Teofimo Lopez Jr. pulled off a substantial upset this night in Las Vegas when he defeated Vasiliy Lomachenko by means of unanimous selection.
With the victory, Lopez Jr. (16-, 12 KO’s) took house the WBA (Super), WBO, IBF and The Ring light-weight titles.
Teofimo was in a position to get the early guide on Lomachenko in tonight’s contest. But the rounds appeared to go back again and forth as the fight progressed. Just after a decisive eleventh spherical for Vasiliy Lomachenko, Lopez Jr. stormed back in spherical twelve which appeared to have a long lasting affect on the judges in attendance.
The judges scored the contest 116-112, 119-109 and 117-113 all in favor of Lopez Jr.
Test out how the execs reacted to Teofimo Lopez Jr’s enormous upset gain around Vasiliy Lomachenko beneath:
Who jumped in excess of to observe Lomachenko? See this Barlenga child. 15- 15 1st spherical KO’s. Incredibly, pretty amazing
— michael (@bisping) Oct 18, 2020
Could someone be sure to get Tim Bradley a snicker. #LomaLopez
— Max Holloway (@BlessedMMA) Oct 18, 2020
Damn. I sense like Lopez must have this. But then again it is boxing. And that shit is corrupt AF! #LomaLopez
— Aljamain Sterling (@funkmasterMMA) October 18, 2020
Lomachenko is the sort of fighter that permits you to get comfy, then surprises you with a precise mixture.#LomaLopez
— Jamel Herring (@JamelHerring) Oct 18, 2020
— Teddy Atlas (@TeddyAtlasReal) October 18, 2020
Just woke up..Lopez wow!!!
— Eddie Hearn (@EddieHearn) Oct 18, 2020
Lopez won but the judge’s scorecards ended up wack
— Kenny Florian (@kennyflorian) Oct 18, 2020
How a lot 💰 Lopez built tonight? 💭?
— GILBERT BURNS DURINHO (@GilbertDurinho) Oct 18, 2020
Lopez vs Haney 2021
Let’s do It! #AllTheBelts
— Devin Haney (@Realdevinhaney) Oct 18, 2020
Would you like to see a rematch between Teofimo Lopez Jr. and Vasiliy Lomachenko next tonight’s shut combat in Las Vegas? Share your thoughts in the responses portion PENN Nation!
This short article 1st appeared on BJPENN.com on October 18, 2020