Pedraza made a loud statement before the fight with Lomachenko

Педраса выступил с громким заявлением перед боем с Ломаченко

Saturday, December 8, in new York held a unification fight for the champion titles WBO and WBA lightweight title between the Ukrainian Vasyl Lomachenko (11 wins, 9 of them by Ko, 1 defeat) and Jose Pedrosoi from Puerto Rico (25 wins, 12 by Ko, 1 defeat).


The opponent of our boxer, though, and is an obvious outsider upcoming match according to the quotations of the bookmakers, made a bold statement. “I’m bigger than (the growth of the Puerto Rican 174 cm, the Ukrainian — 170 cm, under arm span 179 cm to 166 cm not in favor of Basil. — AVT.), and I have all the skills to beat Lomachenko. My goal is to impose his fighting style, stick to a comfortable distance and to cause a huge number of strikes. I knock Basil, take zone in Puerto Rico and will give a feast to all his countrymen“, — quotes the edition Pedraza Boxing Scene.

But the mood Lomachenko before Saturday’s fight raised the chief editor of the Ring magazine Douglas Fisher, who met with our compatriot, and handed the belt awarded to Basil as the best boxer of 2017, regardless of weight class. It is noteworthy that at the moment Ukrainian heads a similar rating and at the end of 2018, with good chances to win the honorary award for the second year in a row.


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