Sports Teofimo Lopez upsets Lomachenko to become undisputed lightweight champ

09:16  18 october  2020
09:16  18 october  2020 Source:   thescore.com

Teofimo Lopez's mastery of Vasiliy Lomachenko has turned boxing into a young man's game

  Teofimo Lopez's mastery of Vasiliy Lomachenko has turned boxing into a young man's game What Teofimo Lopez accomplished against Vasiliy Lomachenko could open the floodgates for under-25 fighters who want their shot at the best in the world right now.The 23-year-old shocked the boxing world by dethroning arguably the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world, Vasiliy Lomachenko, via unanimous decision to become the unified 135-pound champion.

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Boxing star Teofimo Lopez says his feud with Vasyl Lomachenko is real and nasty -- and he'll have "bad intentions" when they step in the ring this weekend. 32-year-old Loma is the WBC, WBA and WBO lightweight champ . All of the belts are on the line this weekend. Lopez knows he's the betting

Teofimo Lopez shocked the world on Saturday night, defeating Vasiliy Lomachenko by unanimous decision to become undisputed lightweight champion.

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The judge's scorecards read 116-112, 119-109, 117-111 in favor of Lopez.

The 23-year-old Lopez used early-round dominance and a heroic effort in the 12th to stymie Lomachenko, who entered the fight as a heavy favorite.

Lomachenko said he believed he won the fight and disagreed with the scoring decision during a post-bout interview, according to boxing insider Dan Rafael.

Lopez moved to 16-0 with his victory over Lomachenko, who entered the fight considered as one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world.

Lomachenko's professional record drops to 14-2, which doesn't account for his dominant amateur career.

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