Teofimo Lopez, current champion of the AMB, FIB Y OMB in light weights, he assured that Devin Haney, monarch of CMB, should win a resounding victory over Jorge Linares placeholder image for a chance to unify the division.
“I really hope it looks good, is all I have to say. I do not know how to arrive or Linares neither Haney to that night “, he commented Lopez in order to Fighthype. “I never sparred with Linares, the only one I did it with in the past was Devin and many have made up stories since then ”.
Likewise, Theophimus was energetic when remembering that stage of sparring and declared that it reached the point where Haney he needs the fight with him more.
“I know he remembers the time when we sparred and he would sit next to the stairs,” she noted. “He had taken off his head protection and was still wearing his gloves, staring at the ground. We get to a point when they need us and not us them ”.
Yes Lopez finally decides not to fight with Davin haney, must vacate the division belts and move up to 140 pounds to face the winner of Josh taylor Y Jose Ramirez.
Finally, Teofimo assured that his future decision will depend on the vision of the public with the presentation of Haney in view of Linares. If it ends well Lopez would be willing to unify.
“You have to stay relevant and do your part with Linares”, He mentioned. “I’ll go with what everyone says, if they say that he looked unbeatable and fantastic, there is his opportunity.”
The CMB made franchise champion Vasyl Lomachenko, but when the latter lost against Teofimo Lopez, the scepter passed into his hands. However, there has been a dispute over this appointment by the advice.
But the absolute belt of the CMB of the 135 pounds belongs to Devin Haney, who beat Alfredo Santiago in November 2019 when the scepter became vacant.