Teofimo Lopez: “Father made the fight with Lomachenko bigger than he should be”


IBF Lightweight World Champion Teofimo Lopez has said he is not fighting WBA / WBO / WBC Franchise titleholder Vasily Lomachenko to make his father’s bold predictions come true. At the same time, the 23-year-old boxer is sure that Lopez Sr.’s tricycle made the fight with the Ukrainian even larger than originally planned.

“I love my father, but the fight with Lomachenko is not about making his predictions come true. He says whatever he wants to say. Father made this fight bigger than it should be. I think everyone should congratulate him on this occasion.

In reality, dad just knows what kind of dough I’m made of. He says what he says. And he is very confident in this, because he sees in me something that no one else has yet considered, “Teofimo Lopez told ESPN.

We will remind, earlier Lopez cried, talking about the difficult relationship with his father.

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