Bob Arum reveals plans for Teofimo: he wants him against Shakur Stevenson

Bob Arum revela planes para Teófimo: lo quiere contra Shakur Stevenson

Bob arum revealed his plans to face Teofimo Lopez and Shakur stevenson if the revenge fight with Vasyl Lomachenko.

“The fight I would like to make with Theophimus it’s with Shakur stevenson. I don’t know, it depends on them ”, he commented Arum to Fighthype . “I have not talked to Shakur of this, but without a doubt it would be a fight that people would want to see ”.

The president of Top rank considered that the rematch with Loma is the path they should follow in the career of Teo. But if you continue to refuse to face it, they should start looking for other options.

“That should be the fight we should do, but Theophimus He has said that he does not want revenge with Lomachenko and it is not about forcing him either, “he said. Arum.

Lomachenko will make his second fight in 2021, on December 11 against Richard Commey at Madison Square Garden. With another victory he could be in line to challenge the belts of Theophimus.

For his part, the fighter of Honduran origin will return to the ring on November 27 against George Kambosos, after his triumph over Knoll in October 2020.

Teofimo Lopez

Arum’s plans for Theophimus and Shakur

Although they insist on revenge, Theophimus said he intends to move up to 140 pounds to search for the Briton’s belts Josh taylor and he has rejected seeing the faces with the Ukrainian again.

While, Shakur stevenson became world champion at 130 pounds by the OMB, after defeating by knockout in the tenth round Jamel herring and seems to have as its central objective Oscar Valdez for a unification fight.

So much Stevenson What Valdez they have made constant exchanges of words, but there is still nothing defined to deal with them.

Even Bob arum previously commented that his plans were to face Valdez with Emanuel “Vaquero” Navarrete already Stevenson with Miguel “Alacrán” Berchelt, to later do the unification combat.

“The fight Navarrete-Valdez without a doubt it would be great, particularly for all Mexican Americans, and above all else, well we’ll see, we are taking step by step, “he said. Bob arum. “There are very good boxers and very good fights can be made with time.”

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