Pros react after Devin Haney defeats Vasiliy Lomachenko: “This is why I don’t watch boxing anymore”

By Chris Taylor - May 20, 2023

Undisputed lightweight champion Devin Haney put his titles on the line against Vasiliy Lomachenko this evening in Las Vegas.

Devin Haney, Vasiliy Lomachenko, Haney vs. Loma, Boxing, Pros react

Haney (30-0 Boxing) was returning to action for the first time since defeating George Kambosos by unanimous decision in October of last year. ‘The Dream’ was looking to earn his first stoppage victory since 2019 when he stepped into the squared circle at the MGM Grand Garden Arena this evening.

Meanwhile, Vasiliy Lomachenko (17-3 Boxing) entered tonight’s contest sporting a three-fight winning streak, his most recent being a unanimous decision victory over Jamaine Ortiz in October of last year. The former two-time Olympic Gold Medalist and three-division champion was looking to reassert himself as one of boxing’s pound-for-pound best fighters with a win this evening in Sin City.

Tonight’s ‘Haney vs. Lomachenko’ bout proved to be an incredible back and forth fight. Devin Haney seemed to get the better of the judges scorecards in the early rounds, but it was Vasiliy Lomachenko who closed the fight with a pair of dominant frames in rounds ten and eleven. After twelve rounds of high-level boxing action, the contest went to the judges’ scorecards for a decision.

Devin Haney, Vasiliy Lomachenko, Haney vs. Loma, Boxing

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Official Result: Devin Haney def. Vasiliy Lomachenko by unanimous decision (116-112, 115-113 x2)

Check out how the pros reacted to Haney vs. Lomachenko below:

Post-fight reactions to Devin Haney defeating Vasiliy Lomachenko:

Who would you like to see Devin Haney fight next following his victory over Vasiliy Lomachenko this evening in Las Vegas?