Devin Haney Backs Luke Campbell To Trouble Vasily Lomachenko
Devin Haney is hoping to land a title shot soon in his career but right now his thoughts about the upcoming unification fight between Vasiliy Lomachenko and Luke Campbell is all that matters at lightweight.
Haney gave his prediction for the fight which will have the WBA, WBO and WBC lightweight World titles at stake at the O2 Arena on August 31st.
Haney predicts a tough fight and believes Lomachenko can never be victorious against a fighter like Luke Campbell, due to the physical advantages coupled with a his ring IQ.
“I think that is a good fight,” Haney said. “Luke Campbell, he’s tall, he’s long, he can box and he has experience. But Lomachenko is obviously Lomachenko, and everyone has him the favorite to win. I don’t think it’s gonna be as easy as everyone thinks, but I do see Lomachenko being victorious.”
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Lomachenko is seen by bookmarkers as a 16 – 1 favorite despite the home advantage and if that is the case, Lomachenko will have the winner of Haney-Abdullaev which will take place on the 13th of September at the Madison Square Garden.
The No. 2 ranked Devin Haney (22-0, 14 KOs) will fight Russia’s Zaur Abdullaev (11-0, 7 KOs) in a WBC Title Eliminator, which puts the winner next in line for WBC title