‘Vasyl Lomachenko-Guillermo Rigondeaux is the greatest fight out there’

Freddie Roach told us what he thinks is the best fight yet to be made

EARLIER this year Manny Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie Roach told Boxing News what his dream fight to make would be.

“I like to be a matchmaker in my head – and the best fight in the world is [Vasyl] Lomachenko against [Guillermo] Rigondeaux. You’ve got one guy who has won 200 fights in a row and the other guy who has a record which is like 500-1. Rigondeaux is the best defensive fighter in the world and he would be up against a very sharp offensive fighter. If I was a matchmaker that’s the fight I would make. I’m not sure who wins. I think Lomachenko might hit too hard,” Roach said.

“But ‘Rigo’ is a master and he also hits hard… I’d love to have him [back] because he’s a great fighter. That would be the greatest fight out there.”

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