Vasiliy Lomachenko (14-1, 10 KO’s) returns this Saturday against Teofimo López (15-0, 12 KO’s) in a unification showdown that will be a great matchup.
“I feel great. I can’t wait for Saturday night. I have a goal, I have a dream and he holds the IBF title. I need this belt. Saturday I will take his belt. We will see what he has, we always come prepared,“ said Lomachenko.
“I feel good about my age. I’m just 32 years old. Who made the rules about age in boxing? I still feel great. He has a good punch, speed, and good IQ. He’s young and hungry. We will see. I heard this before from a lot of boxers that they will beat me or knock me out. In the ring they forget about their words and promises. For me, it’s just trash talk. We will see what happens in the ring,” Lomachenko said. “Back home we don’t have strict laws. Here in the States they are strict. If you insult somebody back home (in Ukraine) someone can confront you and fight you and there are no laws. He wouldn’t be talking that much. But he can talk all he wants. I will do the talking in the ring.
“When I became a professional fighter. All I wanted to do is fight the best fighters. Right now I have a top fighter in front of me. I want to improve and do this for my legacy, I can’t compare this fight to any fight I’ve had. He is a tough fighter. It won’t be an easy fight. We will see.”
Venue: MGM Grand Bubble in Las Vegas live on ESPN.
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