Ghanaian boxer Richard Commey has lost his IBF Lightweight title after underrating Mexican boxer Teofimo Lopez.
The 32 year old Ghanaian boxer suffered a 2nd Round Technical knockout after he was hit by a powerful right punch from his opponent in 1minute 14 seconds.
Going into the bout as the defending champion, Commey was regarded as the underdog as the 22 year old Lopez who was the favorite has become the 5th youngest world champion since 1984.
Reacting to his defeat, Richard Commey has explained that he probably underrated his opponent. He didn’t believe that such a blow from Teofimo could make him go down like that because he has received heavier punches in the past which didn’t result in defeat.
He further admitted that he needs to sit back, reflect, train harder and come back stronger so that he can become a two time world champion.
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