Last Saturday's lightweight title unification bout between Vasiliy Lomachenko and Teofimo Lopez opened some eyes and also served as a passing of the torch. In the bout, the 23-year-old Brooklynite and IBF titlist, Lopez, outfought and unanimously outpointed the Ukraine's Mr. Everything, Lomachenko, to annex the WBO, WBA, and WBC
Teofimo Lopez has the world at his feet and a clear path to next-level stardom. And, apparently, he knows exactly what path he wants to take to get there-- he wants to follow in the footsteps of Floyd Mayweather.
The 23-year-old spoke about this path of his in the post-fight press
By all accounts, Manny Pacquiao's next fight will come at some point in early 2021. The opponent hasn't been set, but speculation has been all over the place. Most recently, the rumor mill has been grinding hard over an increasingly possible big money showcase match against the UFC's Conor McGregor.
You have to wonder what Teofimo Lopez knows that many other boxing people may not.
Since well before the 23-year-old signed on to face the Ukraine's Vasiliy Lomachenko in a high-stakes lightweight world title bout, Lopez was telling anyone who would listen that he'd be the one to take out, destroy,
Tyson Fury and his people insist that "The Gypsy King" will be returning to the ring before the end of 2020. That return was SUPPOSED to be against former WBC champ Deontay Wilder for a third time. At least, that's what contracts and vows of revenge indicated. Now, however, it
Ask fight fans and experts a year ago and most would've said that Errol Spence deserved to sit atop the welterweight throne, heir to the legacy of Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao, and so many other of the legendary 147 lb. talents in boxing history. But a lot has changed in