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Photos: Lomachenko vs. Lopez - Final Press Conference

The biggest boxing event of the fall airs live on ESPN, this Saturday, October 17 when WBC Franchise/WBA/WBO world champion Vasiliy Lomachenko and IBF kingpin Teofimo Lopez, clash in a lightweight unification showdown live from the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.  Live coverage begins at 7:30 p.m. ET, with undercard action on ESPN, ESPN Deportes (in Spanish) and ESPN+ (English and Spanish). (photos by Mikey Williams)

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The 10-round junior welterweight co-main features former world title challenger Alex Saucedo against unbeaten contender Arnold Barboza Jr. In the eight-round ESPN-televised opener, super middleweight knockout sensation Edgar Berlanga tests his perfect record against veteran Lanell Bellows. Berlanga (14-0, 14 KOs) has won all 14 of his professional fights by first-round stoppage. 

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Fight week and fight night programming will feature ESPN’s boxing commentator team, including veteran broadcaster Joe Tessitore for ringside commentary, alongside former two-division world champion and 2004 U.S. Olympic gold medalist Andre Ward, and future Hall of Famer Timothy Bradley on the analysis. The onsite location desk team will feature ESPN’s boxing reporter Bernardo Osuna and ESPN’s boxing insider Mark Kriegel.  

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User Comments and Feedback
Comment by millcitymauler on 10-19-2020

[QUOTE=Boxingfanatic75;20823977]Are you on suicide watch? Everything ok? 😂😂😂[/QUOTE]Nope - fully recovered. I'll take the "L", and you've got every right to gloat. Fair Play

Comment by Boxingfanatic75 on 10-19-2020

[QUOTE=millcitymauler;20812198]Triggered, huh? I would say enjoy the fight Saturday night, but I’d assume by midnight you’ll be on suicide watch.[/QUOTE] Are you on suicide watch? Everything ok? 😂😂😂

Comment by Boxingfanatic75 on 10-19-2020

[QUOTE=R-Hand Southpaw;20812706]people actually watched the press conference which is something a lot of you did not. Lopez looked criminally nervous and wouldn't even look in Lomachenkos way. Lomachenko looked laser focused. Any other narrative is a flat out lie.[/QUOTE] I…

Comment by R-Hand Southpaw on 10-18-2020

[QUOTE=Walexhris;20821314]What are your thoughts now[/QUOTE] Good job to Lopez for the deserved win. Really disappointed in Lomachenko and their game plan. Their plan was to take Lopez deep and get the KO late. They literally tried to rope a dope…

Comment by Walexhris on 10-18-2020

[QUOTE=R-Hand Southpaw;20812911]This is boxing anything can happen but Lopez didn't look like a confident man to me and that was supposed to be the difference maker. Anyone can act tough when no one is around but once Loma was sitting…

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