Lomachenko challenged WBA lightweight title


Ukrainian WBO heavyweight champion in the second Featherweight Vasyl Lomachenko is ready to hold a championship fight in a new weight class.

After a confident victory over two-time Olympic champion Guillermo Rigondeaux Lomachenko made the decision to move to light weight. Ukrainians do not want to warm-up fights, and expects to immediately obtain the chance to become world champion in three weight categories.

The main purpose of Lomachenko became the winner of the WBA lightweight champion Jorge Linares, which is in the Pro ring since 2002 has held 47 fights, won 44 victories and lost three times by knockout.

“Let’s do it, Linares, lightweight! I will patiently wait for the decision, whether you like it or not,” wrote Lomachenko on his page on “Instagram”.

Linares immediately responded to the statement Lomachenko: “the King awaits you in the lightweight division. You’re a fool if you want this fight”.

Reputable portal “BoxRec” believes Jorge Linares, the strongest boxer of our time in the Middleweight division. In the ranking of the best boxers in the world, the Venezuelan occupies 32-e a place, Vasyl Lomachenko rounded out the top-3.


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