Honduran boxer Teofimo López lightweight champion of the International Boxing Federation (IBF), could have his litmus test and the opportunity to climb to the top of said discipline in the month of May, where he could face the weight champion lightweight for the WBA and WBO, the Ukrainian Vasyl Lomachenko.
As stated by Bob Arum (promoter of the two boxers) wants to organize this fight at Madison Square Garden in New York at the end of May of this year.
Lomachenko is considered by some to be the best boxer in the world and for many, the only one who can currently try to dethrone “Hi-Tech” is the catracho Teofimo López, after confirming his great qualities by defeating Richard Commey by knockout last December. .
The 22-year-old Lopez remains undefeated after 15 fights, including 12 knockout victories and World Boxing Council, World Boxing Organization and World Boxing Association lightweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko, 31, has 14 wins on his record. , ten of them by KO, and a single loss, and he has already confirmed his desire to challenge the Honduran to become the first boxer to have four belts in this category.
With Arum’s efforts and the desire of both fighters to face each other, the fight is almost a reality.