Lomachenko-Lopez might take place in mid-April

Source : 112 Ukraine

Fans can expect an incredible collision in the lightweight division
11:32, 18 December 2019

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Newly crowned IBF champion in the lightweight division Teofimo Lopez tells that unification bout against Vasyl Lomachenko is expected to take place in the middle of April, Boxing News 24 reports.

Teofimo Lopez won the lightweight title in his 15th professional fight on November 14, as he stopped Richard Commey in just two rounds.

According to Lopez, negotiations are being held and there are two potential dates – April 11/18 2020. Teofimo wants the bout to take place in New York.

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It is worth noting that Lopez is undefeated in his professional boxing career. 12 of his 15 wins ended in a way of stoppage.

As we reported earlier, Head of Top Rank, Inc. (boxing promotional company – ed.) Bob Arum and promoter of WBC, WBA, and WBO lightweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko said that his client would definitely not fight for the absolute world championship in the United States of America, ISport informed.

Arum also said that he had a lot of offers regarding the battle. He noted that the fight would take place in Europe and, most likely, in April 2020.

Related: Lomachenko gets opponent for unification bout

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