It appears to be like like we have acquired ourselves a title unification bout between Vasiliy Lomachenko and Teofimo Lopez.
Mike Coppinger of The Athletic took to his Twitter account to reveal that Lomachenko and Lopez have agreed on the matchup for Oct. Coppinger also notes that the bout is most likely heading towards ESPN alternatively than fork out-for each-look at.
“Breaking: Vasiliy Lomachenko and Teofimo Lopez have agreed to conditions for a lightweight title unification combat in mid-to-late October, resources explain to @TheAthletic. Terrific development built toward the combat headlining ESPN rather than PPV. Cannot wait for this one particular.”
Lomachenko retains the WBA (Super), WBC, and WBO light-weight titles together with The Ring championship. Lopez is the IBF lightweight winner.
Up to this stage, Lomachenko has amassed a pro boxing document of 14-1. He’s coming off a unanimous choice victory in excess of Luke Campbell back again in Aug. 2019 inside the O2 Arena in London, England. Lomachenko extra the WBC light-weight gold to his mantle with the earn.
As for Lopez, his next-spherical TKO gain more than Richard Commey attained him the IBF lightweight championship. The title combat was held within the famous Madison Sq. Yard in New York Metropolis back again in Dec. 2019. Lopez’s professional boxing file is a perfect 15-.