April 13, early in the morning on the Kiev time, Vasyl Lomachenko will have his first title defense of world champion under version WBO in the lightweight division. Also at stake in the match that will take place in the United States, will be the WBA Super belt. Rival Ukrainian will be the Brit Anthony crolla, nicknamed a Million dollars.
By the way, according to rumors, the fight Lomachenko has received a more substantial fee – $ 2.2 million.
The chances of Anthony to win a very modest – only 5% according to experts Parimatch. The analysts give Lomachenko 97% that he will get an early victory.
No doubt about the success of Basil and star Ukrainian wrestler and Olympic medalist, Jean Beleniuk. The day before he took part in the training Lomachenko and was uploaded on the video page a little friendly sparring. He noted that Kroll will look like in the ring with Lomachenko as much sense as Beleniuk. However, Jean also hinted that he plans to improve his Boxing skills. Recall that it has long been rumored that soon Beleniuk can go in MMA.
Despite the track record of Lomachenko and Kroll, it is striking that Anthony spent a lot more fights (43: 13). Although the British only a year older than Basil. Anthony began his professional Boxing career seven years earlier, John in this time, too, time is not lost. On account of his victories at two Olympic games and world Championships, and European Championships. Lomachenko only one defeat and nine wins by knockout. Whereas Kroll was finished ahead of schedule the duels only 13 times. The British of his 43 fights 34 wins, six defeats and three draws.
Anthony previously owned the WBA title, but lost it to Jorge Linares. Kroll also lost to the boxer from Venezuela in the match-a revenge. Linares was able to spend two protection championship belt, and then less than a year ago was knocked out by Vasyl Lomachenko.