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Lomachenko eager to get all champion titles in lightweight division

Source : 112 Ukraine

After the bout with Jose Pedraza, the Ukrainian wants to fight Mikey Garcia
13:06, 28 September 2018

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Ukrainian boxer Vasyl Lomachenko shared his plans after the fight with Jose Pedraza, slated for early December. The WBA lightweight champion of the world said he would like to face Mikey Garcia next, as The Independent quoted him

'I think it will be Mikey Garcia because he has two titles and the winner takes it all', he told the outlet. 'Now, I stop at 135lbs and after a couple of years I go up to 140. It depends on how I feel and my size. Nobody knows what will happen over the years, maybe I could even go down'.

Beating Garcia who has not yet succumbed will bring Lomachenko all champion titles in the lightweight division.

Vasyl Lomachenko, the WBA lightweight champion of the world will stand against Jose Pedraza, the current holder of WBO champion title. Top Rank Boxing reported this on Wednesday. The Ukrainian and his Puerto-Rican opponent will take it to the ring on December 8, which is now the official date of the bout.

The place of the forthcoming venue is New York's Madison Square Garden. It will be Lomachenko's fourth fight on this arena; in the previous three events, he defeated Roman Martinez, Guillermo Rigondeaux, and Jorge Linares.

Related: Lomachenko to fight Pedraza on December 8

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