“Fight would be 30 seconds and that’s me being generous”: Echo Director Wants Maya Lopez To Fight Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine, Fans Already Know Who Wins

As Marvel Studios welcomes Echo into the MCU, director Sydney Freeland already has a face-off ready for Maya Lopez.

"Fight would be 30 seconds and that's me being generous": Echo Director Wants Maya Lopez To Fight Hugh Jackman's Wolverine, Fans Already Know Who Wins


  • Alaqua Cox makes her full-fledged debut in the MCU with her miniseries Echo as Maya Lopez.
  • Director Sydney Freeland wishes to see Maya Lopez battle Hugh Jackman's Wolverine in the MCU.
  • Fans are convinced that despite her powers, the fight would end with Wolverine standing as the victor.
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With the new year, comes new shows from Marvel Studios interconnected to the MCU, and this time, it’s none other than the much-awaited Echo. The show starring Alaqua Cox as the titular character had been hyped up by many as the change of pace that the franchise needed from all the other silver screen projects that have been released in recent times, and it seems like this might just happen with the show’s release of the first episode. 

Alaqua Cox as Maya Lopez in a still from Echo
Alaqua Cox as Maya Lopez in a still from Hawkeye

In the meantime, it seems like to gauge what the young hero can do with her powers, many fans want to know who series director Sydney Freeland would be comfortable putting Maya Lopez up against. This question, when asked, was answered with the name Wolverine, the mutant that everyone knows for his ferocity and brutal nature. Thus, fans have commented on her desire, warning how Echo may be defeated in an instant without Wolverine even trying. 

Echo Director Sydney Freeland Wants To See Maya Lopez And Wolverine Duke It Out In The MCU

Alaqua Cox in and as Echo
Alaqua Cox in and as Echo

As the expansion of the MCU keeps progressing to newer heights, newer characters keep on joining the evergrowing roster of superheroes to look out for in the franchise. The latest addition to the list is the titular protagonist of the MCU series Echo, who is being played by Alaqua Cox. This character had made her appearance prior in Hawkeye and went against Clint Barton and Kate Bishop, giving both of them a run for their money, 


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Thus, it has already been established that Maya Lopez is not one to be taken lightly in the future. Keeping this in mind, many had questions in their mind about all the villains and heroes we can see Echo going toe to toe in the future with. When asked about this with series director Sydney Freeland, she expressed her desire to witness a brawl between Lopez and Wolverine in the future. 

This might just prove to be one of the biggest and most dangerous fights that Echo would have to fight in her life, since Hugh Jackman’s performance for 17 years as the Mutant already shown us that Wolverine is not the kind of hero you mess with, especially when he brandishes his Adamantium Claws and means business. Thus many fans have also called out her wish as being nothing but unattainably ambitious. 


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What Do The Fans Say About This? 

Alaqua Cox
Alaqua Cox

While her wish may be something that may or may not happen in the MCU in the future, fans have already conceptualized how it might go about, which has most of them believing the outcome may not be in Lopez’s favor. 

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Seeing what Wolverine is capable of with just his animalistic nature alone, it is hard to imagine Echo being able to even stand near the hero’s capabilities in battle.

Echo, streaming on Disney+.

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