Just a few days ago, the signing of the contract for the fight between the two-time Olympic medalist, the Ukrainian, was made official. Vasyl Lomachenko and the native of brooklyn Teofimo Lopez in a fight looking for the absolute lightweight champion.
The stakes are so high, not just the top four belts at 135 pounds (which is no small feat), but also the pride and reputation of a career on the rise and one that continues to consolidate.
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Loma’s first jab
The ukrainian Lomachenko (14-1, 10 KOs) lightweight monarch of the World Boxing Council, World Boxing Association and World Boxing Organization, was clear with Lopez. The fight is scheduled to take place on October 17.
“I am a fighter and my goal is to win another world title. When we face each other in Las Vegas, he will eat my punches and his words, “he said. Lomachenko. “I will be the better of the two, and I will return home with four world titles in Ukraine.”
“Teófimo López can talk all he wants. He’s very good at talking. All he has done is mention my name in the last two years. Good for Theophimus“Commented the Ukrainian.
Your handler, Eglis Klimas considers that “no one has seen Lomachenko 100 percent in a ring and if Teofimo can push Loma at least 80% it means that Teofimo is the best opponent Loma has ever faced.
This fight marks the fourth defense of any of the crowns of Lomachenko, and in all it has been victorious until now.
It is highly probable that all the things that Teofimo Lopez have said in the past about Lomachenko, they will cause ‘the beast’ to be released. That is why, in addition to the quality of the protagonists, a high-quality fight is expected.