Lopez's father grilled for 'poor' mid-fight advice

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Teofimo Lopez's begetter has been blasted for his actions during his son's daze nonaccomplishment to Australia's George Kambosos Jr successful New York.

Lopez Sr was cardinal to the tensions betwixt the 2 camps successful the lead-up to the Madison Square Garden fight, astir coming to blows with the Aussie and his begetter astatine a media workout.

The American was ejected from the Church Street gym arsenic a effect of his actions, but that did not temper his behaviour during the combat itself.

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There were fireworks successful the ringing close from the outset arsenic Kambosos knocked Lopez to the crushed successful the opening circular earlier the American deed back.

Lopez Sr and Kambosos' begetter were progressive successful a heated face-off successful the days starring up to the New York combat (Twitter)

However, arsenic the combat wore connected fans noticed that Lopez wasn't giving his lad the champion proposal successful betwixt rounds.

Former satellite champion Ishe Smith was 1 to notice, saying that Lopez needed a "teacher" successful his country instead.

Seven-time British and European champion Tony Jeffries besides chimed in, calling Lopez's begetter the worst country antheral he'd seen.

The experts weren't the lone ones to announcement either, with AFL prima Scott Pendlebury among the fans who were caught offside by Lopez Sr's actions.

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