Has not yet passed a unification bout in the lightweight division for the title of champion WBA and WBO between the Ukrainian Vasyl Lomachenko (11 wins, 9 of them by Ko, 1 defeat) and Jose Pedrosoi from Puerto Rico (25 wins, 12 of them by knockout, 1 loss), and journalists are discussing the possibility of the future of the fight of our compatriot with the legendary Filipino Manny Pacquiao (60 victories, 39 of them by knockout, 7 losses, 2 draws).
“I have great respect for Pacquiao, just don’t want to make a name for himself that won the old legend. I have my own way. There are many rivals that you can get in the ring. Pacquiao old, his career has actually been completed. I don’t want to become a Boxing legend only through a battle with him, “said Basil at a press conference dedicated to the encounter with Pedrosoi.
I should add that Lomachenko at the moment stands in the light weight category (61,235 kg), while Pacquiao fights at Welterweight (up to 66,678). In the June of 2018 well-known promoter Bob Arum said that Manny wants to fight with Ukrainian in the lightweight division.
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