Bob arum erupted in criticism against the judges’ cards in the fight between Teofimo Lopez Y Vasyl Lomachenko last Saturday.
The promoter agrees that Teofimo Lopez he was the winner, but not with that margin.
“I gave the fight to Lopez, but those scores were ridiculous, “he exclaimed Arum to a group of journalists on the ring side. “One was 119-109, what are they talking about? What kind of damn fight was i watching Julie Lederman? These judges are crazy. “
For Arum, the numbers were exaggerated
In the eyes of Bob arum, Theophimus clearly surpassed LomachenkoBut not in the loose way the cards indicated.
“López wins the fight, yes, but Lomachenko he won four of the last six rounds ”, emphasized the businessman. And I gave him one of the first six. I mean, this was fucking crazy! “
The analysis of CompuBox counted 42 general blows in favor of Brooklyn (183-141), who also generated more power impacts (148-78).
For his part, the Ukrainian connected more attacks, with 63 added over his opponent’s 35.
“He fought brilliantly,” commented the president of Top rank on the presentation of the American. “He didn’t go looking for the knockout. I gave to Lomachenko the ninth, tenth and eleventh rounds. I thought I would win the twelfth and it would be a draw. But, those judges, what the hell were they seeing?
Once the contest was closed, the decisions gave as the winner to Teofimo Lopez unanimously, above Vasyl Lomachenko.
It should be remembered that Julie Lederman indicated 119-109, while Tim cheatham scored 116-112. The rest, written by Steve Weisfeld sentenced 117-111.