Ukrainian Vasyl Lomachenko is unlikely to be in the ring with former world champion in eight weight categories Manny Pacquiao.
This conclusion can be drawn from an interview with the head of the promotion company “Top Rank” Bob Arum, who has previously planned for the end of the year to organize a meeting Lomachenko and Pacquiao. Such a battle could be symbolic of the legendary Manny Pacquiao goes from Boxing, freeing the throne for the ambitious Ukrainians.
Now Arum has written a new script for the Filipino boxer, involving the final PAC-man touring around the world.
“We expect that Manny will hold four fights this year. We have a proposal about the fight in July in Russia, the offer on September in Europe and fight in the U.S. against Terence Crawford in November or December. This will be the last fight Manny,” said Arum in a commentary for the Los Angeles Times.
The next opponent of Pacquiao will be the Australian Jeff horn, and the battle is likely to be held on April 22 in Brisbane (Australia). As for Lomachenko, his next appearance in the ring will be held on April 15. The opponent is still unknown.
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