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Jorge Linares vs Vasyl Lomachenko – What to Expect?

The WBA lightweight champion Jorge Linares will meet on 12 May in New York. The title of Linares will be at the stake of the battle.

Jorge Linares is 32 years old. He is the champion in WBC 2007-2008, WBA, 2008-2009, WBC 2014—2016, WBA 2016, and The Ring 2016. He conducted 47 fights in the professional ring, in 44 of which he celebrated the victory.

In fact, talk about the fight was a long time and even the promoters Linares and Lomachenko agreed on the fight. By the way, Lomachenko said in an interview that, most likely, his next opponent would be Linares. But he confirmed this fight only 2 months before the fight.

On the same day, Lomachenko began preparing for the fight and after one day it became known that the boxers had signed the contract for the fight. Then, a few days later the promoters of Linares announced a fight with a great promo. The price of the fight starts from the 65$.

Immediately after signing the contract, Linares said that the fight with Lomachenko was a gift for him and he also showed the confidence that he had everything for winning. Later his thoughts changed and he wanted to shut Lomachenko.

Vasyl Lomachenko was more modest in his sayings. He expressed hope that the fight with Linares will be very interesting. And then he said that this fight for him is a chance to make a history. Moreover, the fighter said that you can win even losing in size and he plans to spend a few more years in lightweight.

Both fighters didn’t show their training and Linares even laid out only his strength training in social networks.

It is important to note that the boxers will do the doping test before the fight. A lot of fighters use anabolic steroids and other bodybuilding supplements in order to improve their shape and to win. For example, HGH https://anabolicenergy.me/hgh/ is a very popular drug which is used by the professional athletes such as boxers.

As for the predictions for the fight, Lomachenko suggested that the initial rounds will be difficult. And then Jorge can become another boxer who refuses to continue the fight. However, Linares says that this will not happen.

Traditionally, Lomachenko and Linares completed preparations for the fight and went to New York a week before the fight.

We remind that the fight of Linares – Lomachenko will take place on May 12 in New York in the arena of Madison Square Garden.

What are your thoughts about this fight? Who will be the winner?

Joe O'Neill

Reporting on Irish boxing the past five years. Work has appeared on irish-boxing.com, Boxing News, the42.ie, and local and national media. Provide live ringside updates, occasional interviews, and special features on the future of Irish boxing. email: joneill6@tcd.ie