Ukraine's Vasyl Lomachenko received another prestigious award as the recognized world champion. According to the official portal of the WBC, he is now the World Boxing Franchise Champion.
The WBC announced its decision at the 57th annual Convention.
"An Olympic Gold Medal, a world champion in only his second pro fight. Now world crowns in three weight divisions, the southpaw genius dazzles with his speed, precision and sheer brilliance. He specifically requested to fight for the vacant WBC lightweight belt and won it in great style", the WBC posted on its official website.
Upon the awards ceremony, Vasyl shared with the press about the way it felt to get this title. According to him, it was his childhood's dream to win both WBC belts, the green and the gold one. "Now, it's come true", he said.