Photo: Watch online the battle Lomachenko – Kroll

Where and what time will start the encounter Vasyl Lomachenko with Briton Anthony Crolley? The last battles and won the titles of boxers.

The duel between Ukrainian and British boxers-the lightweights will be held on Saturday, 13 April 2019, on the famous Staples Center in the U.S. Los Angeles. At stake in the fight Vasyl Lomachenko/Anthony Kroll championship belts in the WBA and WBO, as well as the title of Ring magazine, which owns the Ukrainian athlete.

Text online broadcast of the battle Lomachenko – Kroll will start at 06:00 Kyiv time on our website

For Lomachenko it will be the 14th bout. In December, the Ukrainian defeated Puerto Rican Jose Pedraza on points. Rival Lomachenko is more experienced, after all, have been on the ring for the 43rd match, of which lost only 6. In November last year, Kroll also points defeated Indonesian Daud Jordan.

Where to watch the Lomachenko fight

In Ukraine, the fight officially shows the TV channel “inter”. Broadcast of the match will begin on 13 April, at 6: 00 Kyiv time.

Vasyl Lomachenko and his path to the championship

Vasyl Lomachenko – Kroll / photo:

31-the summer inhabitant of Odessa has twice won the Olympic games in 2008 and 2012. Started Boxing at age 6, and his first professional tournament win at the age of 16. Lomachenko is the champion of Ukraine and Europe, twice climbed the highest step of the podium at the world Championships. Acted in a Featherweight, second Featherweight at the moment is considered the boxer in the light weight category up to 61,24 kg.

Since 2013, Lomachenko appears in professional Boxing, until this year fought among the semi-professionals. Career began to develop after moving to the United States. With Lomachenko to build a career in America left and other Ukrainian Alexander Usik.

The first fights Lomachenko for the high rating was with the Puerto Rican Oquendo, Mexican Salido (the only defeat in his career) and American Gary Russell. 2016 competed in Featherweight, won titled: Roman Martinez, Nicholas Walters, Jason Suck, Miguel Marriaga, Guillermo Rigondeaux.

Last year Vasyl Lomachenko moved into the light weight category, had two fights: with Venezuelan Jorge Linares and Jose Pedrosoi.

By the end of 2018 Vasyl Lomachenko became the first in the ranking of the best boxers in the world according to portal Boxingtalk.

Known global goal Vasyl Lomachenko: the unification of all four belts. It to her he will seek in the near future.

Anthony crolla: familiarity with the athlete

Anthony Kroll Lomachenko / photo:

The British boxer-professional for 32 years. Was the world champion under version WBA in the lightweight division in 2015-2016. Held 43 of the bout, 34 of them won by knockout.

Kroll speaks at the professional ring since 2006, but the first major victory happened in 2010. He became the champion of England’s version of the BBBofC, and in 2011 won the title of champion of great Britain.

In 2012 took place the battle Kroll with Derry Matthews, in which he lost by knockout. In the same year, Kroll was sensationally won by Kieran Farrell, who before had 14 fights in all, he won. A rematch Kroll and Derry Matthews in 2013, the winner is not revealed. But the former world champion Gavin Rees Kroll won.

In 2014, the British boxer had a fun match against Mexican Gamaliel Diaz, and in 2015, double-boxed with the Colombian Dailyom Peres. If the first fight ended in a draw, the second Kroll opponent knocked out. This victory allowed the British to seize the belt of the champion under version WBA.

Defended his title Kroll in 2016. The belt was claimed by the Venezuelan Ismael Barroso, but lost.

Rivals prepare for battle, forecasts

Fight Lomachenko / photo:

The last fights of both fighters performed at the end of last year. Initially, after defeating Jose Pedrosoi, Vasyl Lomachenko hoped for a unification fight with the champion under version IBF Richard Comm.

In February of this year, the Commies in the 2nd round knocked out the Russian ISU Chaniyeva. But in this fight the boxer from Ghana was seriously injured right thumb and could not even train. Then, the WBA ordered Lomachenko to spend protection of a title with Anthony Crolley. The fight was to take place in early summer, but the result of a purse bid, the fight will be April 13.

Anthony crolla won the battle with Daud Yordan on points, but the experts agreed that to win the British helped judge. In the world of Boxing Kroll is not considered a puncher, despite the large number of battles, its results are quite modest. To fight with Ukrainian Kroll basically boxed in the UK and only once in the US, so American audiences will be rooting for the more familiar an athlete from Ukraine.

Vasyl Lomachenko repeatedly told that knows little about his opponent, but studied his fights and believes Kroll aggressive fighter. Training camp Lomachenko completed on 5 April. During the preparation for battle, the coaching staff focused on physical preparation, muscle mass. For the press was held open training in Los Angeles at the Fortune Gym club.

Obviously, in their hand in the fight with Lomachenko does not believe himself Kroll. The Briton said that he is ready to make a splash. “You know what I have to do more than ever done in his career. Looking forward to the start of the battle to try to make a splash. My victory would become one of the biggest apletov recent years,” said British boxer.

Experts from the world of Boxing in this fight prefer Vasyl Lomachenko. Thus, the ex-world champion in the Flyweight Vladimir Sidorenko believes that at this point in the light weight there is no fighter that could beat Lomachenko. Accordingly, the result of the match obvious to him.

Another famous Ukrainian boxer Ismail Sillakh believes that despite the experience of Kroll, he won’t be able to do with our child Prodigy, and it comes to another No mas.

Recently it became known that the Ukrainian will receive for the battle of $ 2.2 million and the British $ 1 million.

The average ratio of winning Vasyl Lomachenko – 1,01,, Kroll – 21,00. Pari and Match 1Xbet: win Lomachenko are 1.01, the draw of 34.00, victory Kroll – 19,00. William Hill: to win Lomachenko are 1.01, the draw of 34.00, victory Kroll – 21,00. Favorite sports: winning Lomachenko was 1.15, the draw of 34.00, victory Kroll – 22,00.

Future prospects

Today there are a lot of conversations around a possible match Lomachenko with a young and ambitious American Teofino Lopez. He Lomachenko to fight is not configured with an athlete who has not played a single match with a top boxer.

Ukrainian promoter from Top Rank Bob Arum said that if Lopez continues to win, maybe: “after the super bowl in American football you can talk about the PPV show Lomachenko-Lopez at the end of the year.”

By the way, it is known that Lopez will present at the fight Lomachenko-Kroll. He already stated that the fight pass is a “way to keep Lomachenko at the tone”.

Promotional video Lomachenko-Kroll (video)


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