KIEV. March 24. UNN. World champion in the second Featherweight champion of the WBO Vasyl Lomachenko (10-1, 8 KO’s) expressed his opinion about upcoming match with the owner of belt WBA lightweight champion Jorge Linares (44-3, 27 KOS). He told this in an interview with Youtube channel, EsNews.
“Linares is very fast, he has good hands, shot, defense and Boxing intelligence. He is a very good athlete. I think it will be my most difficult fight in his career. I think that to win the third title in 13 matches is very fast,” said our boxer.
It is noteworthy that Lomachenko will spend the first fight in the category up to 61.2 kg, before that he fought in weight to 58.9 kg.
It is worth noting that the 30-year-old Ukrainian boxer on a Pro-ring 10 wins (8 by Ko) and 1 defeat, a 32-year-old Venezuelan — 44 wins (29 by knockout) and 3 defeats.
We add that the battle Lomachenko — Linares will be held on may 12 at “Madison Square garden” in new York.