Teofimo Lopez wait to Devin Haney has improved his boxing, after the presentation of six months ago when he beat Yuriorkis Gamboa by unanimous decision in the Hard Rock Hotel, from Hollywood.
“(Devin Haney) needs to give a fight to show what it is, “he said. Theophimus to Boxing Scene “He cannot go out to fight as he did before Gamboa. Whether he does it or not, he is next ”.
Lopez wait to Haney clean the image that he left before the Cuban Gamboa. That night he had to carry up the cards despite being almost 17 years younger than him.
Despite everything, the advantage he had Devin on the cards it was very wide (120-107, 120-107 and 118-109). However, most of those present expected a more resounding victory.
“All you have to do is go and show the best of him that people have not seen yet,” he considered. Theophimus. “You must make a change. You know he’s going to jab and move his back foot and commit to this fight. Close your eyes and hope for the best. I have progressed to a great level and but let it be the same with him ”.
Teofimo Lopez is in preparation for his next fight against the Australian George Kambosos, against who will defend the belts WBA, FIB Y OMB next June 19.
Finally, the champion of Honduran origin assured that the rest he has had Linares can be a fundamental factor in the fight with Haney. Therefore, what this fight means cannot be trusted.
“Linares He has not fought in a while, but he has had the necessary recovery and time to stay in shape in the gym, “he added. Theophimus. “I remember that he trains even if he doesn’t have a fight. I know it will be ready. Rest is part of training and we all need it. It will be a tough challenge for Haney“.
The Venezuelan Linares has been without a fight for just over a year when he beat the Mexican Carlos Morales placeholder image in the fourth episode in a match he held in Anaheim in February 2020.