The world champion under versions WBA and WBO lightweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko (12-1, 9 KOs) on April 12, will fight against mandatory Challenger for the WBA line Briton Anthony Kroll (34-6-3, 13 KO’s).
The battle Lomachenko – Kroll on 12 April
Kroll shared expectations of the upcoming fight, and admitted that it will be a difficult battle.
“This fight will be very heavy. I’m not stupid and know this is a very difficult fight. I have close to no skills like Lomachenko. He is doing almost everything better than me. I will step into the ring with one of the best fighters in the world. But I can say that I am not afraid” – words peredaet Kroll BoxingScene.
Kroll also shared his expectations from the fight with Lomachenko, amateurasses that it was difficult to find suitable sparring partners.
“I sure picked the right time to fight with Lomachenko. In the battle with Pedrosoi he missed more than usual. Generally Lomachenko fought with boxers who have different styles in the ring. That I am now about Pedras and Linares. But it can only help me. I think that in the day of battle I’ll be physically bigger and will try to use its benefits.
For this fight proved difficult to find suitable sparring partner. Here you can’t just call 5-8 left handed, because Lomachenko is doing what no other” – the words Kroll Behind The Gloves.
The battle Lomachenko – Kroll will be held at staples center (Staples Center) in Los Angeles, California. Stream evening of Boxing will be live on ESPN+.
“Lomachenko will fulfill its obligation to the WBA, fought with Anthony Crolley in the next fight,” – said Vice-President of Top Rank’s Carl Moretti.
As reported Znayu, Lomachenko suddenly talking about retirement.
We will remind, Vasyl Lomachenko won the fight against Puerto Rican Jose Pedraza via unanimous decision and unified the championship belts in the WBA and WBO lightweight. The battle took place on 8 December 2018.
Watch the full video of the battle Lomachenko – Pedraza:
The battle Lomachenko – Pedraza lasted all 12 rounds.
Evaluation of judges – 119:107 and 117:109 and 117:109 in favor of Lomachenko.
“I want two more belts and maybe next year we can make a fight with Mikey Garcia.”#LomaPedraza pic.twitter.com/EyUJJfMHOo
— Top Rank Boxing (@trboxing) February 9, 2018
As reported by the portal Znaia the expert said the main threat to Vasyl Lomachenko.