Vasyl Lomachenko finally learned the date of the battle with Teofilo lópez, Elina Svitolina and could miss the US Open. The main sports news for July 6 – read digest Sport 24.
Date of the battle Lomachenko – Lopez
The fight between Vasyl Lomachenko and Teofilo Lopez officially confirmed. The meeting will take place in September 2020. It is reported by the WBC.
Boxers will meet in a duel for the title of absolute world champion in the lightweight division.
At stake the match will stand the WBC, WBA, WBO owned by Lomachenko, the belt IBF, which belongs to Lopez.
The exact date of the fight the bout between Lomachenko and Lopez, which was to be held on may 30, the WBC has not yet been reported. Also it is not known where the meeting goes.
For both boxers, which cooperate with the promotion company Top Rank, it is the first fight in 2020.
Svitolina could miss US Open
The best tennis player of Ukrainian Elina Svitolina may miss the U.S. Open (US Open). The fifth racket of the world admitted that they had not yet taken a decision to participate in the US Open because of a coronavirus.
Ukrainian tennis player worries about the number of patients with coronavirus in the United States.
As of 6 July in the United States COVID-19 found 2 888 729 people. For this indicator, the USA, the leaders in the world.
Now I continue to monitor the situation in the U.S. and what can be the risks. When you see data on the number of infected people in the USA, it becomes a little scary
– said the Ukrainian.
Despite the stabilization of the situation in new York, Elina believes that the position of other States weakens the whole country.
“And anyway, there are still many uncertainties about the glasses in the ranking, about the conditions of stay, tests. It’s hard to imagine,” – said Ukrainian.
Elina questioned the justice to hold the tournament, because not all have the opportunity to leave their countries.
“Yes, in General all very confusing. In principle, I’ll decide at the last moment”, – concluded Svitolina.
The Governor of the state of new York Andrew Cuomo announced that the US Open will be held as scheduled from 31 August to 13 September. The tournament will be held without spectators.
Derevyanchenko will hold a championship fight
Ukrainian boxer Middleweight Sergey Derevyanchenko in the fall will fight for the title. The Ukrainians will get a chance to win the WBC or WBA.
According to Boxing Scene, Derevyanchenko can fight against the WBC Middleweight Champ Carmella Charlo.
Ukrainian is on the first line of the rating of the WBC. Battle Derevyanchenko – Charlo can go in September or October.
The team of American called Sergei favorite for the fight.
Also Sergey can to fight against the famous Mexican boxer Soulja Alvarez.
The fight could go 12 September due to the failure of world champion in the super Middleweight weight Billy Joe Saunders to accept that date for a fight with Mexican.
The fight Canelo – Derevyanchenko can pass in the super Middleweight division.
Previously it was reported that the parties are negotiating the fight. However, Canelo has denied the information.
In Russia detained Ukrainian ex-footballer
In Russia have detained a former Ukrainian footballer Vasyl Vasylenko. The accused was arrested in Moscow for alleged spying for Ukraine.
He was detained by employees of FSB of Russia.
It is reported that FSB officers allegedly found involvement of Vasilenko to espionage in favor of Ukraine. The publication, citing a source in law enforcement bodies reports that the accused was arrested in Moscow.
“Employees of FSB of Russia with the participation of the Russian law enforcement bodies have established the involvement of the citizen of Ukraine Vasilenko Vasily Ivanovich to commit a crime under article 276 of the criminal code of Russian Federation (“Espionage”). He is charged, he is in one of the Metropolitan detention center,” – said the Agency interlocutor.
Other details yet aren’t reported.
What about Vasilenko?
Ukrainian 52. He played as a defender from 1992 to 2001 Ukrainian clubs “Tavria” (Novotroitsk), “torpedo” (Melitopol) and “Friendship” (Berdyansk).
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