Lopez is coaching for his extremely anticipated conflict with Undefeated Necessary Challenger, ‘Ferocious’ George Kambosos Jr., (19-0, 10 KOs), set for Saturday, June 19 at Miami’s loanDepot Park, residence of the Miami Marlines and reside on Pay-Per-View.
Beneath are quotes from Lopez on the media exercise.
“It feels nice to be preventing on the Triller platform, one thing completely different with completely different musical artists. It’s going to be the best present this 12 months and I’m excited to point out all people what I’m all about.”
“I don’t have a look at who I’m preventing, I heard the Selby struggle was an in depth struggle. Nonetheless, Kambosos acquired the win, acquired the job performed and have become my necessary.”
“One factor I’d wish to clear up, the opposite guys in my division had 4 months to ship me a contract and never one did. So, all of it grew to become George Kambosos on the finish. I grew to become world champion and undisputed and I wish to let everybody know, I don’t duck or dodge anybody. With Kambosos, I’m not overlooking my competitors however I’m wanting straight by him.”
“I’ve been so targeted on myself recently however so far as Josh Taylor or Jose Ramirez put them in entrance of me and I’ll beat them. Josh Taylor did what he to do, it was an excellent struggle and an excellent occasion. The entire thing for me is making these kind of fights occur. Sixteen fights in, I by no means mentioned no to any struggle. It’s as much as these different guys to step up. They’re already speaking about shifting as much as 147 and I can already sense the urgency in not eager to struggle me.”
‘I’m undisputed at 135, Taylor is undisputed at 140. Hopefully we are able to make that struggle occur and I can turn out to be two-time undisputed. That’s the purpose.”
“Triller could be very pushed and so they actually wish to make their mark. We are able to discuss various things on the promotional facet and so they make it occur. With the boxing and the artists performing it’s an outstanding collaboration. It’s nice for the game of boxing, it’s all leisure on the finish of the day. I’m not a fighter or a boxer, I’m an entertainer.”
“I simply should snicker at Lomachenko’s feedback. It’s somebody who by no means took a loss and particularly the way in which I beat him. He’s prior to now now. I took his coronary heart, if we have been to struggle once more I’d knock him out. My win over him elevated me to a complete different stage.”
“It’s too late now for everybody, the quantity of data and ring IQ that I possess and have been engaged on, there’s no restrict to me and I can’t wait to point out that on June 19. It’s not about proving anyone unsuitable, it’s about proving me proper.”
Among the many others boxers on the media exercise to greet Lopez have been IBF Tremendous Middleweight World Champion Caleb Plant and undefeated welterweight contender Conor Benn.
The four-hour present, which can kick off at 8:00pm EDT with the reside PPV predominant card beginning at 9pm EDT, may also function a WBA World Title Heavyweight Eliminator bout between Michael Hunter (19-1-1, 13 KOs) and Mike Wilson (21-1, 10 KOs), in addition to the WBC Worldwide Tremendous Featherweight Silver Championship matchup between Andy Vences (23-2-1, 12 KOs) and Eire’s Jono Carroll (19-2-1, 5 KOs). Extra fights shall be introduced within the coming weeks.
López, 23, (16-0, 12 KOs) is the present undisputed light-weight world champion, having held the IBF title since 2019 and the WBA, WBO, WBC and Ring journal titles since defeating Vasiliy Lomachenko in 2020. López is taken into account to be certainly one of, if not the, greatest energetic boxers, pound for pound, by ESPN and Boxing Writers Affiliation of America, and The Ring. He’s additionally ranked because the world’s greatest energetic light-weight by BoxRec, ESPN and the TBRB. The Australian Kambosos has held the IBF Pan Pacific light-weight title since 2017. Kambosos (19-0, 10 KOs) grew to become the IBF necessary challenger after defeating Lee Selby by cut up choice in October.
In a heavyweight conflict, Las Vegas, NV resident Michael ‘The Bounty’ Hunter II will battle Michael ‘White Delight’ Wilson, of Medford, OR in a ten-round WBA Heavyweight World Title Eliminator.
Competing for the WBC Worldwide Tremendous Featherweight Silver Championship, Andy ‘El Tiburon’ Vences of San Jose, CA meets Jono ‘King Kong’ Carroll of Dublin, Eire in a scheduled 10-rounder.
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