Vasyl Lomachenko does not rule out revenge with Teofimo Lopez if the conditions are right.
“First, I want to continue my career for the four belts,” he said at a press conference. “But if I have the opportunity to have a rematch with Teofimo Lopez I’d be happy to do it. “
Knoll He established only one condition to be able to face the fighter of Honduran origin again.
“I will be happy this fight is made, but only at 135 pounds,” he considered. “I can’t go up to 140 because it wouldn’t be fair. I am a fighter with smaller conditions and my justification cannot be to go up to that weight because he cannot give 135. If he agrees to fight in the lightweight, we will do it ”.
Theophimus and his father commented after the fight with George Kambosos that it cost them to mark 135 pounds, so they would rise to 140 pounds in 2022.
In the case of LopezIt will be very difficult for him to fight at lightweight again, while the Ukrainian is not willing to go up to super lightweight. This situation is what led him to think of other boxers who are light.
“For me it doesn’t really matter if it is Theophimus or someone else, “he said. “Now Kambosos he is the champion and he is my target ”.
Lomachenko explained why he asked to stop the fight against Commey
Vasyl achieved his second win of the year after beating Ghanaian Richard Commey in a broad unanimous decision. During the fight there was a moment in the seventh round in which he asked the corner of the African to stop the fight.
“I was being too harsh for him,” he confessed. “That’s why I yelled at them and asked them to stop the fight. Of course, in the end he showed that he is a real warrior, he has a big heart and he gave 12 great rounds ”.
The request of Knoll It occurred after sending to the canvas Commey and appreciate some nervousness in your corner.
Given this, the Ghanaian’s coach commented that he preferred to work on the mental factor and make the fight end with dignity, as did the rest of the episodes.
“I told Richard to stop and put things in order, “he mentioned. “Try not to make mistakes and keep working. As you can see, he completed the 12 rounds and left his heart in the fight. “.