The world champion of the WBA and WBO of light weight, the Ukrainian Vasyl Lomachenko, was clear when expressing that if the Honduran American boxer Teofimo López wants to face him, he must arrive with a world belt.
“It is not a problem. I’m ready for anyone, but I need a belt. For those who have a belt, then it will come in the ring. I fight with you, “Lomachenko said when asked when he would be willing to fight undefeated lightweight rival Teofimo López.
Lopez, one of boxing’s great prospects in the lightweight category, has an undefeated record of 12 fights won, 10 by way of knockout.
According to experts, the Top Rank company that sponsors the catracho could find a way to persuade Lomachenko to defend himself against López.
At the moment Lomachenko is preparing to defend his titles against Anthony Crolla (34-6-3, 13 KOs), on April 13, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.
THEOTHYM TO COMBAT
For his part, the catracho boxer, Teófimo López, prepares to return to the ring, this April 20 when he measures Edis Tatli, who is a Finnish professional boxer who has twice won the European lightweight champion title.
Tatli is ranked number 3 in the International Boxing Federation (IBF) ranking and number 10 in the World Boxing Council (WBC).
The contest of the catracho will be in the mythical Madison Square Garden in New York City.