ORunlike other units such as Welterweight or Super middleweight, then Light division is a template after today’s battle between Teofimo Lopez and George Kamposos Jr. American champion has his first chance to defend all four WBA (Super), IBF, WBO and The Ring lightweight titles he won in October against Vasily Lomachenko…
Before this fight Lopez was an absolute outsider, as many even assumed Lomachenko had everything to become one of the greatest players of all time. But Lopez came out with a gulp and ultimately won the fight by decision. But we all doubted this fight with Australian Lightweight. The scene was set at Madison park for a historic evening.
Kambosos it was already 19-0 with a split right in the middle between knockout wins and decision wins. Tonight will not be an easy duel to claim these four titles for the first time in his professional career. He came out strong in the first round as he knocked out Teofim from the start in an impressive way.
Although Lopez managed to recover and was knocked down in the fifth round. Voltage was so high at one point in the fight that both fighters nearly hit each other after the bell rang. We have not seen such a beautiful skirmish between two fighters for a long time. In the end, a decision had to be made, but the last call was too close.
Teofimo is a loser.
As both fighters prepared to hear the final decision of the judges, Teofim sincerely thought that he would hold the belt, but the call went in the opposite direction. The judge even took off Lopezhand before the announcement of the decision, he considered that the fight was over Teofim‘sway. But a new champion was announced Lopez couldn’t believe it.
Kambosos tried to talk to the interviewer, but Lopez having none of this, he interrupted the interview to say that he won the fight regardless of the decision. Lopez also recognized Kamposos. like a fighter but he still refused to admit his defeat. We may even have that rematch shortly after what we witnessed.