Teofimo Lopez Y George Kambosos They had a physical altercation at the promotional press conference for their fight next Saturday, May 5, and they almost came to blows.
The comments heated up the conference, as the minutes passed. Theophimus it didn’t take long to bother Kambosos.
“You told me to worry about your right hand. I tell you to worry about all your hands “, he launched Lopez to his next rival. “I could break you right now … I could fight tomorrow.”
“We are going to do it now,” replied the Australian, so that sanity is removed from the enclosure. The presenter asked for calm, but the temperature was constantly rising.
The American, mired in anger, got up from his chair, took off his shirt, and faced the European. Neither of the two hesitated to continue with the shorts, with insults and even some slap.
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There was no music to appease the beasts, but security personnel approached to try to separate them. The presenter continued with his request for tranquility, in addition to advising them that they will have to wait until July 5 for the blows. The discussion continued, but no longer physical contact.
Teofimo Lopez will make his first defense of the lightweight belts, belonging to the World Association, the World Organization and the International Boxing Federation. He obtained the same in his last presentation, after beating Vasyl Lomachenko in October 2020 and bring his record to 16-0, with 12 wins before the limit.
For its part, George Kambosos He will also arrive undefeated, with the imposing 19-0 mark, with 10 definitions by knockout. In his last presentation, he beat Lee Selby by split decision.
Minutes later the Face Off was performed, which was also quite hot, since for 25 seconds they were staring into each other’s eyes with the presenter trying to keep at a distance.