Teofimo Lopez Reveals Whether Floyd Mayweather Negatively Affected His Training Camp

Published 05/25/2021, 1:00 PM CDT


On June 19th, the unified lightweight champ, Teofimo Lopez will step inside the ring to make his first prime title defense. He will lock horns with a fellow undefeated pugilist, George Kambosos Jr.

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Earlier, the fight between this pair was set to go on the floors on June 5th. But Floyd Mayweather will battle out Logan Paul on June 6th, consequently, Lopez’s bout with Kambosos Jr. got pushed ahead.

Recently, ‘The Takeover’ interacted with FightHub TV, wherein he revealed whether ‘TBE’s upcoming fight hampered his training.

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He said, “It’s all about understanding my body. So yeah, of course, I think at the end of it all, we’ve been nine weeks in camp. Yeah, it’s a long time in camp.

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“However, we just adjust certain things just like everything else, and it’s all about maintaining. Finding that balance, maintaining your body, maintaining the whole physique of camp now. And just right now we’re cruise control.”

Although Lopez’s fight with Kambosos Jr. was pushed ahead, he still seemed in the most ideal mindset in his above statements. He even asserted that his entire training camp is under control and subsequently he’ll start elevating it soon enough.

‘The Takeover’ is one of the most intriguing talents in the stacked 135-pound roster. Among countless fighters in his division, Lopez stands tall and separates himself from the rest.

That said, he will look forward to continuing the momentum, thus fetch a gratifying win against Kambosos Jr. on June 19th.

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Teofimo Lopez charged up for war against George Kambosos Jr.

Ever since this fight has got announced, Lopez has put himself in some extensive training regimes. He knows the hype and responsibility this fight carries and he just doesn’t wish to leave any stones unturned in his preparations.

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Also, Kambosos Jr. will present a stern challenge to the champ with his immaculate track record of 19 wins.

The fight fans are in for a real treat as both the boxers are eager to bring in their A-game for this clash. With that, it’ll be interesting to see how Lopez and Kambosos Jr. fare in this battle.

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Who will you be rooting for in this cracking contest?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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