Issue | Opinion | Premium | Aug 27 2019

Panel – What happens when Vasyl Lomachenko and Luke Campbell meet on Saturday night?

Our panel on Vasyl Lomachenko vs Luke Campbell and their favourite southpaws
Lomachenko is in London to fight Luke Campbell Action Images/Reuters/Andrew Couldridge

Nigel Wright
I can’t see anything other than a dominating display from Lomachenko. I don’t say that disrespectfully, as I think Campbell is a great fighter, but Loma has the best boxing brain on the planet. I think the only way Loma gets beaten is if he is knocked out cold and Campbell doesn’t possess that kind of power.

Gareth A Davies
It will be competitive for four rounds as the two 2012 Olympic gold medallists box, but the man known as ‘The Matrix’ will begin to target Campbell’s body and get the stoppage between rounds eight and 10.

Ryan Walsh
I foresee a tight technical fight with Lomachenko’s relentless energy and world title experience playing a huge part in a unanimous decision win. But Luke’s style, IQ and dimensions will cause problems for the unstoppable Ukrainian, that’s for sure.