Jorge Linares placeholder image I affirm that Vasyl Lomachenko He has not been the same since they met in May 2018.
“Lomachenko It is not the same Lomachenko after me, ”he said to DAZN Boxing Show. “He had a very difficult fight afterwards, the Japanese boy (Masayoshi Nakatani) is not easy, it is high, it hits. Maybe a second fight with Lomachenko it is more interesting”.
On May 12, 2018, the Ukrainian and the Venezuelan faced each other with the super belt of the AMB light weight at stake.
Linares managed to bring down Knoll in the sixth round, but the latter recovered and by the tenth round he left Jorge no chances and knocked him out.
Vasyl lost the belts of the WBA, FIB Y OMB in October 2020, when Teofimo Lopez he was left with the unanimous decision.
This Saturday, May 29, he will face Devin Haney, who is the monarch of the CMB at 135 pounds looking to become world champion again.
About the one that represents the most dangerous fight for him, he talked about Ryan Garcia and the opponents you would like to face in the future.
“I think that Ryan Garcia it’s more complicated ”, he pointed out. “Because he’s tall, he’s more dangerous with the hook. I think that Garcia beats more than Haney. (Garcia) he has a good hook, that’s the only dangerous thing he has ”.
In addition, he spoke of the best of the light division to face after the match with Devin Haney.
“First I have the fight on Saturday night and from there I will sit down to watch the competition I have, ”he said. “Why not (Teofimo) López, why not (Javier) Fortuna, why not (Ryan) Garcia, why not Gervonta (Davis)? ”.
Jorge Linares placeholder image marches with a record of 47-5 at 35 years old and in their last confrontation in February 2020 he defeated Carlos Morales placeholder image by knockout in the third chapter.