SOMETIMES you get so used to seeing certain fighters win fights quickly that it comes as a surprise when they are extended and forced to go through the motions.
This was certainly the case tonight in Oxon Hill, Maryland, where lightweight Teofimo Lopez, usually so explosive and dominant, was unable to make a dent in Japan’s Masayoshi Nakatani and had to go the full 12 rounds for the first time in his 14-fight pro career.
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