Lopez vs Kambosos: UK fight time, undercard, prediction and ring walks


ew York hosts a huge lightweight clash on Saturday night as Teofimo Lopez takes on George Kambosos.

The 24-year-old American will put his WBA, WBO, IBF and Ring magazine belts on the line against Kambosos, in a bout between two unbeaten fighters.

Lopez will be making his first title defence since his stunning victory over Vasiliy Lomachenko last year, and the unified lightweight champion goes into Saturday’s fight as the overwhelming favourite.

This is Kambosos’ first shot at a world title. The 28-year-old beat British fighter Lee Selby by split decision at the end of last year to become mandatory for the IBF title.

The bout was going to be broadcast on Triller after the platform won the purse bid, however the IBF found them in default of its contract obligation as a date and location could not be agreed upon.

Lopez vs Kambosos has been due to take place on June 19 after an initial delay, but that date also had to be pushed back after Lopez tested positive for Covid-19 at the start of fight week.

There was then talk of the fight being moved to take place in Australia, with Lopez resisting that, before the fight date was moved again to various venues and to several different dates, due to clashes with other sporting events.

With no breakthrough made, rights to the fight were awarded to the second-highest bidder in the purse bid, Matchroom and DAZN, which put an end to the saga.

Eddie Hearn does not promote either fighter, but he is staging the massive bout this week.

Lopez vs Kambosos fight card/undercard in full

Teofimo Lopez vs George Kambosos

Azinga Fuzile vs Kenichi Ogawa

Raymond Ford vs Felix Caraballo

Andreas Katzourakis vs Wendy Toussaint

Reshat Mati vs Nicolas Pablo Demario

Zhilei Zhang vs Bernardo Marquez

Christina Cruz vs Marygreen Vellinga Hinz

Getty Images for Triller

Lopez vs Kambosos date, start time, venue and ring walks

Lopez vs Kambosos takes place tomorrow night, Saturday November 27, 2021 at the Hulu Theater in New York City.

As with most big American bouts, British fight fans are in for a long night. The main event is not due to commence until at least 4am GMT on Sunday morning.

The main card is due to start at approximately 1am GMT.

As ever, exact timings are dependent on the length of those undercard fights.

How to watch Lopez vs Kambosos

Live stream: In the UK, Lopez Kambosos is available to watch live on DAZN. A monthly subscription for the platform costs £7.99.

Lopez vs Kambosos fight prediction

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