Teofimo Lopez expects to sell close to 2 million payouts per event in his match with George Kambosos, between May and June of this year for the lightweight title of the FIB, which will be promoted by Triller.
“My fight will be the stellar one,” he commented. Theophimus for AK & Barak Show in DAZN. “If we can get to $ 2 million in pay-per-view, I’m ready to become a new PPV star.”
In the last days, Top rank He did not offer the bag that the boxer of Honduran blood wanted and his fight had to go to auction. It was there that Triller offered just over $ 6 million to promote the fight of Teofimo Lopez Y Kambosos.
Conflict of Teófimo López and Bob Arum
The promoter of Bob arum, Top rank, came into conflict with the current champion. They did not want to offer him more than the minimum for his mandatory contest against George. Arum argued that as Kambosos He’s not a known fighter, he wasn’t going to sell a lot of pay-per-views.
This Saturday, Theophimus published in Instagram his excitement about promoting a chain like Triller. This, despite the fact that it still has a current contract with Top rank.
“They said they wanted the best and funniest fighter in the ring and now they have him. They have found the right one, ”he wrote.
Despite not having yet defined the date of the fight, there have been speculations that the promoter could include the fight of Lopez Y Kambosos on the same billboard with him YouTuber Logan Paul and a possible rematch between Mike tyson Y Evander Holyfield.
The division has names like Vasyl Lomachenko, Gervonta davis or Ryan Garcia, who in the future could generate a greater profit in a pay per event by being more recognized characters in U.S.