweight
2020-12-19 Reymart Gaballo
(23 - 0 - 0)
Loss
SD
WBC Interim World Bantamweight
2019-05-18 Naoya Inoue
(17 - 0 - 0)
Loss
KO
IBF World Bantamweight

Emmanuel «Manny» Rodriguez Highlights

Melvin «Melo» Lopez

Melvin «Melo» Lopez

Melvin Lopez is a Nicaraguan boxer.
As a professional athlete, Lopez has been performing for 7 years.

Last fight

The last fight of Melvin Lopez took place on December 11, 2022 against Jobert Alvarez.
Lopez won by split-decision (SD).

Boxing record

  • Total fights: 30
  • Wins: 29
  • Wins by KO: 19
  • Wins by dec: 10
  • Losses: 1
  • Losses by KO: 1
  • Losses by dec: 0
  • Draws: 0

Professional career

How many fights did Melvin Lopez have?

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Date Opponent Result Notes
2024-04-27 Gregorio Lebron
(24 - 7 - 0)
Win
RTD
2024-02-10 Wilner Soto
(23 - 15 - 0)
Win
UD
2023-08-12 Emmanuel Rodriguez
(21 - 2 - 0)
Loss
UD
IBF World Bantamweight (vacant)
2022-12-11 Jobert Alvarez
(20 - 3 - 2)
Win
SD
2022-09-24 Victor Ruiz
(23 - 13 - 0)
Win
KO
2022-06-25 Juan Gabriel Medina
(14 - 10 - 0)
Win
TKO
2021-08-20 Daniel Lozano
(15 - 11 - 1)
Win
KO
2021-03-26 Samuel Gutierrez Hernandez
(16 - 30 - 6)
Win
TKO
2020-11-20 Jesus Martinez
(27 - 11 - 0)
Win
RTD
2020-09-24 Yeison Vargas
(16 - 4 - 0)
Win
KO
2020-08-29 Szilveszter Kanalas
(14 - 10 - 0)
Win
TKO
2019-10-25 Jose Velasquez
(26 - 6 - 2)
Loss
TKO
WBO International Bantamweight (vacant)
2019-07-26 Lucas Rafael Baez
(35 - 18 - 5)
Win
KO
2019-05-24 David Reyes Cota
(21 - 4 - 1)
Win
TKO
North American Boxing Association Bantamweight
2019-03-22 Jesus Martinez
(25 - 6 - 0)
Win
UD
2018-12-07 Aldimar Silva
(21 - 14 - 0)
Win
UD
2018-09-30 Renan Portes
(10 - 7 - 0)
Win
MD
2018-08-31 Jose Maria Cardenas
(16 - 2 - 0)
Win
UD
North American Boxing Association Bantamweight (vacant)
2018-07-20 Jonatan Lecona Ramos
(17 - 21 - 4)
Win
KO
2018-04-28 Yonathan Padilla
(18 - 3 - 0)
Win
UD
WBC Youth World Bantamweight (vacant)
2018-01-26 Aramis Solis
(14 - 6 - 0)
Win
TKO
2017-10-14 Andres Garcia Guzman
(12 - 5 - 2)
Win
RTD
WBC Latino Super Flyweight
2017-06-30 Greivin Lopez
(10 - 2 - 0)
Win
KO
WBC Latino Super Flyweight
2017-03-31 Hugo Hernandez
(11 - 1 - 0)
Win
UD
WBC Latino Super Flyweight (vacant)
2017-02-24 Jose Rizo
(7 - 9 - 1)
Win
KO
2016-09-30 Benjamin Mendoza
(7 - 23 - 1)
Win
UD
2016-07-29 Ernesto Irias
(4 - 0 - 0)
Win
MD
2016-06-24 Francisco Elizabeth
(4 - 11 - 1)
Win
TKO
2016-04-08 Julio Borda
(1 - 10 - 0)
Win
TKO
2016-03-11 Luis Solorzano
(4 - 18 - 1)
Win
KO
2016-02-12 Luis Carvajal
(0 - 2 - 0)
Win
KO
2015-11-19 Jose Norori
(0 - 5 - 0)
Win
UD
2015-09-18 Jesus Perez
(2 - 0 - 0)
Win
TKO

All Melvin Lopez's losses

Who all beat Melvin Lopez?

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Date Opponent Result Notes
2023-08-12 Emmanuel Rodriguez
(21 - 2 - 0)
Loss
UD
IBF World Bantamweight (vacant)
2019-10-25 Jose Velasquez
(26 - 6 - 2)
Loss
TKO
WBO International Bantamweight (vacant)

Melvin «Melo» Lopez Highlights

Latest Odds

  • Favorite
    Lopez to win: 1/1
  • Underdog
    Rodriguez to win: 2/1

Prediction

Jacob Baker
Who will win: Rodriguez or Lopez?

Rodriguez and Lopez are worthy opponents.
It is difficult to predict which of the boxers will win.

Nevertheless, I think that Emmanuel Rodriguez will win by unanimous decision.

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