Eddie Hearn says he doesn’t believe the fight between WBO light welterweight champion Teofimo Lopez and Devin Haney will happen. Hearn doesn’t feel the fight will get past the negotiation stages, if there are any.… read more “Eddie Hearn doubts Teofimo vs. Haney fight gets made, expects Devin to face Prograis”
Teofimo Lopez has put Devin Haney on notice that he wants him next after informing the WBO president Paco Valcarcel on Wednesday night that he will retain his 140-lb title.… read more “Teofimo Lopez wants Devin Haney next, retains WBO 140-lb title”
Teofimo Lopez might have acted like a jerk in the lead-up to last night’s challenge of WBO and Ring Magazine light-welterweight champ Josh Taylor – Lopez as we all know threatening to “take Taylor’s life” – but “The Takeover” sure put things right in the ring in New York.… read more “Magnificent Against Taylor, Teofimo Lopez Says He May Now Retire!”
WBO light welterweight champion Josh Taylor (19-0, 13 KOs) is calling his fight against Teofimo Lopez (18-1, 13 KOs) this Saturday night a “must-win” for him because a loss here would slow him up from moving forward towards his goal of becoming a two-weight world champ.… read more “Josh Taylor on Teofimo Lopez: “It’s a must-win fight” on Saturday”
Devin Haney has quite a few excellent options for his next fight after successfully defending his undisputed lightweight championship against Vasyl Lomachenko last Saturday night in Las Vegas.… read more “Options for Devin Haney next fight”
WBO light welterweight and Ring Magazine champion Josh Taylor (19-0, 13 KOs) predicts a knockout within the first eight rounds against former unified lightweight champion Teofimo Lopez on June 10th on ESPN, ESPN Deportes, and ESPN+ at the Madison Square Garden theater in New York.… read more “Josh Taylor predicts knockout of Teofimo Lopez on June 10th”
Trainer Stephen Edwards isn’t counting out Teofimo Lopez should he challenge WBC light welterweight champion Regis Prograis next.
Edwards says he’s still favoring Prograis (28-1, 24 KOs) to win based on his current form, but he’s not saying that Teofimo (18-1, 13 KOs) shouldn’t take the fight or that he can’t win.… read more “Teofimo Lopez must show his character against Regis Prograis says Stephen Edwards”
ESPN commentator Andre Ward didn’t like what he saw from Teofimo Lopez last Saturday night with his performance against Sandor Martin.
Ward felt that the former unified lightweight champion Teofimo Lopez (18-1, 13 KOs) showed a lot of flaws in winning a 10 round split decision over Martin (40-3, 13 KOs) in a Top Rank Boxing -promoted event at Madison Square Garden by the scores 96-93, 97-92 for Teo and 95-94 for Sandor.… read more “Andre Ward: Teofimo didn’t look great”
Teofimo Lopez fights Sandor Martin on December 10th in a risky main event for Teo on ESPN+ at Madison Square Garden in New York.
The former unified lightweight champion Teofimo (17-1, 13 KOs) had been scheduled to face Jose Pedraza in the headliner on this date, but he pulled out due to an illness and was replaced by Martin (40-2, 13 KOs).… read more “Teofimo Lopez vs. Sandor Martin on December 10th on ESPN+”
The Takeover is back. Teofimo Lopez, the former lightweight king, is now a junior welterweight force to be reckoned with. Lopez knocked out Pedro Campa in the seventh round Saturday evening in front of a sold-out crowd of 3,553 at Resorts World Las Vegas.… read more “Photos: Teofimo Lopez defeats Campa, Xander Zayas with stoppage win!”