Hulu Theater, Madison Square Garden, New York City - In a battle for the WBO, IBF, WBC Franchise, WBA lightweight titles, George Kambosos (20-0, 10 KOs) derailed the odds to score a massive upset with a twelve round split decision over Teofimo Lopez (16-1, 12 KOs)
The scores were 115-111 for Kambosos, 114-113 for Lopez and 115-112 for Kambosos.
Kambosos shocked the pro-Lopez crowd in the first round, when he scored a knockdown. Lopez was outboxed in several of the following rounds, before rallying in the second half and scoring a knockdown of his own in the tenth.
Lopez seemed to punch himself out as he tried to finish off Kambosos in the tenth. The Aussie fighter recovered and closed strong in the final two rounds.