A struggle couple most likely definitely cared if they noticed grew to become the epic struggle that wouldn’t happen.
Try to remember the social media carnival that was Triller winning a purse bid? The promotional outfit likely needs they could neglect. We’ve experienced Lopez having COVID, a doomed try to put the combat in opposition to Monday Evening Football, and now we get there, ultimately, on Saturday night (DAZN, 8 PM EST).
Teofimo Lopez was pink warm when very last we observed him, coming off significant wins in excess of Richard Commey and Vasyl Lomachenko. Only 24, this dropped yr won’t imply significantly in the grand plan of issues after Lopez receives back again in the ring.
Lopez just has to keep profitable.
Kambosos has experienced to wait just as extensive as Lopez and has a chance to explode on to the planet stage in what would be a major upset. Can Kambosos pull it off?
Let us get into it.
Stats and Stakes
Title: IBF lightweight (2019-Current, 1 Protection) Lineal Globe/TBRB/Ring/WBA/WBO/WBC “Franchise” Lightweight (2020-Present, 1st Tried Protection)
Past Titles: None
Fat: 135 lbs.
Hails from: Brooklyn, New York
Document: 16-, 12 KO
File in Important Title Fights: 2-, 1 KO
Very last 5 Opponents: 123-7 (.946)
Noteworthy Outcomes, Ring/TBRB Rated Foes: Richard Commey TKO2 Vasyl Lomachenko UD12
More Present-day/Former Titlists Confronted: None
Title/Preceding Titles: None
Top: 5’9 ½
Bodyweight: 134 ¼ lbs.
Hails from: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
File: 19-, 10 KO
Press Rankings: #8 (TBRB, Ring), #9 (ESPN)
History in Significant Title Fights: 1st Title Opportunity
Very last Five Opponents: 103-17-4 (.847)
Noteworthy Results, Ring/TBRB Rated Foes: None
Extra Existing/Previous Titlists Faced: Mickey Bey SD10 Lee Selby SD12
The Choose: Kambosos has some instruments to operate with Saturday. The challenger has a very good counter left hook, a snappy right uppercut, and has demonstrated some motor. The issue for Kambosos will be Lopez’s tools. Lopez is a lot quicker, has revealed vastly top-quality power, and appears to have much better toes. Lopez also has an great electrical power jab to hold any person cautious. With out preventing changing ability to maintain Lopez at bay, it is difficult to see this heading any way but progressively downhill when the bell rings. Kambosos could give a great account but eventually Lopez receives to him. The select is Lopez by stoppage.
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Cliff Rold is the Handling Editor of BoxingScene, a founding member of the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, a member of the Global Boxing Analysis Group, and a member of the Boxing Writers Association of The united states. He can be attained at [email protected]