George Kambosos Jr. on upsetting Teofimo Lopez, Manny Pacquiao’s support, Haney-Diaz, Loma-Commey
RingTV’s Cynthia Conte interviews the new Ring Magazine and unified lightweight champion George “Ferocious” Kambosos Jr. (20-0, 10 KOs) about his sensational split decision victory over Teofimo Lopez Jr. (16-1, 12 KOs).
Their 12-round battle was a dramatic Fight-of-the-Year candidate, featuring knockdowns, blood and excitement. Lopez was dropped in the first round, Kambosos hit the canvas in the 10th round. Kambosos shared his thoughts on scoring the knockdown, getting up from his knockdown, being prepared for Lopez and gradually winning over the NYC crowd. He gives his thoughts on Lopez saying he won the fight during the post-fight interview and how Senator Manny Pacquiao helped him during his career.
Kambosos also breaks down upcoming lightweight matchups: Devin Haney vs. JoJo Diaz Jr. (for the WBC belt) and Vasiliy Lomachenko vs. Richard Commey.