Devin Haney On Vasiliy Lomachenko: “There’s Completely different Methods That He Can Be Beat |

Posted on 03/16/2021

By: Hans Themistode

Devin Haney hasn’t signed his identify to any contracts simply but, however he is aware of a showdown towards former a number of division champion Jorge Linares is most probably subsequent for him.

At present, each side are locked in negotiations with Might being floated round because the goal date. With Haney’s resume shallow when it comes to elite-level opponents, the WBC light-weight titlist has welcomed a showdown towards Linares with open arms. However whereas he’s locked in on the previous champion, he’s nonetheless holding out hope {that a} sure Ukrainian sneaks in by means of the backdoor.

“Jorge Linares is the frontrunner,” mentioned Haney throughout an interview with FightHype. “However I’m nonetheless wanting ahead to hopefully making a struggle with Loma (Lomachenko).”

Over the previous few weeks, each Haney and Lomachenko have thrown jabs at each other over social media. Though it’s unlikely, each side have agreed to take one another on in Might. But, they seem like heading in reverse instructions.

Haney (25-0, 15 KOs), as beforehand talked about, is deep in negotiations with Linares. As for Lomachenko, promoter Bob Arum not too long ago claimed that he’s all in favour of matching him up towards Masayoshi Nakatani.

Haney although, is hoping that they may merely struggle one another as an alternative. Whereas his curiosity in dealing with Lomachenko has considerably waned because the Ukrainians defeat by the hands of Teofimo Lopez just some months in the past, Haney nonetheless believes {that a} showdown between them could be nothing wanting box-office.

“I’m comfortable that he lastly acknowledged me and all in favour of combating me. It sucks that now it comes after he takes a loss. I’d somewhat it occur when he was on prime however on the finish of the day, a struggle with Loma would nonetheless be big and a struggle that I’d welcome.”

Lomachenko, 33, was completely outboxed when he was final seen within the ring towards Lopez. On the time, most pegged him as the perfect fighter on the earth. Quick ahead to as we speak nevertheless, and Lomachenko is making an attempt to restore his as soon as unbeatable picture.

For what it’s price, Haney nonetheless has an amazing quantity of respect for the previous two-time Olympic Gold Medalist. However with now two losses straddled to his docket, Haney views him as weak. At one level, there was seemingly just one sport plan to defeat him. In 2014 in solely his second professional struggle, former world champion Orlando Salido handed Lomachenko the primary lack of his profession.

The artful veteran pulled out each trick within the ebook, together with what many felt was a number of soiled ones as he roughed up Lomachenko (14-2, 10 KOs) on his technique to the victory. Now, with Lopez offering a unique sport plan to beating him, Haney believes the ebook on beating Lomachenko is out for your complete public to see.

“Teofimo did lay one other blueprint on easy methods to beat Loma. It simply reveals that there’s completely different ways in which he could be beat.”

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