Juan Orlando Hernández, president of Honduras congratulated boxer Teófimo López after winning the lightweight title unification bout by unanimous decision against the Ukrainian and great favorite Vasiliy Lomachenko, In Las Vegas.
“Congratulations!! @TeofimoLopez #OrgulloCatracho ”, Hernández wrote in a brief message on the social network Twitter.
– Juan Orlando H. (@JuanOrlandoH) October 18, 2020
The decision of the judges, in the match that was held at the MGM Grand Conference Center was 119-113, 119-109 and 117-112 in favor of López, who on his shorts wore a small flag of Honduras.
Before the fight, just like other times, López promised the Hondurans that he would win, and stressed that his triumphs were for Honduras.
At the end of the fight and the four unified belts in dispute with which he was raised, López also waved a Honduran flag and of course Honduran local press media have highlighted the boxer’s triumph.