Top Rank head says what will happen to Lomachenko after his loss to Haney

Maxim InshakovSport
The promoter gave a candid interview to

The head of promotion company Top Rank Bob Arum believes that if Devin Haney (29-0, 15 KO) beats Vasyl Lomachenko (17-2, 11 KO) he will move up to welterweight. Because of that, his WBC, WBA Super, IBF and WBO lightweight titles will become vacant and the Ukrainian will have to spend a huge amount of time to collect them.

"If it happens that Lomachenko loses and Haynie drops the weight class, all the belts will become vacant. Then Lomachenko will have to fight a hell of a lot of fights to become the outright world champion in the lightweight division," Arum said.

The promoter is sure that this is what Loma had in mind when he said in his interview that this was his "last chance".



As reported OBOZREVATEL, tentative time of broadcasting the fight between Lomachenko and the owner of the WBC, WBA Super, IBF and WBO belts Haney - 6:00 am Kyiv time on Sunday, May 21.


Ukrainian TV channels did not schedule the show of the fight.

Let's note that Devin promised to straighten out the Ukrainian and reminded that several years ago our compatriot didn't accept the fight with him, making a long way to his goal.


For his part, Lomachenko talked about how he reacted to Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Also, our boxer admitted what mistake he made before his loss to Teofimo Lopez.


Also, Lomachenko and Haney got into an altercation in a new meeting in Las Vegas.


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