"The Ukrainian embarrassed himself": the Russian media humiliated Lomachenko after his fight with Haney

Alexander ChekanovSport
Lomachenko lost to Haney

Ukrainian Vasyl Lomachenko (17-3, 11 KOs) could not confirm his words about his high class and greatness, said before the fight with American Devin Haney (30-0, 15 KOs). The fight on May 20 our compatriot deservedly lost and its course was an embarrassment for the native of Belgorod-Dnestrovskiy.

That's what the Russian SportBox portal wrote in the article "In words he is Leo Tolstoy. The Ukrainian embarrassed himself after loud statements". The site observer noted the good work of the American absolute champion, who was not afraid of a more experienced opponent.


"We can admit that Lomachenko looked good against the younger champion. But the Ukrainian was missing too much and his attacks often had no result. But the Ukrainian's statements before the fight about his superiority were not confirmed at all. And the American did not look broken or frightened. He proved his class and won deservedly, while the Ukrainian turned out to be Leo Tolstoy only in words", - said in the material.


To recap, the lightweight bout between Haney and Lomachenko at MGM Grand Garden Arena went all 12 rounds and ended by unanimous decision of the judges 116-112, 115-113, 115-113 in favor of the American. It should be noted that the judges' notes, which were published after the fight, caused a heated debate among experts and fans.


Lomachenko's team announced that they are filing a protest against the result of the fight. In addition, the statistics of the fight confirm that the Ukrainian won at least five rounds. Russian boxer Sergey Kovalev said that fans swore at the judges as they left the gym after Haney's victory.


Famous boxing coach Teddy Atlas demanded that the Nevada Athletic Commission begin proceedings against one of the judges of the Lomachenko-Haney fight. It also became known how much the Ukrainian boxer earned for the fight.


As reported by OBOZREVATEL, Devin Haney unequivocally commented on his victory over Vasyl Lomachenko. In addition, it became known what is waiting for the promoter of the Ukrainian Bob Arum from the filing of a protest by the boxer's team.

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