World Boxing organization (WBO) announced the cancellation of the “tournament of the four candidates”, the winner would have the right to fight with Ukrainian Vasyl Lomachenko (14-1, 10 KOs) for the world title belt. Another Ukrainian Denis Berinchyk wanted as quickly as possible to meet with a countryman in the ring.
It is reported by BoxingScene. The tournament was expected the participation of Denis Berinchyk, Emmanuel Tagoe and two boxers with a high rating (one of the options was Felix Verdejo).
The dream is deferred
The main reason for the cancellation of the tournament – pandemic coronavirus, part of the boxers can not fly in USA because of the restrictions.
First, the WBO has announced the qualifying battle Emanuele Tahoe (31-1, 15 KOs) against American Ryan Garcia, but after the failure of his last was to replace Denis Berinchyk (13-0, 7 KO’s).
Add that Vasyl Lomachenko to the end of the year to make a fight with IBF champion Teofilo Lopez (15-0, 12 KO’s).
Berinchyk – Lomachenko
Berinchyk admitted how realistic are the chances of his bout against the world champion of WBA, WBC and WBO Vasyl Lomachenko.
The fighters one weight class. According to Denis, if he is able to play successfully and move up in the rankings, then he will be a direct Challenger to fight Lomachenko.
Now still early to speak about this encounter between Ukrainians. For this Berinchyk have about 3-4 fights a year or more time. If Lomachenko will be the undisputed champion, then it will take even more time.
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