Vasyl Lomachenko vs Teofimo Lopez is one of the most highly anticipated fights of the year.
The lightweight unification will pit WBA, WBC ‘franchise’ and WBO champion Loma against IBF king Lopez, the winner emerging with four titles.
All the details you need to know about the fight are listed below…
What is the Vasyl Lomachenko vs Teofimo Lopez date?
Lomachenko vs Lopez will take place on Saturday, October 17 US time.
This means that it will be in the early hours of Sunday, October 18 UK time.
What time will Vasyl Lomachenko vs Teofimo Lopez start?
Lomachenko vs Lopez is taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada.
No confirmed ring walk/start time has been announced for the main event yet.
However, the standard main event start time in Las Vegas is somewhere between 4:00am-6:00am UK time.
There is also an undercard before the main event which features Alex Saucedo vs Arnold Barboza.
Vasyl Lomachenko vs Teofimo Lopez UK TV? Sky Sports or BT Sport?
Lomachenko vs Lopez is not being broadcast on a conventional UK TV channel.
Promoter Bob Arum told iFL TV: “I don’t think any of the television networks in the UK have bothered to buy that fight.
“Where’s Sky and where’s BT and where’s ITV? If it’s such a great fight, how come nobody’s bought it?”
“Meanwhile every bit of Eddie’s junk goes on Sky and they make the poor fans in the UK shell out money to watch all of this stuff…
“A television network that is doing boxing should buy a Lomachenko vs Lopez fight, which is a classic lightweight championship for all four belts.”
Where to watch Vasyl Lomachenko vs Teofimo Lopez in the UK?
Instead, Lomachenko vs Lopez will be available to UK viewers through FITE TV.
FITE TV is an online pay-per-view streaming service.
Their website states: “FITE streams a rich array of live pay-per-view events, subscription packages and thousands of hours of live and on demand free programs to millions of fans around the world.
“The premium content you want, delivered how you want it – Online to Mobile to TV and OTT. We go where you go with amazing quality and value.”
To watch Lomachenko vs Lopez, you’ll need to make a FITE TV account and buy the PPV.
From there, you can watch the fight on various different smart devices including a phone, tablet, laptop, games console or smart TV.
What is the Vasyl Lomachenko vs Teofimo Lopez PPV price?
Lomachenko vs Lopez is available through FITE TV for an online PPV price of £9.99.
What has Vasyl Lomachenko said about Teofimo Lopez?
Lomachenko said: “Teofimo Lopez can talk all he wants. He’s very good at talking.
“He has done nothing but say my name for the past two years.
“I am a fighter, and my goal is to win another world title. Good for Teofimo.
“When we fight in Las Vegas, he will eat my punches and his words. I will be the better man, and four world titles will come home with me to Ukraine.”
What has Teofimo Lopez said about Vasyl Lomachenko?
Lopez said: “I will beat up Lomachenko and take his belts. Simple as that.
“I’m coming to Las Vegas to make history. I don’t like the guy, and I’m going to have fun as Lomachenko’s face is beaten and marked up by my hands.
“The Takeover is here, and the reign of Lomachenko, the little diva, is coming to an end.”