It became known how much Lomachenko will earn for the fight with Haney
Ukrainian boxer Vasyl Lomachenko (17-2, 11 KOs) will earn $900,000 for his fight against WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO lightweight titles holder Devin Haney (29-0, 15 KOs), Champion reports. The fight will take place on May 20 in Las Vegas, USA.
According to the publication, in case of victory over the American, the 35-year-old native of Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi will have the opportunity to claim the championship again. If Lomachenko loses, the best he can hope for is a move to the elite junior division, where young and promising boxers will build their records. The Ukrainian boxer can earn up to $100,000 for one such fight.
After winning his last fight against the American Jemaine Ortiz, Loma received $2 million.
In December 2021, Lomachenko defeated Ghanaian Richard Commey (30-4-1, 27 KOs) by unanimous decision. Vasya earned a guaranteed $750,000.
Vasyl earned a record-breaking career income for his fight with Teofimo Lopez (USA) in October 2020. In this battle, the Ukrainian lost three championship titles, but Vasyl made $3,250,000.
It should be noted that Ukrainians will not be able to watch the Lomachenko-Haney fight. Megogo media service, which is the main boxing broadcaster in our country, refused to broadcast Vasyl's fight in Ukraine. This decision caused a strong reaction from the fans.
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