As soon as the thrill of Lopez cracking Commey had started to settle just a hair, it also became clear that we had even bigger news: Lopez is looking likely to unify with Vasiliy Lomachenko in April 2020.
Lomachenko-Lopez will be one of the most highly-anticipated fights of next year if/when it comes to pass, as you’re pairing arguably the top pound-for-pound boxer in the game today, a veteran who is small at 135 pounds, against a young powerhouse who is pretty big at 135. There is a lot of potential for major drama there, and at the very least, Lopez is an incredibly live dog against the living legend.
But that’s all for later, let’s take a look at what some of the pros had to say when Lopez stopped Commey in spectacular fashion on Saturday:
Teofimo got a bazooka in his fucking glove congrats big guy— Lamont Roach Jr (@OneOf1x) December 15, 2019
Commey got hit with the same shot by Robert Easter that cost him that fight. Fighters have habits that are like finger prints.— Stephen Edwards (@BreadmanBoxing) December 15, 2019
— Michael Dutchover (@MDutchoverbox) December 15, 2019
Felicidades al nuevo campeon @TeofimoLopez 28 de Diciembre me toca a mi.— Yuriorkis Gamboa (@gamboa) December 15, 2019