Team Lomachenko appealing decision for controversial loss to Devin Haney

By Robert Segal: Vasyl Lomachenko’s supervisor Egis Klimas says they’re planning on appealing the decision for Loma’s loss to the Nevada State Athletic Fee after his questionable defeat by the hands of undisputed light-weight champion Devin ‘The Dream’ Haney final Saturday night time on the MGM Grand Backyard Enviornment in Las Vegas.

Klimas says it was theft in broad daylight, with the judges giving Haney (30-0, 15 KOs) a twelve spherical unanimous decision by the scores 115-113, 115-113, and 116-112.

Within the aftermath of the competition, there’s been an enormous uproar over the result, as boxing followers really feel collectively that Lomachenko ought to have been given the victory, not Haney.

Klimas admits that he’ll “seemingly’ fail at getting the outcomes of the Hany vs. Lomachenko struggle overturned, however he’s bought to not less than strive.

If it doesn’t get overturned, Haney will ceaselessly be considered as having a tainted win, related to Canelo Alvarez’z first two contests towards Gennadiy Golovkin.

The place it might affect Las Vegas is the place fighters could select to keep away from preventing in that metropolis, wanting to preserve from getting related therapy from the judges.

“That is the largest theft in the course of the day. For the opposite crew, Christmas got here in the summertime, and we’re not going to let it go. I assure that we’re going to protest. I assure we’re going to enchantment that decision,” mentioned Lomachenko’s supervisor Egis Klimas on the post-fight press convention after Loma’s loss to Devin Haney.

“Anyone wants to finish this injustice. These judges’ scoring is totally insane, and they don’t perceive that these fighters are working onerous to get into a spot. To be robbed like that isn’t acceptable.

“I assure we’re not going to let it go. We’re going to purpose the best way to the top to enchantment, and possibly we’re not going to win. Perhaps it’s going to be as it’s. Most probably, it’s going to be, however we would like to present that it has to be justice,” mentioned Klimas.

Jorge Linares says Lomachenko was robbed

“It was a giant theft. Be careful for your pockets, your watch, and every part,” mentioned Jorge Linares to Combat Hub TV when requested about his ideas on the Haney – Lomachenko consequence.

“Actually, I had Loma by two factors. 112-116, what s**t was that? It was silly, however that’s what we see proper now in boxing,” mentioned Linares referring to choose David Moretti, who scored it 116-112 for Haney.


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