MMA fighters react to Teofimo Lopez’s upset win over Vasiliy Lomachenko

Teofimo Lopez impressed many beyond the boxing world Saturday night.

The 23-year-old outpointed Vasiliy Lomachenko in a unanimous decision win that had him up on the judges’ scorecards 116-112, 119-109 and 117-111 in Las Vegas. Lopez, who already held the IBF title, picked up the WBA, WBO and WBC titles from Lomachenko to become the unified lightweight champion.

It was a big upset since many considered Lomachenko a pound-for-pound great. The result had many people talking not only in the boxing world, but also in MMA.

See how some of the MMA pros reacted to the Lopez-Lomachenko fight below.

Matt Brown

Edmen Shahbazyan

Tatiana Suarez

Derek Brunson

Kelvin Gastelum

Aljamain Sterling

Belal Muhammad

Eryk Anders

Jessica Eye

Cub Swanson

Kenny Florian

Original article: https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/lists/mma-fighters-react-to-teofimo-lopezs-upset-win-over-vasiliy-lomachenko

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