Vasiliy Lomachenko voiced his disagreement with the judges’ scorecards who saw him lose a loose unanimous decision against Teofimo Lopez Saturday night in Las Vegas.
“In the first half of the fight I did a lot of rounds, but in the second half I took over the fight and I was much better,” he said. Lomachenko in the post-fight interview. “I want to get home and review the fight. But I definitely don’t agree with the cards. “
One of the cards was 116-112, another was 119-109 and the third was 117-111, all in favor of Teofimo Lopez. However, Lomachenko He said that initially, he believes he won a match that was much closer than what the judges’ scorecards said.
“At this moment, I think I won the fight,” he said. Lomachenko. “But the result is the result, I will not argue at this time. I need to review the video. “
For now, Lomachenko he has no plan, nor did he talk about a rematch with Teofimo Lopez.
“Now I want to go home,” he said. Lomachenko. “And after that, talk to my promoter and managed, and discuss to make a decision.”
As soon as the cards were read, Vasiliy Lomachenko He expressed his annoyance by immediately leaving the ring, and did not even come to congratulate the new champion.
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