The current unified lightweight world champion, Teofimo Lopez, he insisted that he does not want to fight again Vasyl Lomachenko and he was blunt in saying that he will not give him that opportunity for revenge.
“There will be no rematch (with Lomachenko)”, said Teofimo Lopez in an interview with Sky Sports. “If I had lost, they would never have given me a chance, so I won’t.”
The same way, Lopez He assured that his old rival seeks to redeem himself for that defeat he suffered, and pointed out that some comments about a possible fight make him laugh. Theophimus mocked that Lomachenko go to face in your next fight Richard Commey, To who Lopez knocked out in December 2019, to be crowned lightweight world champion FIB.
“He’s fighting the scraps of who I fought, trying to redeem himself,” he explained. “It’s cute that everyone thinks I’ll give it a try.”
Teofimo López wants Josh Taylor
Lopez He said that in his mind he already has other new rivals like Josh taylor, the undisputed champion of super lightweight, whom he sees with great potential.
How do I see it now? We already left that behindLomachenko). We are seeing bigger and better things, like Josh taylor“He added. “There will be no rematch (with Lomachenko). The type (Taylor) he can talk all he wants, but everyone feels my energy when I step into the ring ”.
He vows to knock out Kambosos Jr.
For this reason he indicated that he is going to knock out Kambosos Jr. to show the world what level of boxing he has.
“I need to get Kambosos Jr off the road, “he said. “I don’t want people to back down.” “(In the fight) there will be explosiveness, IQ, footwork. I have improved a lot since the fight Lomachenko. I have improved to the next level. I want to show you what they have yet to see, or what you haven’t seen since the 70s and 80s. This era of boxing is now shaky, so bring it back to its roots. I’m going to knock him out. I don’t like this guy. I get it. He’s playing the bad boy role. But disrespect my family? I can’t wait for his face to hit my hands! “
He disparages Ryan Garcia, Devin Haney and Gervonta Davis
Teofimo Lopez talked about the three young American light weight boxers who are making the talk the way they are Ryan Garcia, Devin Haney and Gervonta davis.
“Those guys are not the Four Kings, they haven’t fought any high caliber fighter yet. They haven’t fought a guy in the top 10 or top five, ”he said. “I am not afraid of anyone. I neither duck nor dodge anyone ”.
And by the way, the yotubers that have become boxers in Lois in recent years also came out scraped.
But he insists that his rivals have not earned comparisons with the glorious generation of
“Everyone wants to bring back that era of fighters (‘Sugar ‘Ray Leonard, Marvin Hagler, Thomas Hearns and Roberto Durán), but now we have YouTubers fighting, ”he said.