Shakur Stevenson says Lomachenko was robbed, wants Haney
By Daddy: Shakur Stevenson says Vasyl Lomachenko was a sufferer of a “theft” on Saturday evening in his title problem in opposition to undisputed light-weight champion Devin Haney on the MGM Grand Backyard Enviornment in Las Vegas.
Stevenson states that he had Lomachenko (17-3, 11 KOs) successful 8-4 and sees the choice as a pure “theft.” The judges gave it to Haney 116-112, 115-113, and 115-113.
Haney ran out of the ring
Shakur didn’t like how Haney fled the ring after saying a couple of phrases to ESPN after the scores have been introduced. Stevenson feels that Haney ought to have caught round and confronted the music.
The followers have been booing Haney like loopy after the competition, they usually continued to boo him as he ran out of the ring to his dressing room.
#1 WBC-ranked Stevenson says he wants to struggle Haney and says it wouldn’t be aggressive in any respect. It’s unclear whether or not Haney will keep at 135.
After the struggle, Haney complained about it being troublesome to make 135, and that may transfer up. He additionally stated he might keep at 135 for fights in opposition to Gervonta Davis and Shakur.
“Lomachenko gained. I had it 8-4 Lomachenko,” stated Shakur Stevenson to Fighthype, moments after Devin Haney’s controversial twelve spherical unanimous resolution over Vasyl Lomachenko on Saturday evening.
“He [Haney] stated one thing after which ran out of the ring in some bizarre stuff. I do know Dev. He’s more durable than that. He ought to have stayed there and confronted the music.
Lomachenko was robbed
“8-4 Lomachenko. Nah, I believed it was a theft, as a result of Lomachenko gained,” stated Shakur when requested if it was a ‘shut struggle.’
“I’m not even going to provide y’all the key. I’m going to carry onto the key,” stated Stevenson when requested what he noticed in Haney’s efficiency that he felt he might capitalize on.
“I don’t suppose it’s aggressive in any respect,” stated Shakur a few struggle between him and Haney.
There’s not a lot Lomachenko can do about his loss. As Loma stated this week, this was his “final probability” to attempt to change into undisputed light-weight champion, and he got here up empty. Haney will most actually NOT give Lomachenko a rematch.
If Haney stays at 135, it’ll be to struggle Stevenson or Tank Davis. Apart from these two, there’s nobody else that Haneey will struggle earlier than he vacates his 4 light-weight belts and strikes up.
Lomachenko ought to take into consideration shifting again all the way down to 130 or 126 as a result of he can solely hope for an opportunity to struggle for considered one of Haney’s 4 belts as soon as he vacates.