Vasyl Lomachenko and Teofimo Lopez have now agreed phrases to satisfy in a extremely anticipated unification battle focused for October 17.
Ukraine’s WBA, WBO and WBC ‘franchise’ light-weight champion will get the chance to safe the ultimate belt he hasn’t but gained at 135lbs.
America’s Lopez claimed that elusive IBF title by knocking out Richard Commey final December.
Regardless of being simply 22 years of age, he subsequently referred to as out the pound-for-pound star they usually have been in negotiations since.
It was reported that Lomachenko initially agreed his facet of the deal for a $3.5million purse.
Nevertheless, Lopez was not pleased with the $1.2m he was provided.
Now, in accordance with The Athletic, Loma has agreed to take much less cash ($3.25m) to make the battle occur.
It’s claimed Lopez may now earn as much as $1.5m.
“We got here to an settlement,” Lopez’s supervisor David McWater confirmed to BoxingScene.
“It was a sophisticated deal however we made it. Bob Arum and I’ve been speaking and we lastly bought it accomplished.”
October 17 is the goal date for the battle inside Prime Rank’s MGM Grand ‘bubble’ in Las Vegas. October 24 can be potential.