After Floyd Mayweather invested $6,500 in Teofimo Lopez, Vasyl Lomachenko lost in the lightweight competition and won a huge bet.
Lopez defeated Lomachenko and achieved a shocking victory because he won the points championship and became the undisputed world lightweight champion.
IBF belt holders won the WBA (Super), WBO and WBC “Franchise” World Championships in Las Vegas on Saturday.
His outstanding performance enabled Mayweather to earn more than US$20,000 after earning US$6,500 in the “acquisition”
Mayweather went into social media to show off his winning bet.
He posted a picture of slipping and falling with the caption: “Slight Victory”.
At the same time, Lopez improved his professional record to 16-0 and remained undefeated after claiming a big scalp.
After defeating Lomachenko, he said: “I have to study in depth. I am grateful, I am grateful, I accept this every day,”
The young American added: “I had to dig there and it felt good.
“I know (Lomachenko) is coming. I can’t give him that. I don’t know if (judges) make him stand up on the scorecard. I will fight, I will win.
“You just have to continue to pressurize him and put gas on him. Keep the jab, don’t give him this opportunity to set it up.
“Every time he wants to throw the ball, I will at least have something to get him back.”
Lopez is also the holder of the “Ring” belt, and he is facing the “regular” WBC champion Devin Haney, who reacted to his opponent’s victory .
He wrote on Twitter: “Lopez vs Hani 2021. Let’s do it!”
Eddie Hearn, the promoter of Haney, also joined social media.
“Just follow @Realdevinhaney – Yes, please! First, he must handle vv Gamboa within 3 weeks! “He said.