January 23, 2022

Aussie boxer’s horrifying admission about combat

Australian slugger George Kambosos Jr has made a scary admission and supplied an perception into the mindset that helped him beat Teofimo Lopez within the greatest boxing upset of the yr.

Many pundits tipped Kambosos Jr – paying upwards of $6 simply to win – to get knocked out within the first spherical or two, however the Aussie shocked the fight sports activities world by pummeling Lopez to win by split decision at Madison Sq. Backyard final month.

Lopez struggled to maintain up with the tempo and aggression with which Kambosos attacked him from the opening bell.

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Kambosos was clearly ready to cop loads of punishment in his quest for victory, however he is now revealed the extent of his dedication.

He appeared on the Joe Rogan podcast and was requested concerning the conceitedness of the Lopez camp, and their plan to easily bully the Aussie fighter and take a look at knock him out with one punch within the opening spherical.

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“For sure fighters, it really works. However whenever you come up towards a man that was ready to die in that ring… as scary as it’s, and I belief my nook… however I used to be actually ready to die in that ring,” Kambosos mentioned.

“I advised my spouse earlier than we went to the sector, ‘I am ready to die tonight. If something occurs, all the things is for the youngsters and your self’.

“I am right here to win this combat by any means. That is the sort of fighter (I’m).

“And the photographs that I took in that combat, I feel he takes out any light-weight on the planet. These had been some huge photographs.

“However I simply saved coming.”

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 27: George Kambosos punches Teofimo Lopez throughout their championship bout for Lopezs Undisputed Light-weight title at The Hulu Theater at Madison Sq. Backyard on November 27, 2021 in New York, New York. (Picture by Al Bello/Getty Pictures) (Getty)

Kambosos was booed when he entered the ring in New York, however rapidly received the group on his facet when he knocked Lopez down within the first spherical with a brutal proper hand.

Lopez knocked Kambosos down within the 10th spherical, however the Aussie received to his ft and recovered to shut out the 12-round combat and earn the judges’ scores.

“I do know for a truth when he put me down in Spherical 10, however I received up and completed that spherical, and got here dwelling robust… I do know psychologically that might have damaged him as properly,” Kambosos mentioned.

“That Spherical 11 was so profitable, it actually confirmed what I used to be about.”

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