VASILIY LOMACHENKO doubts that Devin Haney volition connection him a rematch aft their arguable combat successful Las Vegas earlier this month.
On May 20 astatine the MGM Grand Haney defended his lightweight championship against the Ukrainian and won a unanimous determination successful a highly skilled encounter.
Across boxing galore had Lomachenko winning and shared their vexation and annoyance astatine the scorecards (115-113, 116-112, 115-113) and the athletics itself.
Lomachenko’s manager Egis Klimas called it an “injustice” and a “robbery” successful the post-fight property conference. Since then, helium has written to each 4 sanctioning bodies calling for his lawsuit to beryllium rated arsenic fig 1 and mandatory challenger for Haney’s belts.
At the post-fight property league Haney was asked astir the antagonistic absorption to the effect and the content of those that his hostile won.
“At the extremity of the time the radical tin spot what they wanna see,” helium said.
“The judges made a unanimous decision. That’s each that matters is the judges. Each justice was connected the aforesaid page. I got the victory.”
Speaking to ES News connected Monday Lomachenko was asked if helium thought determination would beryllium a instrumentality bout.
“I deliberation it ne'er happen,” helium answered.
“It should. I deliberation they are scared. I’m definite helium scared. He understands helium suffer the fight. His begetter recognize what happened.
“A batch of radical talking astir 12th round. I suffer this round, but I don’t request triumph this round, I won a batch of rounds. I conscionable support my conditioning and I conscionable support my people and decorativeness the combat and aft 12 rounds I was definite I won this fight. I was precise happy, and I stay. Announcer, accidental my sanction ‘And the new’ but it’s not happen.”
Haney’s triumph has seen him linked with fights against Shakur Stevenson and Gervonta Davis. Two much vocation defining fights that would adhd to his bequest successful the sport. Lomachenko said the lone mode the champion tin make a bequest is to combat him again.
“He talking astir bequest earlier the combat but if you privation a bequest you request to marque rematch. He request to marque rematch. It’s each successful his hands. This rematch request to him, not to maine due to the fact that I slumber precise bully due to the fact that I understand.
“If you truly a beardown antheral wrong you request to organise rematch but I deliberation ne'er happens.”
Lomachenko added helium does not judge a box-office attraction against Davis would ever instrumentality spot aft helium was asked for a prediction.
“It ne'er happens due to the fact that present helium recognize his skill, helium understands his level. Now, I deliberation helium spell up successful 140.”