It wasn’t as easy as his last fight against a British challenger, but Vasiliy Lomachenko eventually out-classed Luke Campbell on Saturday night.
WBA, WBO lightweight champion Vasiliy Lomachenko admits that he was a bit overwhelmed by the show of support from the British fans, who came out to watch the boxer show his stuff at the open workouts on Wednesday.
As London gets its first look at a pro version of Vasiliy Lomachenko, so too will the four ring officials assigned to this weekend’s lightweight title fight.
Promoter Eddie Hearn fully believes that his boxer, Luke Campbell, is capable of pulling off a major upset on Saturday night, when he faces WBA and WBO world lightweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko on Saturday night.
There are not a lot of experts who are picking Luke Campbell to pull off a shocker next Saturday night, but former world champion George Groves believes the Olympic gold medal winner is fully capable of getting the job done.
Earlier this year at Staples Center in Los Angeles, Anthony Crolla was dominated and wiped out by way of a brutal fourth round knockout at the hands of Vasiliy Lomachenko.
Shane McGuigan, trainer of Olympic gold medal winner Luke Campbell, believes that his fighter has all of the necessary tools to defeat pound-for-pound fighter Vasyl Lomachenko.
Luke Campbell has been ordered to face Vasyl Lomachenko for the vacant WBC lightweight title.
The expected news is now official, as the WBC have announced that Mikey Garcia has been designated lightweight champion emeritus, meaning he is no longer the recognized WBC lightweight titleholder, and that the 135-pound belt is vacant.
No one is surprised that Vasyl Lomachenko dominated and then stopped Anthony Crolla in three-plus rounds Friday at a packed Staples center. That’s what we’ve come to expect from the Ukrainian boxing wizard, who has overwhelmed almost all of his opponents.