Lomachenko vs Lopez coming too early for Lopez?

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  1. GGGfans

    GGGfans Member Full Member

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    Granted, Lopez's latest performance against Commey is unmistakably worthy of the world's elite but despite that, I wonder if it's not a bit too early for him.

    Another fight against a boxer from the top 15 Boxrec to improve himself would not have been refused before the Lomachenko march. I think Lopez has huge potential but still too little exploited to make such a big fight. I had a similar impression in 2013 with Mayweather vs Canelo.
     
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  2. Robney

    Robney ᴻᴼ ᴸᴼᴻᴳᴲᴿ ᴲ۷ᴵᴸ Full Member

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    Too early yes. Loma isn't past it yet.
     
  3. pernellaaron

    pernellaaron Active Member Full Member

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    Great fighters have to take risks. Its the best possible fight he could make and a win skyrockets him to new heights, a loss and he still has his whole career ahead of him if he has the right mindset.
     
  4. Alo2006

    Alo2006 R.I.P Sean Taylor Full Member

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    Time will tell!
     
  5. Richmondpete

    Richmondpete Guido Full Member

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    Nope. This is what boxing is about. All of these massive amateur records and late starts are new age bs. If you believe you are one of the best fighters in the world get out their and prove it now
     
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  6. The Real Lance

    The Real Lance Well-Known Member Full Member

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    It's possible. All the talent doesn't help when you don't have the knowledge or experience to make adjustments against a superior boxer.
    This is what has ruined young fighters before, who looked great fast, ran in to a road bump in the form of a experienced vet.
     
  7. FastSmith7

    FastSmith7 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    I respect Lopez for taking the fight now and not in 2-3 years... Gervonta should take notes.
     
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  8. Oddone

    Oddone Love child of Mike Tyson & Ronald McDonald Full Member

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    It’s a no lose situation for Lopez.

    On the one hand if he loses, nobody really expected him to win due to Loma just being that technically skilled. He gets respect for facing the best before they are too old and still has his entire career ahead of him. Similar to when a greener Canelo faced Mayweather jr. That loss didn’t stop Canelo’s career.

    However, if he wins, he becomes the man who stopped the Lomachenko express.
     
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  9. CST80

    CST80 The Mercurial Mephistophelean Malcontent Staff Member

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    Absolutely

    :nonono Au contraire mon frère, he stands to lose his heart, his soul and both of his testicles, that's a very steep price to pay.
     
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  10. vast

    vast Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    No. Its timely for Lopez. He is ready as he'll ever be.
     
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  11. Oddone

    Oddone Love child of Mike Tyson & Ronald McDonald Full Member

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    Thinking we will see another NoMasChenko?
     
  12. Pakkuman

    Pakkuman I'm not hot. I'm just BIG. Full Member

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    Teofemale gets a ton of credit for begging for the Lomachenko fight. He knows that he will have a significant size advantage and he believes in his power.

    Can't knock him.
     
  13. CST80

    CST80 The Mercurial Mephistophelean Malcontent Staff Member

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    He'll fold like a deck chair.:deal:
     
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  14. DonnyMo

    DonnyMo Boxing Addict Full Member

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    ha the guy already has 2 titles at lightweight. Loma has the other two.

    Once you become world champ there is no excuse of "being too green" for another champion.
     
  15. Pimp C

    Pimp C F 12 Stay Dangerous Full Member

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    No it's not too early lopez is ready now no excuses.
     
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