Former champion Jorge Linares wants the rematch with WBA lightweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko (11-1, 9 KO’s).
According to Linares, the negotiations will begin after December 8, and the rematch could be held in mid-2019.
“This is the only fight that I could spend in the lightweight division. No more than a single match, for which I would have fallen back to the lightweight division, I remain in the light Welterweight division.
I would like to fight again with Basil. Lomachenko 8 December there will be a fight, after which we will hold talks about the possibility of a rematch in mid-2019.
Vasyl Lomachenko and Jorge Linares
We were within two rounds to defeat the best fighter on the planet” – the words of ESPN Linares.
Recall now Lomachenko prepares for fight against Jose Pedraza, which will be held on December 8 in new York (USA).
In addition to the main coach Anatoly Lomachenko, Basil preparing for the games and sports psychologist Andrey Kolosov.
“I’m ready to fight an opponent as Jose Pedraza. My goal was always the unification of the titles, and Pedraza is on my way to that goal.
Fans in new York are special, they are real Boxing fans and I can’t wait to give them another spectacular performance,” said Lomachenko.
Lomachenko appreciated by its future rival, and told how to prepare for the match.
“In the fight between Beltran and Pedrosoi I’m not favored. Understand that the chances are about 50: 50. Somewhere more inclined to win Pedraza, but he knew that Raimundo could in a moment turn things around.
For me personally, the fight with Beltran would be interesting. This is a boxer who goes and wants to fight, wants to fight, to show the real Boxing. With such interesting boxers to box, with boxers you can uncover.
Pedraza is such an athlete that dries the battle. Davis took care of him without problems, so I doubt that he told me some great difficulties. But, in any case, I’ll prepare for it like a championship fight,” said Lomachenko in an interview with LOMA Official TV.
As reported by the portal Znayu, Lomachenko has headed a rating of the best boxers in the world.
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