Devin Haney-Vasily Lomachenko Boxing Live Results and Analysis

Devin Haney defends the undisputed lightweight title against former unified lightweight champion Vasily Lomachenko in the main event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.ESPN+ PPV at 10pm ETwith an undercard at 8pm ET on ESPN and an early prelim at 6pm ET on ESPN+).

The 24-year-old Haney (29-0, 15 KOs), who unified the four major belts by defeating George Kambosos Jr. He beat Kambosos by decision. Haney is one of the best fighters under the age of 25, currently ranked No. 10 on ESPN’s pound-for-pound rankings and a favorite (-280) according to Caesars Sportsbook.

“I’ve been calling this fight out for four years,” Haney said at his final press conference on Wednesday. “But the time has finally come. Hats off to him. I respect everything he’s done. I respect his decision to stay and defend the country. It made me go to Australia.” He gave me a chance, so it was only natural.” I give him a shot too. “

On a three-game winning streak since losing the IBF, WBO and WBA lightweight titles to Teofimo Lopez Jr. in October 2020, the 35-year-old Lomachenko (17-2, 11 KOs) is ready for that chance. He said he was.

“The camp was hard as usual…” said Lomachenko. “That’s what motivated me, because I understand that this is my last chance to be undisputed, so I pushed myself in every training session.”

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