George Kambosos, lightweight champion by the WBA, FIB Y OMB, assured that he is willing to fight against Vasyl Lomachenko.
“He’s taking on the guys who (Teofimo) López faced, but obviously going to want these belts, “he said in an interview with Fighthype. “Like I said, I’ll give you a chance. To him or Devin haney or whoever makes sense. But maybe he will want to fight with Lopez without the belts just to make it clear and then we can have the big fight. “
In October 2020, Theophimus gave the surprise by defeating Lomachenko to remove the belts from the WBA, FIB Y OMB. The boxer of Honduran origin took the cards by unanimous decision by 116-112, 119-109 and 117-111.
However, in the first defense of Lopez fell surprisingly before Kambosos at Madison Square Garden in New York, USA. The Australian defeated him by decision divided by cards of 115-112 and 115-111 in his favor, and 114-113 for Theophimus.
“It’s a good fight,” he said. Kambosos about fighting against Lomachenko. “I think that Lomachenko it will be a lot for him (for Richard Commey) and is seeking revenge. I would like to fight with Lomachenko later, because you can see what he’s doing ”.
George Kambosos wants Vasyl Lomachenko
The fight between Lopez Y George it underwent several changes. First they had to go to auction, because Teo did not accept the amount offered Bob arum from Top rank.
Then it was postponed because it was scheduled on the same weekend that the exhibition contest between Floyd mayweather Y Logan paul.
Subsequently Teo He was infected with coronavirus and had to go until October. But since neither of the two boxers came to terms with Triller, the promoter that won the auction, the rights passed to Matchroom and it was held last November.
“It’s a good fight,” he said. Kambosos of the fight he will have Lomachenko with Richard Commey. “You see the top 10 of the division. We are fighting each other, which is wonderful. It’s like a world series competition if you think about it like that. The winners will move up and the losers will go for other goals and try to come back. “