Teofimo Lopez Tests Positive For COVID-19, Title Defense Rescheduled For August

Unified lightweight champion Teofimo Lopez has been forced to withdraw from his title fight with George Kambosos Jr. this Saturday night, June 19 because he's tested positive for COVID-19.

The Athletic's Mike Coppinger was the first to report Lopez's withdrawal, sending out a tweet that Triller founder Ryan Kavanaugh informed him of the news. Lopez failed a PCR test this morning and is currently dealing with symptoms from the virus. Kavanaugh also told Coppinger that the promotion has rescheduled the Lopez-Kambosos Jr. clash for August 14.

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