Perfect case of a fighter loosing cause of arrogance

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by ertwin, Nov 27, 2021.

  1. m.s.

    m.s. Boxing Addict Full Member

    Nov 2, 2010
    He believed his own press clippings. The Lomenchenko win went to his head and he was clearly delusional about winning 11 rounds. Lopez will be back, but at 147lbs it seems he would only be average, at 140lbs it will be interesting.
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  2. Ivan28

    Ivan28 Active Member Full Member

    Feb 13, 2018
    Today Lopez wasn't as explosive and fast as against Lomachenko and Commey.He did his work - removing Lomachenko from p4p #1, so others can argue now they're #1.Before that, against Nakatani, and we saw after that(today) he wasn't the same.In Australia he won't be better, but Kambosos could be better.Don't know if it's the air or...what, but sometimes at home fighters are much better (first remember is for transformation of Murata losing 109-119 in USA, then win in Japan with 2nd rd KO against Brant).Still it will be interesting to see a rematch in the winner's home, but don't expect it to be different(better) for Lopez.
  3. Reinhardt

    Reinhardt Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Oct 4, 2016
    I could' not believe Lopez got the mike and told everyone he won, even his pro Lopez crowd booed that lie. His face was an accurate scorecard of who won.
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  4. Babality

    Babality KTFO!!!!!!! Full Member

    Dec 6, 2008
    Teo is 24. Plenty of time to improve.
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  5. Forza

    Forza Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Mar 18, 2012
    Here come all the excuses. GK was getting the better out of almost every exchange, and was landing the right hand at will almost all night. The jab was popping his face too. he also showed a great chin.
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  6. jaytxxl

    jaytxxl Well-Known Member Full Member

    Mar 1, 2010
    Nah arrogance is Lewis fighting in the same timeframe of filming a movie, fighting with hands down and bouncing off the ropes likes he’s fighting a punching bag vs Rahman. Teo was arrogant in the first round but the rest of the fight he did the best he could, we have to give Kambosos credit for fighting the whole fight the way Loma did the last 6 vs Teo.
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  7. SpeedKills

    SpeedKills Active Member Full Member

    Jan 7, 2009
    Lol, stop. Teo is just not that good. Like someone has already pointed out, he was getting pieced up by Nakatani, and he was lucky to get the decision. Lomachenko had one arm and he can’t fight backing up, he can only fight inside, he’s just a very fleet-footed inside fighter. Kambo can actually throw some combo’s from the backfoot, he’s longer and has the orthodox jab which shelled Teo up all night and let him work off his hooks while Teo was in defense mode.
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  8. Goose

    Goose Russian oligarch Full Member

    Mar 2, 2005
    Fimo couldnt finish Kambosos in the 10th....the guy was out on his feet for a full minute and a half.

    Can he really do better in a rematch? With a solid gameplan, maybe....but can he even make 135 again.

    He maybe better off going up to 140 and fight Tank up there. Make money on that fight, and if he wins take a crack at the belts.
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  9. Forza

    Forza Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Mar 18, 2012
    teos face was falling off. thats not arrogance thats getting your ass kicked
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  10. vast

    vast Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Nov 27, 2010
    Kambosos boxed a great fight. Well deserved victory.
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  11. Flo_Raiden

    Flo_Raiden Boxing Addict Full Member

    Oct 12, 2010
    It was bound to happen. The only surprising thing is how quickly Lopez lost in his very next fight and first title defense. Talk about a quick rise and downfall.
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  12. CleneloAnavarez

    CleneloAnavarez Active Member Full Member

    Nov 18, 2021
    Kambosos would have really hurt Lopez if he had more power. His chin was far better than I expected.
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  13. JDub

    JDub Active Member Full Member

    Dec 8, 2018
    I think it’s probably a case of Lopez not being as good as people thought and Kambosos Jr being better than people thought.

    From the presser, to the weigh in, through to the fight Kambosos never doubted he had the beating of that kid. It was man against boy once the going got tough in there and the man came out on top.
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  14. lobk

    lobk Original ESB Member Full Member

    Jul 19, 2004
    I think if Lopez had settle down and pick his shot he would have stopped Kambosos. Lopez ego , arrogance , and thinking he is the one punch KO fighter lost him the fight and lost him millions in future earning. He is a hard puncher but he is not this super one punch power he believe himself to be.

    Easy fight to score.
    I scored it 8-4 Kambosos.
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  15. JDub

    JDub Active Member Full Member

    Dec 8, 2018
    Yep, partly ego, partly arrogance, but mainly he just isn’t as good as people thought was, Kambosos came to win and he had no answer for it.