• 23/06/2024 20:20

“He has an IQ like Einstein”: Kambosos praised Lomachenko before the title fight

ByИван Дунаев

May 7, 2024

The Australian shared his thoughts about his future opponent.

Former undisputed world lightweight champion George Kambosos spoke about the upcoming fightwith ex-world champion in three weight categories Vasiliy Lomachenko.

The Australian highly praised his Ukrainian opponent, calling him “the Albert Einstein of boxing.”

“U He has the IQ of the Albert Einstein of boxing. Lomachenko still has a lot left in him. But I don't believe he still has that evil dog in him. I doubt he wants to win as much as I do now.

You should never look down on a guy like Lomachenko. I would be the biggest idiot if I did that. Lomachenko is a great fighter, he's a guy we respect a lot. We are preparing for the best version of Lomachenko. As soon as the gong rings, there will be no more respect, it’s time to do the job,” Kambosos said.

The Lomachenko-Kambosos fight will take place on May 12in the Australian city of Perth. What will be on the line is vacant IBF lightweight title.

Lomachenko last entered the ring on the night of May 21, 2023, when he lost by unanimous decision to American Devin Haney in the fight for the title of absolute world champion in the lightweight category, the 36-year-old native of Belgorod-Dnistrovsky has 17 victories (11 by knockout) and 3 defeats in the professional ring.

Kambosos, in his last fight in July 2023, defeated the British Maxie Hughes, winning a minor title. IBO lightweight title. The 30-year-old Australian’s track record includes 21 victories (10 by knockout) and 2 defeats.

It was previously reported that Lomachenko made a statement about a possible retirement.

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