Teofimo Lopez has warned George Kambosos Jr. that ‘God will humble him’ for disrespecting his household when he defends his IBF, WBO, WBA, WBC Franchise & Ring Journal World Light-weight titles on Saturday evening at Madison Sq. Backyard in New York..
Lopez (16-0 12 KOs) lastly places his belts on the road towards his IBF obligatory, ending a long-running saga between the champion and the unbeaten Australian, with two earlier makes an attempt to stage the combat having fallen via.
‘The Takeover’ has been out of the ring for over a 12 months since including Vasiliy Lomachenko belts to his IBF crown in Las Vegas final October in a shocking show, and returns to his metropolis of delivery the place he arrange that combat with a brutal KO win over Richard Commey at MSG in December 2019.
The 24-year-old is out to show that he’s the brand new folks’s champion following within the footsteps of the nice Muhammad Ali – and he insists he’ll present that with a punishing KO win over ‘Ferocious’ Kambosos Jr.
“It’s a must to know your home and on Saturday, God goes to humble this man, via me,” mentioned Lopez.
“A number of these persons are so formidable and that’s OK, it’s important to be. However the factor is, generally you don’t get it since you most likely received’t carry it the correct means. You’re not going to be a folks’s champ. You’re going to spend your cash on your self moderately than giving again like plenty of fighters do.
“It’s all about being the folks’s champ. Ali was the best of all time for these issues. He made a robust, sturdy affect on the game, so for George, I’ve no respect for him in any respect – in any respect.
“The quantity of disrespect from him, you disrespect my Mom? I informed them, I warned him, his supervisor ‘don’t discuss my household’. I mentioned they’ll say anything, discuss sh*t about me, say I’m a cockroach, an ant. However when you cross that line, that barrier; f*ck his supervisor Peter Kahn and f*ck George Kambosos Jr.
“I’m grateful that DAZN has picked up this combat, I’m grateful for Eddie Hearn and everybody that has performed a job on this one. I’m within the zone and on DAZN. It’s a blessing to be right here however it’s time to begin placing folks of their place, and time that they sit down and be humble. I’ve been humbled and I’m humble. There comes some extent that you simply simply must smack these guys.”
Elsewhere on the undercard in New York, chief help offered by the battle for the vacant IBF World Tremendous-Featherweight title between Azinga Fuzile (15-1 9 KOs) and Kenichi Ogawa (25-1-1 28 KOs).
Raymond Ford (9-0-1 5 KOs) clashes with Felix Caraballo (13-3-2 9 KOs) over ten rounds, Reshat Mati (11-0 7 KOs) fights on residence turf towards Nicholas Pablo Demario (15-5-3 9 KOs) over eight, Chinese language Heavyweight Zhilei Zhang (22-0-1 17 KOs) takes on Craig Lewis (14-4-1 8 KOs) over eight rounds, Ramla Ali (3-0) makes it again to again fights in America in a six rounder towards Isela Vera (1-0) and there’s a second feminine combat on the cardboard with New York’s personal Christina Cruz (1-0) meets Maryguenn Vellinga (3-1-2 2 KOs) over 4 rounds.