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Vasiliy Lomachenko ‘agrees to fight George Kambosos Jr in Australia’ dashing hopes of undisputed clash with Devin Haney

, Vasiliy Lomachenko ‘agrees to fight George Kambosos Jr in Australia’ dashing hopes of undisputed clash with Devin Haney

LIGHTWEIGHT champion George Kambosos Jr is reportedly set for a June bout against Ukrainian superstar Vasiliy Lomachenko.

The Australian currently holds four out of the five major belts in the lightweight division and is due to defend his titles on home soil in June.

George Kambosos is set to defend his titles against Ukrainian superstar Vasiliy Lomachenko in June
Lomachenko has reportedly ‘agreed’ to fight Kambosos – who will be making the first defence of his titles

And ESPN claim former three-division champ Lomachenko, 34, has already agreed to the fight.

However Kambosos himself is yet to give the green light.

The Marvel Stadium in Melbourne has been booked for June 5, but Kambosos, 28, is yet to decide on an opponent.

Should he agree to fight Lomachenko, that would scupper hopes of an undisputed meeting with WBC champ Devin Haney.

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Although American hard-hitter Haney is still claimed to be ‘in contention’ for the June 5 clash, with Kambosos yet to make a decision on who he comes to blows with.

Haney has called for an undisputed title decider.


, Vasiliy Lomachenko ‘agrees to fight George Kambosos Jr in Australia’ dashing hopes of undisputed clash with Devin Haney

Haney is also ‘in contention’ to fight Kambosos in what would be an undisputed bout

While another potential avenue for Kambosos is to take on Gervonta Davis.

Reports suggest Kambosos could be ordered to fight Davis by the WBA in a bid to merge their two titles together.

Kambosos scored the WBA, IBF, WBO and The Ring lightweight titles in November following a stunning upset win over Teofimo Lopez.

And he was ringside for Haney’s win over Joseph Diaz Jr. in December amid rumours of an undisputed fight.

Lomachenko meanwhile was also in action in December, outpointing Richard Commey to keep his name in the hat for a title shot.

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Lomachenko originally lost the belts now in Kambosos’ possession in October 2020 via a unanimous points decision loss to Lopez.

But with Lomachenko now agreeing to fight Kambosos, the two-time Olympic gold medallist could find himself with a chance to regain the titles he first won way back in 2018.



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