The WBC has given the “green light” the championship battle Lomachenko with Briton Campbell

WBC дал "зеленый свет" чемпионскому бою Ломаченко с британцем Кэмпбеллом

Team Lomachenko and Campbell was ordered to negotiate a fight.

The Ukrainian world champion in the WBA and WBO lightweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko will have the opportunity to win the third of four titles in its category.

World Boxing Council (WBC) on Tuesday, may 7, announced that it has accepted the request of Vasyl Lomachenko to allow him to fight for the vacant belt lightweight title against mandatory Challenger for the title, and the first number of the rating of Briton Luke Campbell. The WBC has already ordered the team to start negotiations on the fight, which will probably be held in September.


WBC Lightweight Status

Luke Campbell will face Vasiliy Lomachenko with the vacant WBC lightweight championship on the line.

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— World Boxing Council (@WBCBoxing) on 7 may 2019.


In addition, the WBC announced a tournament that will determine the mandatory Challenger for the winner of the battle Lomachenko-Campbell. In the semi-finals should meet Abdullaev Zaur (Russia) and Devin Hani (USA) and Teofilo Lopez (USA) and Javier Fortuna (Dominican Republic). The winners fighting each other for the status of official Challenger for the world title.

Recall another title at lightweight – IBF – is in the hands of the Ghanaian champion Richard Comm.

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