Ghanaian boxer Richard Commies, who holds the IBF title at lightweight, admitted that he looked forward to the fight against Vasyl Lomachenko. Boxers can meet in 2020.
On December 14 in new York at Madison Square Garden Comm to defend the belt in a battle with Teofilo Lopez. The winner will meet Lomachenko in a battle for all the belts in the lightweight division. Lomachenko currently holds the WBC, WBA and WBO.
I always want to fight against the best in the world, because I am also one of the best fighters in the world. It is always good to fight against someone who is considered one of the best at the moment. I’m really looking forward to this fight, but I just worry about how to pass Teofilo,
– quotes Richard vRINGe.
Boxers could meet in April
In February 2019, after a convincing victory over ISA Canevin Commies had to fight with Lomachenko, because Ukrainians have long expressed the desire to win the IBF belt. And this fight did not take place because the Commies got a hand injury.
In such circumstances, Lomachenko, alternatively, had a mandatory defense of the WBA title against Anthony crolla. Basil rough knocked out British boxer, but injured his hand. Consequently, the battle with the Commies again were postponed.
Subsequently Commies defended the title, defeating Raymundo Beltran, and Lomachenko has added to his collection, the WBC title. 31 Aug Vasily defeated Luke Campbell.
Now Ukrainian has no plans to assess the match and awaits the winner of the battle of Lopez Comm .
Why Lomachenko wants a bout with Commies
At the moment, Vasyl Lomachenko owns the WBC, WBA and WBO lightweight. To become the undisputed champion of the Ukrainians need to win the IBF title.
In the history of Ukrainian Boxing there was only one absolute champion Oleksandr Usyk. He gathered all the championship belts in the first heavy weight.