Teofimo Lopez, undisputed lightweight champion, took advantage of the final stretch of his camp to perform the Body Shot Challenge, body shot challenge, next to Hafþór J Björnsson, better known as ‘The mountain’ from the series game of Thrones.
In a video shared on your social networks, the boxer showed how he stood firm with a left hand from the actor and former basketball player in the middle of the abdomen, which made him take a few steps back.
After taking some air, Theophimus he just said: “It was good.” He was referring to the blow he received, to the laughter of all the attendees in the gym.
– Teofimo Lopez (@TeofimoLopez) October 21, 2021
Undoubtedly the height of both and the power in the hit is abysmal. Theophimus Lopez measures 1.73, while ‘The mountain’ It measures 2.06 meters and weighs 156 kilograms.
Haftor Julius Bjornsson made his boxing debut in January 2021, where he faced the British Steven Ward during an exhibition fight in Dubai that ended in a draw.
It should be remembered that Lopez will face next November 27 at the Hulu Theater in New York, within the Madison Square Garden to George Kambosos. It is a fight that has been rescheduled twice. The original date was May 29 and then June 5, but because Theophimus caught Covid-19 had to be postponed again.
Teófimo López hasn’t fought for a year
Theophimus He has already been in the ring for more than a year in an official fight. His last confrontation was before Vasyl Lomachenko in October 2020. So far the boxer’s record is 16 wins and zero losses.
Similarly, in early October Eddie hearn confirmed that Matchroom Boxing received the rights of the mandatory defense of Lopez against Kambosos. This, after the FIB ruled that Triller he had defaulted after trying to reschedule the fight one more time.