IBF Lightweight World Champion Teofimo Lopez said that he considers WBA / WBO / WBС Franchise title holder Vasily Lomachenko not the main challenge in his career, but only the next step on the way to the heights of pro boxing.
“I’m really looking forward to the fight with Lomachenko. You know, Richard Commey was a stepping stone on my way. Now we have Lomachenko – one more step that needs to be stepped over.
I know I can do a lot more. As I said, now I need to go through the next step to get to where I should be. We can achieve much more, beat many more fighters. Everything does not end with Lomachenko. There is Jose Ramirez and Josh Taylor, there is the welterweight division. There are many boxers with whom we can have big and amazing fights in the near future, “said Teofimo Lopez in an interview with YouTube channel SecondsOut.
We will remind, Lopez also said that he was ready to take the place of Lomachenko in the status of the leader of the lightweight division.