Bob arum, President of Top rank, revealed that Saturday December 11 points as the return day of Vasyl Lomachenko in the Madison Square Garden, in New York, against Richard Commey.
According to information from Dan rafael, the plan of the legendary promoter is to put together a card very close to where the Heisman Trophy, which is the award for the best soccer player americ year collegiate.
“According to sources, Lomachenko will face the former lightweight champion, Richard Commey, on December 11, “he wrote Raphael quoting a tweet from Knoll.
Per sources, Lomachenko likely will face former lightweight world titlist Richard Commey on Dec. 11. #boxing https://t.co/OOmTX5WGhG
– Dan Rafael (@ DanRafael1) July 30, 2021
Although he comes from a forceful performance in June of this year against the Japanese Masayoshi Nakatani, it is still unknown who could be the next opponent for the Ukrainian.
Vasyl proved he’s back, dominating Nakatani during the nine rounds that the fight lasted and when he hit the gas, it sent him to sleep. Until that moment he dominated the cards.
Commey lost the IBF lightweight belt against Teofimo Lopez in December 2019 by falling by knockout, while in his last fight he faced Jackson Martinez whom he beat on the fast track in the sixth episode.
The lightweight division is very talented. Although after that fight against the Japanese, the rematch was handled with Teofimo Lopez for the forcefulness it showed, but 2021 has been a turbulent year for Lopez.
After defeating Knoll in October 2020 to snatch his 135-pound belts, Theophimus went through some trouble with Bob arum and chose to go to auction to defend the belts against George Kambosos.
Although the fight was initially budgeted for June, due to the contagion of Theophimus Due to coronavirus, it had to be postponed and until now it is uncertain when the confrontation will take place.