Teofimo Lopez vs. George Kambosos Jr. Purse: Is Matchroom Boxing Paying Them More Than Triller?

Published 11/27/2021, 11:04 AM EST
OXON HILL, MD – JULY 19: Teofimo Lopez has his hand raised after his lightweight IBF World Title Elimination fight against Masayoshi Nakatani (not pictured) at The Theater at MGM National Harbor on July 19, 2019 in Oxon Hill, Maryland. (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)


Teofimo Lopez and George Kambosos Jr. are almost on the brink of facing each other in a mammoth 12-round encounter. This will be a vital slugfest for both the men and also it’ll be one important fight of 2021. This contest got scheduled multiple times, leaving fans jittered. However, now this bout is on, and it’s just a few hours away.

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When is Teofimo Lopez vs. George Kambosos Jr.? 

Lopez and Kambosos Jr. will headline the main event on November 27 at the Madison Square Garden. This will be a historic night for both the men, as it’ll be the first time when Lopez will enter the ring for his first prime title defense.

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On the other hand, this fight will be vital for Kambosos Jr. because this is the biggest opportunity he has in hand to become a true lightweight star.

Earlier, Triller won the bids for this fight for $6.018 million. With that, Lopez would have banked $3.9117 million, and Kambosos Jr. would have made $2,106,300. However, Triller was found in default and the second-highest bidder, Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Boxing, got the rights to promote this event for $3.506 million.

With that, the tentative amount Lopez would make then will be around  $2.2789 million. And that would go to $1.2271 million. However, concrete news about their payouts will come in a few days once the PPV revenue is calculated.

Watch this story – Teofimo Lopez vs. George Kambosos Jr. Stats: Record, Height, Reach, and Knockout Ratio

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – JANUARY 31: George Kambosos Jr. celebrates at the end of his Leightweight bout with Rodynie Rafol during the Footy Show Fight Night at Allphones Arena on January 31, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Lopez and Kambosos Jr. will still earn a terrific amount of money, and regardless of the outcome of their fight, both the men will have some stellar figures in their bank accounts after Saturday night.

Where to watch Lopez vs Kambosos Jr.?

The Lopez vs Kambosos Jr. fight will be live on DAZN.

This will be a blistering slugfest between two stalwarts hungry to make their mark in the boxing world.

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK – APRIL 20: Teofimo Lopez celebrates his fifth rounf knockout of Edis Tatli during their lightweight fight at Madison Square Garden on April 20, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Both the men are undefeated and someone from the two will leave the ring with his first pro-boxing ‘L’. It’ll be interesting to see how both these men fare and come out with their best shot to allure the fans.

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Who will you be rooting for in this fight? Do you think Kambosos Jr. has a chance of beating ‘The Takeover’?

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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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