Teofimo Lopez destroyed Richard Commey with a second-round TKO win on Saturday night in New York, and Lopez paid respect to the Heisman Trophy winner in the ring.
Lopez knocked Commey down in the second round with a monster right hand that had Commey dazed and wobbly. After Commey beat the count, Lopez continued to pummel his opponent until the fight was stopped with just over a minute left in the round, giving Lopez the TKO win.
Teofimo Lopez is 22 years old pic.twitter.com/HQDA6ru4qp
— Jimmy Clarke (@JimmyClarke) December 15, 2019
Lopez, who captured the IBF lightweight title with the win, put on a Joe Burrow LSU Tigers jersey afterwards.
— BoxingMatrix (@BoxingMatrix) December 15, 2019
The fight was at Madison Square Garden in New York, nearby where the Heisman Trophy was awarded just before the fight on ESPN, which explains the tie-in. Last year, Lopez put on a Kyler Murray jersey in the ring after winning his fight following the Heisman ceremony too.
Did the same last year with a Kyler Murray jersey. Also at MSG following the Heisman Ceremony. pic.twitter.com/nletnjA0ST
— Ty Paul (@tyjpaul) December 15, 2019
The 22-year-old from Brooklyn also did his signature flip in the ring after the win.
Lopez is now 15-0. He will face Vasiliy Lomachenko next.
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