The 23-year-old from Brooklyn defeated Vasyl Lomachenko, a two-time Olympic gold medalist and three-weight champion from Ukraine, by unanimous determination Saturday evening in Las Vegas. He now holds 4 world light-weight titles.
The struggle went 12 robust rounds on the MGM Grand Convention Middle, however ultimately it was López who prevailed.
Mike Tyson even took discover of the younger boxer on Twitter praising López because the “man to beat.”
“I am a fighter,” López stated.
“I am going to take one to provide one. That is what a real champion does. I discover a approach to win.”