Devin Haney assured that in a sparring session that he held several years ago against Teofimo Lopez He gave a boxing lesson to the current lightweight monarch.
“We fought in the gym in Las Vegas,” he revealed. Haney at the press conference prior to the duel with Yuriorkis Gamboa. “We fought twice, and it was a boxing lesson. That’s all I can tell you. At the end of the day, I went in there and took off his socks. “
In recent days, tension has intensified between the main protagonists of lightweights such as Teofimo Lopez, Ryan Garcia, Gervonta davis and b.
“(Theophimus) Lopez He said that he was willing to fight me, because he knows that something gains from that, ”he said. Haney. “He knows it, and it doesn’t feel right without fighting me for the true undisputed lightweight championship, and for all the belts. It won’t be indisputable without fighting me. You can tell me what you want, although I don’t understand why you’re calling me an email champion. “
Can Haney fight Teofimo?
The truth is that a show with Devin Haney Y Teofimo Lopez as protagonists of the billboard, it would sell millions.
While Haney He did not exploit his media image 100%, at least until now, he may do so on Saturday if he triumphs against Yuriorkis Gamboa.
Additionally, the San Francisco-born holds the lightweight world title. CMB, even though Mauricio Sulaiman recognized as monarch Vasyl Lomachenko, prior to his contest with Theophimus.
For its part, Lopez has in his possession the scepters AMB, OMB Y FIB, so such a crossing would be for the unification of all the important championships of the 135 pounds.
Haney vs. Gamboa
For the night of this Saturday, the event that will take all eyes, will be the clash between Devin Haney Y Yuriorkis Gamboa, at the Seminole Hard Rock & Casino in Hollywood.
Haney not officially presented since he surpassed Alfredo Santiago by unanimous decision, on November 9, 2019.
From there, his undefeated rose to 24-0, with 15 finishes prior to the established limit.
For its part, Gamboa fell by technical knockout with Gervonta davis, on December 28, 2019, for his most recent appearance.