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Boxer Lopez ‘lucky not to be dead' after title defeat as doctors share shocking health details

1 month ago   |   By RT

Doctors has explained that former lightweight boxing champion Teofimo Lopez risked his life by getting into the ring for his last fight.
In one of the biggest upsets in the sport this century, the American lost his WBA , IBF, WBO, and The Ring titles to Australian underdog George Kambosos Jr. by split decision at the Hulu Theater in Madison Square Garden last weekend.
The fight was put off several times due to a dispute with broadcaster Triller and Lopez, who dethroned Vasiliy Lomachenko himself in October last year and was defending the unified belts for the first time, also contracted Covid.
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