The platform Triller, who won the rights to organize the fight between Teófimo López and George Kambosos, would have done it with the intention of including it as a semifinal to the third fight between Mike tyson Y Evander Holyfield which is currently being negotiated. This was reported Chris Mannix, of Sports Illustrated.
“A potential emerging place to Theophimus Lopez-Kambosos would be on the undercard of the much talked about exhibition fight between Mike tyson Y Evander Holyfield“, wrote Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated.
An emerging potential landing spot for Lopez-Kambosos: On the undercard of a discussed exhibition match between Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield.
– Chris Mannix (@SIChrisMannix) February 25, 2021
Triller already organized the last contest of Tyson against Roy Jones Jr., in which they managed to sell around 1.5 million payments per event. For the transmission they used alternative angles and the rapper commented on it Snoop dogg.
Mike tyson, 54, returned in November 2020 in an exhibition match against Jones at the Staples Center. This return was after a 15-year absence, showing dominance during the fight that was finally declared a draw.
In the meantime, Holyfield 58 years old, He last entered the ring in May 2011, achieving a victory by technical knockout against the Danish Brian Nielsen in Copenhagen.
Both met twice between 1996 and 1997. The first of them was a triumph for Holyfield by technical knockout by the belt of the AMB. In the rematch Iron mike he lost his head and was disqualified after biting his ear.
According to different press reports, the closing of the trilogy could take place in Dubai with a purse close to 300 million dollars.
López and Kambosos, surprised with the offer
Triller made a record bid at the auction to get the rights to Lopez vs Kambosos, which far outperformed its competitors. Own Theophimus He was surprised by the offer of just over $ 6 million that he put on the table Triller to organize the fight.
“It is shocking. I didn’t know they would even be at the auction, ”he told her. Lopez to Chris Mannix from Sports Illustrated. “What is more shocking is that now I have to fight on another platform. But I’m fine”.
Lou DiBella, promoter of KambososHe was even moved by the 35% that will be due to his client, an equivalent of just over 2 million. “George he’s going to be a millionaire, ”he said.
The surprising offer of Triller far exceeded the supply of Matchroom which was just over 3 million and 2.32 that he put on the table Top rank.