Vasily Lomachenko’s former opponent received a championship fight in a new division for himself.
Former undisputed lightweight world champion Devin Haney will fight WBC junior welterweight title holder Regis Prograis. The promotion company Matchroom Boxing officially announced the fight of the boxers.
The title fight will take place on December 9 at the Chase Center in San Francisco, California.
— DAZN Boxing (@DAZNBoxing) September 26, 2023
Let’s remember that Haney has already boasted about his boxing achievements, citing a controversial victory in the lightweight division against a Ukrainian boxer.
“I’ve been fighting Lomachenko and Prograis for a year. Who else has the ability to do this?” Haney was quoted as saying by Boxingnews 24.
We remind you that the next opponent of Vasily Lomachenko was identified earlier.
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