The Triller bout between Teofimo Lopez and George Kambosos Jr. has been cancelled due to Lopez testing positive for COVID-19.
Teofimo Lopez Tests Positive for COVID-19, Fight Cancelled
Triller founder Ryan Kavanaugh told The Athletic’s Mike Coppinger about the news on Tuesday morning.
BREAKING: @triller founder @RyanKavanaugh tells me Teofimo Lopez tested positive for COVID this morning after a PCR test and is symptomatic. As a result, his four-belt lightweight title fight vs. George Kambosos, set for Saturday, is being moved to Aug. 14, along with undercard
— Mike Coppinger (@MikeCoppinger) June 15, 2021
Headlining the Tribute to the Kings Pay-Per-View portion of the event will be MMA legend “The Spider” Anderson Silva competing in his first major boxing match vs. Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr.
The co-main event will see the great Julio Cesar Chavez Senior take the ring for the last time to fight Hector “Little Macho” Camacho Jr., the son of the man he beat in the historic boxing match “Chavez vs. Camacho in 1992.
Tribute to the Kings – Chavez Jr. vs. Silva will be available for live viewing on cable, shown on cable, satellite and digital Pay Per View, starting at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT, on for a suggested retail price of only $39.99. Integrated Sports Media and Joe Hand Promotions will distribute throughout North America via DirecTV, iN Demand, Vubiquity, DISH, SaskTel, Rogers, Shaw PPV and via the FITE.TV website and app in the United States, Canada and select markets world-wide.
In the televised opener of the live Pay-Per-View, Kevin “Diamond Boy” Torres will fight Jorge Luis “Silencioso” Melendez in an eight-round junior welterweight fight. The main card also includes a much-anticipated trilogy bout and rubber match between Omar Chavez and Ramon Alvarez, and a heated 10-round battle for the NABO Super Welterweight Title between Damian “Samurai” Sosa and Abel “Authentico” Mina.
For more information about Tribute to the Kings, visit www.TributetotheKings.com.
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