Ismail Sillah: “I think Lomachenko understands that with Lopez they miscalculated a little with the tactics of waiting.”


Former light heavyweight title contender Ismail Sillah commented on the defeat of Vasily Lomachenko in the fight for the undisputed world champion in the lightweight division against Teofimo Lopez.

“Cool fight, but I think that everyone, including Vasya, understands that they miscalculated a little with the tactics of waiting. Maybe they hoped that he was a champion, he had big stakes, but I already like- then he said that in the States, as in any country, the main product is local boxers, Americans.

If there is a draw, close fight, then whoever comes, the victory will be given to the American. We also saw Manny Pacquiao with Bradley. There were also very close battles. The first fight was given to Bradley and that’s it. This is a political and monetary machine, because everyone wants to see their star, “Ismail Sillah said in an interview with the BOXING STUDIO YouTube channel.

Let us remind you that Sillakh also shared his opinion on the possible fight between Alexander Usyk and Tyson Fury.

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