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Ghanaian boxer – Richard Oblitey Commey was charmed at his hotel having received a courtesy call from Teofimo Lopez days after losing [Unanimous Decision] the vacant WBO Inter-Continental lightweight title to Vasiliy Lomachenko at the Madison Square Garden on Saturday.

The former IBF lightweight world champion [Commey] could not believe the gesture from Teofimo Lopez who handed him a TKO [Round 2] at The Garden on December 14, 2019.

Enraptured by the visit, Commey took to his Twitter handle to express his delight:

“Wow just got a call in my hotel room that someone was in the lobby and wanted to say hello, I couldn’t believe it when I saw @TeofimoLopez.

“He congratulated me on my performance and wished me all the best. I am so touched that he took the time to see me. God bless you Teo Flag of GhanaRed heartFlag of Ghana.”

Michael Amoo Bediako [middle] in a pose with Richard Commey and Teofimo Lopez
Michael Amoo Bediako [middle] in a pose with Richard Commey and Teofimo Lopez
Boxing promoter, Michael Amoo-Bediako was also pleased a punch at Teofimo Lopez for his kind gesture:

“Spent the last couple of days with @richardcommey here in New York and it’s been a very humbling experiencing all the love he is getting and even @teofimolopez popped by to congratulate him on his performance.

“These two have a special bond and a mutual respect for one another Red heart.”

By James K. Attaglo Wilson

www.sports24ghana.com