I'm fully focused on fight, - Lomachenko on bout with Lopez

Source : 112 Ukraine

The Ukrainian describes the upcoming event as a "chess match" on the ring
22:55, 17 October 2020

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Vasyl Lomachenko, the lightweight boxing champion of the world (WBA, WBO, WBC) shared his thoughts about the future union fight against Teofimo Lopez.

"I'd love to punch him hard. Really, really hard. I'd like to kick his ass real good. Lopez, Sr. seems to be thinking they are superstars. Like Tyson Fury. This is why they they brag all the time, and this is why there are loads of trash talk coming from them. But actually, they are not stars. They just act like ones. Yes, it's true. I don't like them both - first of all, because they talk some total nonsense about me all the time. They talk about me too much", he said as quoted by ESPN.

Related: Boxing: Lopez Jr. cannot wait to put his hands on Lomachenko

"How will such a long period outside the ring affect me? I don't know for sure, I've never had anything like that before - I mean, no fights for entire year. We're going to figure it out on Saturday (on the bout day, October 17, - 112 International). I guess we're going to have a chess game in the ring, - at least, this is the way I see it. I'm totally focused on the fight. No other thoughts. There will be only me, him, referee, judges and TV staff. Well, and there are, of course, four titles at stake", Lomachenko said.

Vasyl Lomachenko - Teofimo Lopez. At night on October 18 in Las Vegas, Ukrainian boxer Vasily Lomachenko will try to win the IBF championship belt from Teofimo Lopez and become the absolute world champion. Online broadcast of the fight Vasily Lomachenko - Teofimo Lopez will start on on Sunday, October 18 at 5:00 am Kyiv time, and you can watch the boxing match on the MEGOGO portal.

October 18, 5:00 am
Las Vegas, MGM Arena
Fight for the WBC, WBO, WBA and IBF lightweight titles
Vasily Lomachenko (Ukraine) - Teofimo Lopez (USA)
170 cm - height - 173 cm
61.2 kg - weight - 61.2 kg
15 - battles - 15
14 (10) - wins (KO) - 15 (12)

Related: Lomachenko praises Lopez Jr. for his punching power, ring IQ


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