Bob arum ensures that there is no rematch clause in the contract they signed Vasiliy Lomachenko Y Teofimo Lopez for their fight on October 17.
“I don’t believe in rematch clauses,” he said. Arum at a virtual press conference to promote the fight. “The rematch clauses have been, in essence, overused by our friend, Eddie hearn“.
The veteran promoter took the opportunity to throw a dart at his English counterpart, with whom he does not have the best of relationships. Eddie hearn He usually uses revenge clauses to be able to make two or more fights, if the first one is good, or if his fighter loses. This was the case with the first fight between Anthony Joshua Y Andy Ruiz, or with the combat between Dillian whyte Y Alexander Povetkin, to cite two examples.
“He (Eddie hearn) puts a rematch clause in each contract, “he added. Arum. “And that may indicate that you don’t have confidence in how your fighter is going to perform.”
Arum he prefers that rematches take a more natural course, and not want to force them through a contract.
“As for me, let them fight,” he said. Arum. “There will be a winner, and there will be a loser, and if they want a rematch down the road, it will depend on them. But I’m not requiring a rematch clause, and I don’t like to demand a rematch in any contract I do.
So in the long awaited fight between Vasiliy Lomachenko Y Teofimo Lopez There is no rematch clause, and we will have to see how it ends to know if it is a rivalry that may extend into the future.