Opinion | Sep 01 2019

BN Verdict: Genius Lomachenko plays teacher to Campbell’s A-grade student

Vasyl Lomachenko adds the WBC lightweight belt to his WBA and WBO versions and serves up a masterclass against plucky Luke Campbell, writes Elliot Worsell
Vasyl Lomachenko
Luke Campbell faces the ultimate test in Vasyl Lomachenko Mark Robinson/Matchroom Boxing

EVEN his name is a riddle these days.

Some say it’s Vasyl Lomachenko. Others elect for Vasiliy.

Tonight’s promoters, meanwhile, took to scrawling ‘Vasily’ on the door of the WBA and WBO lightweight champion’s O2 Arena changing room, a new spin on his first name certainly wrong but perhaps an attempt to claim the smallest of victories on a night when only moral ones were available.