Unified lightweight world champion Ukrainian Vasiliy Lomachenko and former WBA lightweight champion Anthony Crolla addressed the press on Wednesday, in Los Angeles, ahead of their fight to dispute the Ukrainian's WBA and WBO titles.
Lomachenko criticized his opponent's style saying that it «is very very defensive and I think that for American fans it will not be very interesting».
The 31-year... Еще-old went on saying that the English boxer «waits for your mistake so I have my strategy so it will be very hard because I always, every round I will need to find the key for his defence».
The Ukrainian assured to be «very close» to his dream of all 135-pound titles unification, recognized that his next goal is International Boxing Federation Lightweight World Champion Ghanian Richard Commey and said that a potential fight against multiple world champion in four weight classes Mikey Garcia depended on the Mexican athlete.
Corolla said that he «cannot wait for this challenge» and assured to be «without doubt in the best shape of my life physically and mentally». The fight between the Ukrainian and the English boxer, also known as Million Dolla, is set to take place in April 12 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.