Lomachenko vs Lopez LIVE REACTION: Ukrainian gives update on FUTURE after storming out of ring following wide loss – The Sun

TEOFIMO LOPEZ has done it — causing an incredible upset to beat Vasyl Lomachenko in the huge lightweight unification bout in Las Vegas.

The Honduran-American won wide on points, with the judges scoring 116-112, 119-109, 117-111, while promoter Bob Arum has confirmed there is NO re-match clause.

Follow ALL of the latest reaction from an sensational night below…

  • Joshua Mbu


    Michael Conlan was rather happy with the outcome of the fight last night as Teofimo Lopez caused an incredible upset beating Vasyl Lomachenko!

  • Jake Lambourne


    Teofimo Lopez has joked he's going to Disney World after his epic win against Vasyl Lomachenko.

  • Jake Lambourne


    Vasyl Lomachenko landed more punches in round 11 of his defeat to Teofimo Lopez than he did in the first SIX rounds of the fight.

    Lomachenko looked sluggish and unwilling to engage in the first six rounds of the undisputed lightweight clash at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

    During these 18 minutes the 32-year-old Ukrainian landed just 25 punches of the 56 he threw.

    In comparison Lopez, who ended up handing Loma his second ever defeat, landed 53 of the 239 he launched.

    The only thing Loma bettered his opponent at was percentage of successful punches landed.

    In round 11 Lomachenko threw 29 punches – more than the entire first six combined.

    It shows how the Ukrainian finally stepped things up in the so-called 'championship rounds' – but it was too little too late.

    It was Lopez who finished off the fight with a flurry in the 12th, landing an impressive 50 punches compared to Loma's 19.

  • Jake Lambourne


    Floyd Mayweather has taken to social media to reveal he won £15,600 ($20,000) after backing Teofimo Lopez to beat Vasyl Lomachenko.

    The 43-year-old is no stranger to winning big on bets having pocketed over £70,000 in 2017 after guessing who would win in a college football match.

    But the five-weight world champion branded his takings as 'a light win' after staking £5,032 ($6,500) on his American compatriot.

    Lopez earned a wide points decision against the Ukrainian great at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, with judges scoring the bout 116-112, 119-109 and 117-111 in his favour.

    And Mayweather uploaded a snap of his bet slip on Instagram showing his stake and his impressive winnings.

    Captioning the post, he simply stated: “A light win.”

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  • <a href='http://www.thesun.co.uk/sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a>


    The former heavyweight world champ is unimpressed with Lomachenko's approach to the fight.

  • <a href='http://www.thesun.co.uk/sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a>


    Teofimo Lopez called out American lightweight rival Devin Haney just moments after his stunning demolition of Vasiliy Lomachenko.

    And it didn’t take long for Haney to give an answer, as he tweeted: “Lopez vs Haney 2021. Let’s do It! allthebelts.”

    Speaking in the ring after his dismantling of a fighter regarded as the pound-for-pound best in Lomachenko, Lopez said: “I had to dig deep, man. I’m thankful. I’m grateful.

    “And each and every day, I take that in. I thank God first because I couldn’t do it without him. I’m a fighter. I gotta dig in deep.

    “I knew he was coming. I didn’t know if they had him up on the scorecards or not, and I love to fight.

    “I can bang, too. I don’t care, man. I’ll take one to give one. That’s what a true champion does. I find a way to win.”

  • <a href='http://www.thesun.co.uk/sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a>


    Vasyl Lamochenko bizarrely claimed he thought he had WON the fight against Teofimo Lopez, despite getting dominated.

    The Ukrainian told Top Rank: “I think in the first half of the fight, he got more rounds than I did, but in the second half of the fight, I took it ver and I was much better.

    “I want to go home and review the fight. I can’t commentate too much on it.

    “At the moment, I think I fought and was winning the fight, but the results are the results. I’m not going to argue right now. I need to see.”

  • matt.penn@thesun.co.uk


    Well, the night has come to an end and it's getting dangerously light outside – which means one thing – my bed is calling.

    But before that, just a final goodbye to everyone who followed along with SunSport's coverage.

    Tonight was Teofimo's night! He ousted a man who nobody thought could be ousted, and he leaves Las Vegas with four belts, as the sport's youngest ever undisputed world champion.

    A fantastic achievement. Loma will think over his next steps, but he's been an incredible champions to feast our eyes on over the past six years.

    This is his 3rd ever loss in 413 fights, amateur and pro. Let that sink in.

    Lopez was just better, stronger, hungrier and younger. He proved himself to be a true champion.

    Until next time… have a good one, folks.

  • matt.penn@thesun.co.uk


    Eddie Hearn, who promotes Devin Haney, says he wants to make the Lopez fight next year.

  • matt.penn@thesun.co.uk


    Crawford will fight Brook for the former's WBO Welterweight world title on November 14.

  • matt.penn@thesun.co.uk


    Mike Tyson has had his say on Teofimo's big win tonight.

  • matt.penn@thesun.co.uk


    Teofimo was unbelievable tonight in Vegas.

  • matt.penn@thesun.co.uk

    MOVE UP?

    Teofimo Sr thinks so! And why wouldn't he? He's just completed 135.

  • matt.penn@thesun.co.uk


    How good must Teofimo feel right about now???

  • matt.penn@thesun.co.uk


    “I think in the first half he had more rounds than I did, but in the second half I took over and I was much better,” Loma says.

    “I want to go home and review the fight, I can't comment right now much about it.

    “Definitely I'm not agreeing with the scorecards.”

  • matt.penn@thesun.co.uk


    What a night for Teofimo Lopez. Monumental victory.

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  • matt.penn@thesun.co.uk


    Bob Arum not happy with the 119-109 scorecard in favour of Lopez!

    “Lopez won, 7-5 is way I scored it. I can see 8-4, that’s a possibility,” he said.

    “But you can’t score it 11 rounds to 1 and say you watched the fight. Ninth, 10th and 11th weren’t close.

    “I would advise any fighter that I have to ask for the commission not to appoint Julie Lederman.”

  • matt.penn@thesun.co.uk


    How about that celebration from Teofimo Lopez?

  • matt.penn@thesun.co.uk


    Bob Arum confirms there's no rematch clause in the contract.

  • matt.penn@thesun.co.uk


    Devin Haney responds to Lomachenko's callout.

  • matt.penn@thesun.co.uk


    These are the final moments of the fight.

  • matt.penn@thesun.co.uk


    Lopez says he wants to head to 140lbs or he'd like Devin Haney at 135.

  • matt.penn@thesun.co.uk


    Loma storms out of the ring, he wants nothing to do with Lopez's celebrations and I don't even think they shook hands.

    Lopez fought a great fight and Loma took too long to get going in there.

    Nobody saw that coming. At all.

  • matt.penn@thesun.co.uk


    116-112, 119-109, 117-111

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