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Lomachenko – Kambosos: boxers showed weight before the fight and had a final duel of glances (video)

ByИван Дунаев

May 11, 2024

 Lomachenko – Kambosos: the boxers showed their weight before the fight and had a final duel of glances (video)

The Ukrainian turned out to be quite a bit heavier than his opponent.

Former world champion in three weight categories Vasily Lomachenko and former absolute world lightweight champion George Kambososwent through the traditional weigh-in procedure on the eve of their title fight.

The Ukrainian turned out to be quite a bit heavier (61.18 kg) than the Australian (60.89 kg). p>

Lomachenko and Kambosos also had a final battle of views. She, like last time,lasted more than three minutes. Neither boxer looked away.

The fight between Lomachenko and Kambosos will take place on May 12in the Australian city of Perth. The vacant IBF lightweight title will be on the line. An online text broadcast of the fight will be available on our website.

Lomachenko last entered the ring on the night of May 21, 2023, when he lost by unanimous decision to American Devin Haney in a fight for the title of absolute world lightweight champion.

At the end of November, Haney decided to change the weight category and vacated all the major lightweight championship belts – WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO.

Kambosos, in his last fight in July 2023, defeated Briton Maxie Hughes to win the IBO minor lightweight title. Before this, the Australian suffered two consecutive defeats from Haney, losing the title of absolute world champion, which he won in November 2021 with a victory over American Teofimo Lopez.

In total, 36-year-old Lomachenko has 17 victories (11 by knockout) and 3 defeats in the professional ring. The 30-year-old Kambosos' track record includes 21 wins (10 by knockout) and 2 losses.

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

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