VIDEO: Teofimo Lopez and Jorge Masvidal Train Side by Side

Published 10/08/2021, 4:05 AM EDT
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)


Jorge Masvidal and Teofimo Lopez are two absolute stars in the combat sports universe today. Masvidal, a UFC welterweight stalwart, turned into a fan favorite after his sublime knockout win over Ben Askren. On the other hand, Lopez broke into the limelight a year ago when he beat Vasyl Lomachenko to become the unified king of the lightweights.

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Both of them are rightly chalking out their careers in the finest possible way and they have a long roadway to trace.

Recently, both Masvidal and Lopez shared a training session together. ‘Gamebred’ shared the training video on his own YouTube channel.

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In the above video, fans see both Masvidal and Lopez going all out on the heavy bag. Both combat personalities showed their elite striking game.

This is not the first time that the ‘BMF’ champ has shared a training session with any pro-boxer. In the past, he worked with the YouTuber turned boxer, Jake Paul, ahead of his boxing bout with Ben Askren.

Over the course of time, fans have seen UFC stars and pro-boxing icons working out together in the gym. Moreover, the above video of Masvidal and Lopez has created enough buzz, and this video did rounds on social media.

Teofimo Lopez and Jorge Masvidal’s fight careers – What’s next for them?

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The undefeated Teofimo Lopez will face George Kambosos Jr. for his first prime title defense by the end of the year after Matchroom picked up their bout. The date is a mystery, but fans can expect negotiations to progress smoothly as Eddie Hearn will oversee things.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 02: Jorge Masvidal of the United States fights against Nate Diaz (not pictured) of the United States in the Welterweight “BMF” championship bout during UFC 244 at Madison Square Garden on November 02, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Steven Ryan/Getty Images)

Jorge Masvidal, on the other hand, is still in search of an opponent after his UFC 261 loss to Kamaru Usman.

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Leon Edwards is a prominent name touted to be his next opponent, but nothing is confirmed as of yet.

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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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