Teofimo Lopez he was very confident for his fight with Vasyl Lomachenko, in the absence of 11 days for it.
As promised 3 years ago, Lopez made an impact at the highest level of world boxing and got his chance against Lomachenko.
The American with Honduran descent will defend his IBF light belt on October 17, also looking to get hold of the WBA and WBO versions, belonging to his opponent.
“I don’t feel nervous. I have always felt that I belong to the elite of boxing, and this fight will be the confirmation “, declared the Brooklyn man at a press conference.
In turn, the undefeated one highlighted: “I am younger, and I have power in both hands. Many think that I only have punch, but they will know my skills as a boxer ”.
Lopez He also said that, if he is victorious against his European counterpart, he will seek to measure himself with Jose Ramirez or Josh taylor.
PROUD but “Never Satisfied”
PROUD but “Forever Hungry”
PROUD and “Always Ready”
PROUD but “Pushing, Pushing for more.”
– Teofimo Lopez (@TeofimoLopez) September 26, 2020
Without lending himself to his opponent’s game, Goessyl Lomachenko he treated sympathetically and gave praise to him Teofimo Lopez.
“He is an excellent puncher, he has a high boxing intellect, and he is younger, but we have the same fights on the list,” he said. Lomachenko in an interview with Max kellerman for ESPN.
Despite stating that his rival talks a lot, the monarch of the Association and the World Boxing Organization related how unmissable the duel will be: “It will be a very interesting fight for the whole boxing family.”
Special attendees to the show
The Lomachenko-López evening will be attended by 250 spectators, belonging to the medical staff.
As revealed by the promoter Bob arum, doctors, nurses and orderlies will enjoy the contests that will take place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.