Will there be a knockout? Former world champion gives categorical prediction for Lomachenko - Haney fight
The undisputed world lightweight champion Devin Haney (29-0, 15 KOs) will not knock out Ukrainian Vasyl Lomachenko (17-2, 11 KOs) on May 20. The American boxer simply doesn't possess enough strength to send our compatriot to the ring floor.
According to Boxing News 24, former light welterweight champion Chris Algieri told ProBox TV, "I'm just saying that he doesn't have the appetite to fight another bantamweight champion," said Wladimir Klitschko, the referee. He also stressed that Haynie will definitely win by decision, but Lomachenko will be trying to be proactive because he needs to close his unsuccessful fight with Jemaine Ortiz last year.
"I give the win to Haney by decision of the judges. I don't think he's strong enough to really stop Lomachenko or damage him. Lomachenko is smart enough to survive attempted attacks, unless of course he yawns some punch. I think the current conditions - time, size and youth - speak in Haney's favor. He's ready to do what he's done before. He has a lot of momentum in the sport, and that's important. Lomachenko, even though he has a big trump card under his belt, has a lot to prove," said Algieri.
OBOZREVATEL will hold online broadcast of the fight Lomachenko - Haney. Tentatively, the beginning - at 6:00 on Kyiv time on Sunday, May 21.
Earlier it became known that in Ukraine they refused to broadcast Lomachenko - Haynie fight. The company Megogo announced the reasons for such a step. Our boxing fans reacted violently to such a decision. It was also revealed how much the Ukrainian will earn for the fight.
As reported by OBOZREVATEL, Vasyl Lomachenko talked about how he reacted to Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Also, our boxer admitted what mistake he made before losing to Teofimo Lopez. In turn, Devin Haney destroyed his future opponent and told how the Ukrainian set him up.
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