Just 12 days before he collides with Vasiliy Lomachenko, Teofimo Lopez will chat with media members on a Zoom call.
Lopez, the IBF Lightweight Champion, is set to put his gold on the line against Lomachenko on October 17. He’ll also be fighting for Lomachenko’s WBA (Super) and WBO gold. The title unification bout will headline a Top Rank Boxing card inside the MGM Grand Conference Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Many believe that Lomachenko vs. Lopez is the most highly-anticipated boxing match of 2020. With the COVID-19 pandemic turning the boxing world upside down, a bout of this magnitude could bring a sense of normalcy back to the industry. Just two weeks after this bout, Gervonta Davis and Leo Santa Cruz will trade leather in front of a live crowd inside the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.
Today, October 5, Lopez will speak to reporters on his title unification fight with Lomachenko. Lopez hasn’t been one to mince words in the buildup to his clash with Lomachenko. He isn’t likely to let up during the Zoom call. What will the IBF Lightweight Champion have to say? You can catch the live stream above courtesy of the official YouTube channel of Top Rank Boxing. The stream will begin at 11:30 a.m. ET.