Teofimo Lopez Jr. (16-, 12 KOs) pulled off a monster upset final night (Sat., Oct. 17, 2020) are living on ESPN/ESPN+ from inside of MGM Grand Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, when he defeated Vasiliy Lomachenko (14-2, 10 KOs) by using unanimous decision in one particular of the most expected boxing activities of the year.
As a final result, Lopez walked away with the WBA (Tremendous), WBO, IBF and The Ring light-weight titles all wrapped around his midsection.
Lopez took early management with solid punches to the entire body. Lomachenko returned favor in the 2nd spherical with some ability mixtures. The third spherical saw Lopez go again to the overall body and steal momentum. Lopez would toss much more and land additional punches from “Matrix” around the up coming couple rounds.
Lomachenko seemed to arrive alive in the sixth spherical but Lopez shut the frame out with a well timed uppercut and a straight suitable hand. “Matrix” observed a minor extra offense in the seventh as he tried to claw his way back again on the scorecards. Lopez regained some regulate in the eighth with some lovely correct palms, but Lomachenko rushed in for some combinations inside that appeared to stifle Teofimo.
Seeking to occur back again in the struggle Lomachenko opened up his offense in the later rounds. “Matrix” advanced and introduced punches in bunches, but Lopez was able to keep away from severe hassle although launching a lot more shots to the human body and counter electric power assaults. Lomachenko definitely arrived alive in the 11th as he blasted Lopez with 19 whole electrical power punches. Lopez came again in the ultimate round and unloaded electric power punches up leading and whipping mixtures to the overall body, which remaining a lasting perception in the judges’ eyes.
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