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Lopez stuns Lomachenko in lightweight unification title fight

Unbeaten Teofimo Lopez upset Vasiliy Lomachenko by a unanimous decision on Saturday to become the undisputed world lightweight champion in Las Vegas.Lopez defended his 135-pound IBF lightweight title and seized the WBC, WBO and WBA belts from Ukraine’s Lomachenko who suffered his first loss in six years.“I am ready to take over the world,” said Lopez, who won by scores of 119-109, 117-111 and 116-112.Lopez, 16-0 with 12 knockouts, became the lightweight king in a fight that appeared to be closer than the lopsided judges’ scorecards indicated at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino.In the biggest fight of his career, …read more

Source:: Gulf times


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