Billed as “Checkmate”, May 20’s undisputed lightweight championship bout between defending champion Devin Haney and the challenger Vasiliy Lomachenko is one of the most anticipated boxing bouts so far in 2023.
The massive title fight will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
The undefeated and undisputed 24-year-old Haney puts his WBA (Super), WBC, IBF, WBO, and The Ring lightweight titles on the line against the former unified lightweight champion, and three division world champ, Lomachenko.
Learn more about the boxers below!
Devin Haney record and bio
- Nationality: American
- Age: 24
- Height: 5-8
- Reach: 71 inches
- Total fights: 29
- Record: 29-0 (15 KO’s)
Haney’s fast hands and timing will make him a dangerous threat for Lomachenko.
“I know Lomachenko has an extremely high boxing IQ, and I will show the world on May 20 that I’m the best fighter on the planet,” Haney said about the fight.
Vasiliy Lomachenko record and bio
- Nationality: Ukrainian
- Born: 35
- Height: 5-7
- Reach: 65.5 inches
- Total fights: 19
- Record: 17-2 (11 Ko’s)
The 35-year-old veteran is a briallint technician with flawless footwork that can mean trouble for Haney.
“My goal is to become the undisputed lightweight champion, and Devin Haney is the man with the belts. I respect his boxing IQ and am excited for this challenge,” Lomachenko said about the fight.
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