There was an unexpected contender for the championship belt, Lomachenko

Появился неожиданный претендент на чемпионский пояс Ломаченко

Champion WBO International lightweight champion Denis Berinchyk (11-0, 7 KO’s) by year-end could become the official Challenger for the world title by the world Boxing organization (WBO).

Currently, this belt owns another Ukrainian Vasyl Lomachenko (13-1, 10 KO’s). This is stated on the official website of the organization.

However, it is not known when it can be arranged this match. At the same time the promoter of the Berinchyk has made a statement about the fight of his ward with Lomachenko. He said Berinchyk will be displayed on the battle for the title of world champion in the lightweight division.

31-year-old Berinchyk a few weeks ago defended the title of WBO International lightweight title in a battle with the Japanese Nihito Arakawa (32-7-2, 18 KO’s).

As for the 31-year-old Lomachenko, in mid-April, he defended the title of world champion under version WBA Super and WBO in a fight with Anthony Crolley (34-7-3). In this battle, the Ukrainian received a hand injury and will be sidelined for several months.

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