The absolute lightweight champion (up to 61.2 kg), American Teofimo Lopez (16-0-0, 12 KO) commented on his entry into the ranking of the best boxers in the world regardless of the weight category after defeating Ukrainian Vasily Lomachenko (14-2-0, 10 KO).
Recall that at the moment Lopez is ranked 6th according to The Ring magazine and 5th according to the ESPN TV channel.
“Yes, no doubt, I deserve to enter the top ten, but we still have a lot to do. This is just the beginning. You already know that I am not happy with this situation. Of course, I’m going to enjoy this news, accept it, and then switch to the next task, “said the fighter.