Monday, May 29, 2023

What’s next for Devin Haney after controversial win over Vasyl Lomachenko?

Las vegas – hand of Devin Haney Raised for the 30th time in 30 fights, but replaced by the usual cheers boos Many of the 14,436 in attendance Saturday at the packed MGM Grand Garden Arena.

after all, Vasyl Lomachenko Delivered the most striking combination, especially towards the end of the fight, giving fans the impression that he had won the undisputed Lightweight Championship henny, however, it was henny (30-0, 15 KOs) who won with the power of his accurate body punches and right hands that left the left side of his face red. lomachenko,

“People can say what they want to say, the judges gave a unanimous decision,” he declared. henny, “What matters are the judges. Every judge was on the same page.”

Devin Haney didn’t satisfy his critics after his controversial win over Vasyl Lomachenko.Getty Images

In fact, henny answered the challenge of lomachenko in the toughest fight of his career with Score of 115-113, 116-112 and 115-113, 24 year old boxer lomachenko To win the final round on all three cards, the difference between a win and a draw.

and when lomachenko (17-3, 11 knockouts) was able to close the gap early in the bout, henny He was able to land him with an excellent jab and a right hand to the body.

“The body work won me the fight, so I knew I had to bet on the body,” he said. henny No. 10 fighter in the pound-for-pound rankings ESPN, “We watched a lot of videos of Loma, he’s not the biggest fan of body shots, so we stuck to the plan of getting him down.

“He had some good moments during the round, but he wasn’t finishing the round strong because we hit the body.”

henny He did not show much interest in a rematch after the fight, saying that he proved against the future Hall of Famer that he is the best at 135 pounds. henny He said he may fight at 140 pounds and see how he feels before making a decision on his four 135-pound titles, but he may move on to lightweight for good.

“It is not easy for me to lose weight at 135, it takes a lot of discipline,” he said. henny, “I’m too big for the weight. I’ve been 135 since I was 16.”

henny, who has never signed a long-term promotional contract, is once again a free agent, which gives him the flexibility he craves. If he wants to stay with the top rank, he can focus on the winner of the June 10 lightweight title fight between Josh Taylor and Teofimo Lopez Jr. If not, a fight against Shakur Stevenson – who faced henny in the ring and said lomachenko deserved to win henny– may be of extreme interest.

best fight available for henny Gervonta Davis is with PBC. henny With his former promoter Eddie Hearn looking for a fight at 140 pounds with Regis Progress and Jack Cattrall who are with Matchroom.

henny You shouldn’t have to prove yourself at this point. But after the way it was seen, doubt remained lomachenko At age 35 — after a disappointing performance against underdog Jamen Ortiz — and with particular conviction lomachenko About this henny With a spectacular flurry of explosions in the final stages.

even though lomachenko While his dream of becoming the undisputed champion did not materialize, he proved without a doubt that he is still one of the best fighters in the world. It is unclear who his next opponent will be, but whether it is Stevenson, Davis or another top-tier lightweight, lomachenko He would clearly threaten to win any of those matchups.

lomachenko Almost beat out Lopez with a torn rotator cuff, but said before the fight henny that he is completely healthy. A lomachenko 100 percent dangerous to anyone. top rank stevenson and promotes both lomachenko So if neither of the two are facing off then it is a natural matchup henny Later

lomachenko, the two-time Olympic gold medalist from Ukraine, leaves as the passionate favorite and with a new lease on life. but it is henny Which goes after a win with titles that undoubtedly deserved to go to greater heights.

“One star goes out and another shines,” said the father and teacher of henny Bill henny, “I am pleased to say that the king of boxing Devin henny, In the words of Teddy Atlas, who once told Timothy Bradley, ‘You have to be a firefighter, you have to go through fire,’ and that’s what he did. Devin,

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