WBA, WBO, WBC and The Ring lightweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko is expected to get the highest payday of his career for a unification bout against Teofimo Lopez, Mixsport.pro reports.
According to the outlet, the Ukrainian boxer will receive 4,5 million dollars. His American counterpart will also get the biggest fee of his professional career – 2,5 million dollars.
Lomachenko’s bout against Lopez is expected to take place on May 30, 2020. There has been no official announcement yet.
As we reported earlier, Jorge Linares, former WBA and The Ring lightweight champion, is willing to avenge his loss to Vasyl Lomachenko.
After making a successful comeback to 135-pound weight division, the Venezuelan boxer believes that another chance at beating Loma will eventually come.
"Yes, maybe one day. I have a good relationship with Lomachenko. The last time I saw him was at the WBO Congress in Japan. And he also wants this fight. But now I am a little lower in the rankings, and he is on top. So I need to go up. And I had a terrific bout today. Maybe in the next fight, maybe this year, maybe next year, but I am ready for this," Linares stated.