24-year-old undisputed lightweight champion (up to 61.2 kg) Devin Haney (29-0, 15 KOs) from the USA will now defeat 35-year-old ex-three division champion Vasily Lomachenko (17-2, 11 KOs) without any problems. This forecast was made by the former American promoter Eddie Hearn.
Negotiations about this fight have been going on for weeks, if not months. The fight is tentatively scheduled for May 20 in Las Vegas (USA).
“He can beat Lomachenko easily,” Hearn said.
boxing scene. – He [Василий] is no longer the same fighter he was. Plus, I think Devin is too big and tall for him.”
Suddenly! Haney has “bad news”
Lomachenko entered the ring on October 29, 2022 against Jemaine Ortiz and was forced to pass by a decision of the judges.
Haney beat George Kambosos twice by unanimous decision last year in Australia.
At the end of January, it became known that Haney wanted concessions from Lomachenko. Experts know what it’s about. And promoter Arum named the next opponent Vasily if he passes Haney.