sport news Teofimo Lopez stuns Vasiiliy Lomachenko to win on points and unify world ...

Teofimo Lopez stuns Vasiiliy Lomachenko to win on points and unify world lightweight titles...  as unbeaten American dominates Ukrainian in Las Vegas 

By Associated Press Reporter

Published: 07:24 BST, 18 October 2020 | Updated: 07:24 BST, 18 October 2020

View
comments

Teofimo Lopez dominated early and finished strong on Saturday night to win a unanimous 12-round decision over Vasiiliy Lomachenko to unify the lightweight titles. 

Lopez took advantage of a slow start by Lomachenko to build up an early lead, then finished the fight with a big 12th round that left Lomachenko bloodied and beaten on the scorecards. 

The 23-year-old from Brooklyn became the unified lightweight champion and managed to do what few in boxing thought he could do - outbox perhaps the best technician in boxing.

Teofimo Lopez dominated early and finished strong to beat Vasiiliy Lomachenko on Saturday

Teofimo Lopez dominated early and finished strong to beat Vasiiliy Lomachenko on Saturday

Lopez - who has a record of 16-0 - added the three titles held by Lomachenko, who recorded his second defeat of his career, to the belt he won last year to become the undisputed 135-champion.

Lopez was favored 119-109, 117-111 and 116-112 on ringside scorecards in a bout held without fans at the MGM Grand conference center. The Associated Press had Lopez winning 117-111.

Lopez proved faster and stronger than the 32-year-old Lomachenko, who won two Olympic gold medals as an

read more from dailymail.....

PREV Man United beat Brighton again, Calvert-Lewin hat-trick for Everton mogaznewsen
NEXT sport news Trent Alexander-Arnold and Virgil van Dijk offer Neco Williams their total ...