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Aljamain Sterling Gilbert Burns and Other UFC Fighters React To Teofimo Lopez’s Victory Over Vasyl Lomachenko

Aljamain Sterling Gilbert Burns and Other UFC Fighters React To Teofimo Lopez’s Victory Over Vasyl Lomachenko

Teofimo Lopez took the boxing world by storm when he earned the nod on the judge’s scorecards against Vasyl Lomachenko. The aforementioned bout took place at the MGM Grand Conference Centre in Vegas and saw Teofimo topple the pound for pound great. Moreover, he showed an ability to adapt to trying times as ‘Loma’ began to push the pace in the second half.

Teofimo Lopez’s performance reached mainstream acclaim and everyone had to put in a word on the title fight. In fact, the MMA community also weighed in heavily on Lopez’s triumphant ascension to the undisputed lightweight king.

UFC fighters react to Teofimo Lopez’s decision victory over Vasyl Lomachenko

Fan-favorite slugger Eryk Anders and former title challenger Jessica Eye couldn’t contain their excitement about the aforementioned bout. Moreover, the fact that Teofimo walked away with 4 belts further enhanced the moment for combat sports fans.

Chiefly, top strawweight contender Tatiana Suarez hilariously commented on the fact that the second half of the fight made up for the lackluster first half. Lomachenko kicked into gear once he realized he was trailing on the cards.

Marlon ‘Chito’ Vera, Edmen Shahbazyan, and Matt Brown were quick to congratulate Teofimo on his statement win. What’s more, ‘El Brooklyn’ now finds himself in a pole position to begin solidifying his own status as the top dog.

135-pound title challenger Aljamain Sterling gave ‘Hi-Tech’ Lomachenko a shout-out after falling short on the cards.

Not to mention, there was a significantly large faction across the board that believes the fight would be a draw. Chiefly, the action became more competitive as time went on. Moreover, former UFC light heavyweight champion Rampage Jackson called for the two boxers to run it back.

Additionally, the scorecards were put under scrutiny by the fans and media alike. A particular scorecard that read 119-109 was especially targeted as many believed it was somewhat extreme, all things considered.

Also Read: “Another Brooklyn Champion”- Mike Tyson Hails Teofimo Lopez

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