Vasyl Lomachenko vs Teofimo Lopez is one of the most anticipated fights of the year.
The lightweight unification will pit the WBA, the WBC franchise and WBO champion Loma against IBF King Lopez, the outgoing winner with four titles.
All the details you need to know about the fight are listed below …
What is the date Vasyl Lomachenko vs Teofimo Lopez?
Lomachenko vs Lopez takes place on Saturday, October 17 US time.
This means it will be in the early hours of Sunday 18 October UK time.
What time will Vasyl Lomachenko vs Teofimo Lopez start?
Lomachenko vs Lopez takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada.
No confirmed walk / start time has yet been announced for the main event.
However, the standard start time for the main event in Las Vegas is between 4:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. 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 shown on any conventional UK TV channel.
Promoter Bob Arum told iFL TV: “I don’t think any of the UK TV networks bothered to buy this fight.
“Where is Sky and where is BT and where is ITV?” If it’s such a big fight, how come no one bought it?
“Meanwhile every track of Eddie goes on Sky and they make poor UK fans shell out money to watch it all …”
“A television network that does boxing should buy a Lomachenko vs Lopez fight, which is a classic lightweight championship for the four belts.
Where to watch Vasyl Lomachenko vs Teofimo Lopez in 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 broadcasts a rich array of pay-per-view live events, subscription packages and thousands of hours of free live and on-demand programming to millions of fans around the world.
“The premium content you want, delivered the way you want – Online to mobile, TV and OTT. We go where you go with incredible quality and value. “
To watch Lomachenko vs Lopez, you will need to create a FITE TV account and purchase the PPV.
From there you can watch the fight on different smart devices including phone, tablet, laptop, game console, or smart TV.
What is the price of the Vasyl Lomachenko vs Teofimo Lopez PPV?
Lomachenko vs Lopez is available via FITE TV for an online PPV price of £ 9.99.
What did Vasyl Lomachenko say about Teofimo Lopez?
Lomachenko said: “Teofimo Lopez can talk whatever he wants. He is very good at speaking.
“He hasn’t done anything 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 best man and four world titles will come with me in Ukraine.
What did Teofimo Lopez say about Vasyl Lomachenko?
Lopez said: “I’m going to beat Lomachenko and take his belts. As simple as that.
“I am coming to Las Vegas to write history. I don’t like the guy and I am going to have fun while Lomachenko’s face is beaten and marked by my hands.
“The takeover is here, and the reign of Lomachenko, the little diva, is coming to an end.