e 140-pound division.
Lopez will head into the fight as a significant favorite, but he has some questionable performances on his ledger that add some intrigue to the matchup.
Here's a look at all the info you need to catch the fight along with a preview and prediction.
Fight Schedule, Live Stream and Odds
When: Thursday, February 8 at 8:30 p.m. ET (main event ringwalks approximately 10:30 p.m. ET)
Where: Michelob Ultra Arena, Las Vegas
Live stream: ESPN+
Tickets: Vivid Seats
Odds: Lopez -700 ($700 wager wins $100); Ortiz +450 ($100 wager wins $450)
Odds courtesy of DraftKings Sportsbook
Which Version of Teofimo Lopez Jr. Will Show Up?
Lopez has undeniable talent. When he's at the top of his game he's proved himself as a world champion. His wins over Lomachenko and Taylor show what kind of fighter he can be when things are going his way.
However, there are some puzzling performances on that resume too. His loss to George Kambosos Jr. can be chalked up to a slow start and a rally that was too little too late. He was also knocked down early in his split-decision win over Sandor Martin.
As a favorite, Lopez is on shaky ground if he gets off to a slow