Vasyl Lomachenko Y Devin Haney agreed to meet soon through Twitter, after they both had an exchange.
After in recent days, both fighters had a war of tweets, today the two seem to have reached an understanding and a tentative date to fight.
“I am free for the end of April or the beginning of May,” he pointed out. Haney to Lomachenko in Twitter.
I’m free end of April or early May ? https://t.co/Wm1n3navjB
– Devin Haney (@Realdevinhaney) March 2, 2021
The former Ukrainian champion’s response was in agreement, indicating that he is ready.
“That is the standard time for my preparation. I’m ready ”, he concluded Lomachenko.
This is standard time for preparation! I’ll be ready! https://t.co/2J8TANHXwi
– LOMA (@VasylLomachenko) March 3, 2021
Both fighters have been challenging each other since Lomachenko He was the lightweight world champion of the CMB. Devin Haney called for a title fight, but the Ukrainian was elevated by the agency to franchise champion, since Haney he was handed the regular title, which chilled any possibility.
Subsequently, Lomachenko faced Teofimo Lopez and lost their titles. The Ukrainian had surgery on his right shoulder, after his defeat with Theophimus in October 2020 and since then he has not stepped into the ring again. Despite everything, the Ukrainian remains one of the greatest exponents of the division.
On the other hand it is rumored that Davin haney he’s almost ready to get in the ring with Jorge Linares placeholder image, making room for a future fight with Ryan Garcia, who seems to be left without a rival after attempts to face Manny pacquiao Y Gervonta davis.
Complications between promoters?
While the combat between Lomachenko Y Haney would be a huge draw at 135 pounds, the difference between Matchroom, of Eddie hearn, Y Top rank, of Bob arum, could be an impediment for both fighters.
Matchroom has on his roster Haney Y Top rank has Knoll as one of its stellar pieces.
In the last week, the offer made by Matchroom for the combat of Teofimo Lopez against George Kambosos unleashed the wrath of Arum, who promised revenge on Hearn in the future. In the end, neither of the two promoters was left with the fight, which will be promoted by Triller.
“He lost and pissed us off at the same time. He sent us a message, “he said. Arum in interview with Boxing Scene. “But you better be careful next time you go to a bidding when the fighters have no connection to ESPN or Top rank. Maybe we’ll shove an offer up his ass. We will take revenge on them. I’m mad at them, yes. “
In recent weeks, the promoter of Bob arum has been involved in controversy after not hitting Teofimo Lopez, current lightweight champion, the figure he asked for his mandatory fight, forcing the current champion to go to an auction.
The promoter has ensured that it is not the value they give to Theophimus as a boxer. Rather, it was that they did not consider paying such a high price to a less well known challenger like Kambosos.