Oscar de la hoya He was sincere and assured that Ryan Garcia I would not beat Teofimo Lopez if they met at this point in their careers.
“Ryan or Theophimus? ”Said the president of Golden Boy Promotions in a Instagram Live you did on your account. “Hell, if we did the fight these days, I’d have to go with Theophimus“.
The question momentarily embarrassed From the pot, for which he explained his reasons for not choosing the one of Mexican descent.
“I’ll tell you why,” he continued. Oscar. “Teofimo has much more experience, that fight with (Vasyl) Lomachenko it took it to another level completely. “
Lopez gave the bell to beat Lomachenko almost a year ago, when he unanimously snatched the belts FIB, WBA and OMB of light weights.
Since then, Lopez has not stepped into the ring and his mandatory fight with George Kambosos it has been postponed multiple times.
Comparison between Ryan and Teofimo
Although there is not a great age difference between the two, Lopez He is already world champion, after defeating Vasyl Lomachenko.
Ryan, for his part, will close the year before Joseph “JoJo” Diaz for the interim championship of CMB. The winner is expected to go next to Devin Haney, champion of the division by the organism.
From the pot added that this experience you will get Ryan in view of Diaz will be key to later beat Theophimus.
“Yes, yes Ryan fight him in a year, I’m sure he has that ability to beat Theophimus”, He pointed. “Both of them could create a series of fights that would be incredible and completely insane for boxing fans.”