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Vasiliy Lomachenko ‘well-prepared’ to challenge George Kambosos Jr in Australia to regain supremacy, says Bob Arum | Boxing News

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Vasiliy Lomachenko ‘well-prepared’ to challenge George Kambosos Jr in Australia to regain supremacy, says Bob Arum | Boxing News

Vasiliy Lomachenko’s “first-choice” battle is to enter George Kambosos Jr’s household of Australia to obstacle the new world winner and talks are underway, his promoter Bob Arum mentioned.

Kambosos Jr stands atop a thrilling light-weight division just after earning each individual key belt by upsetting Teofimo Lopez.

Lomachenko, who in change remarkably shed to Lopez, has considering that responded with two emphatic wins to provide a reminder of his enduring brilliance amid the chasing pack of contenders.

George Kambosos
George Kambosos Jr is the No 1 light-weight

“We are conversing to the Kambosos Jr men and women about Loma heading to Australia, which Loma is organized to do,” explained Prime Rank’s Arum, who promotes Lomachenko.

“It would be a enormous battle in Australia. But we have a Covid-19 issue to clear, which I assume we can do.

“This fight, against Kambosos Jr in Australia, is my to start with-decision for Loma.

“Loma is properly-ready to do it.”

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Lomachenko confirmed exceptional compassion against Richard Commey

Lomachenko had previously mentioned about going into enemy territory to challenge Kambosos Jr: “Of system. I need to have this prospect. I would just take it.

“In this weight division, we have a good deal of good fighters so we can organise wonderful fights.”

Arum’s Major Rank formerly promoted Manny Pacquiao’s combat in Brisbane against Jeff Horn. Pacquiao endured a shock decline in entrance of a 50,000-individual crowd at a rugby stadium.

Lomachenko ruthlessly stopped Masayoshi Nakatani prior to showing outstanding restraint in a just one-sided earn about Richard Commey by opting not to go after a knockout.

Previous champion Lopez, Ryan Garcia, Gervonta Davis and WBC ‘regular’ title-holder Devin Haney are also all battling for the No 1 location in the light-weight division.

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Vasiliy Lomachenko dismantled Masayoshi Nakatani

Kambosos Jr previously explained to Fox Sports activities about bringing a title defence house: “We’ve received to genuinely permit Australia know what is actually heading on and how huge this battle will be.

“This will be the biggest combat in Australian record. It’ll be a stadium fight in Sydney or Melbourne. We’re in negotiations with both equally, and it’ll be very thrilling.

“I would not be serious to the group if I advised them I’m coming back for an quick struggle.

“What for? I’m coming for the massive names, and we’re currently in negotiations with all people.”

Haney lashed out at Kambosos Jr on social media amid their own negotiation: “We producing this battle materialize or what? I’m agreeing to all your conditions irrespective of whether it really is the vaccine or the journey.

“It truly is setting up to appear like some ducking heading on!”

December 4, 2021; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Devin Haney celebrates his win over Joseph Diaz Jr. during their December 4, 2021 bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland/Matchroom.
Devin Haney is also chasing Kambosos Jr

Kambosos Jr strike back: “I adore how you manipulate and lie to your lovers. Talk a major sport but exhibit no action!

“A bit like your fights, I am patiently ready with all my belts for the offer you from your boss Eddie Hearn for the reason that I have acquired a stadium completely ready in Australia, but I can see the excuses previously.

“I’m not listed here for Twitter fights like most of these cats! I’m right here for true fights! “

Kambosos Jr mocked Haney, Davis and Garcia: “You have got give regard to myself, [Lopez and Lomachenko]! Out of the a single emperor, 4 kings and the matrix we a few stepped up and fought.

“Whilst the other individuals fought on Twitter.

“Just stating details! Now you inform me who ducks.”

Haney replied: “So you want our aspect to set the money up in your backyard? Okay no trouble, see you soon and retain those people belts secure for the reason that they are going to be leaving Australia quickly”.

‘I’m all set for Canelo!’

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Enjoy Joe Smith Jr’s clinical KO

Joe Smith Jr defended his WBO gentle-heavyweight title with a ninth-spherical stoppage of Steve Geffrard on Saturday night time.

He dared Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez to step up into his division: “If Canelo wishes to arrive and fight me, I am all set for him. That is the battle I want. All people would really like to see that combat – it would be a big offer.”

Sky Athletics Boxing timetable

Sunday January 30 – Leading Rank in Tulsa
Robson Conceicao vs Xavier Martinez – WBC tremendous-featherweight title eliminator

Saturday February 5 (qualified) – BOXXER in Cardiff
Chris Eubank Jr vs Liam Williams
Claressa Shields vs Ema Kozin – IBF, WBA and WBC middleweight titles

Saturday February 19 – BOXXER in Manchester
Amir Khan vs Kell Brook
Frazer Clarke’s pro debut

Saturday February 26 – BOXXER and Major Rank in Glasgow
Josh Taylor vs Jack Catterall – undisputed super-light-weight titles

Saturday March 5 – Top Rank in Fresno
Jose Ramirez vs Jose Pedraza

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