Issue | Opinion | Premium | Aug 26 2019

Shane McGuigan: Luke Campbell cannot give Lomachenko respect

Trainer Shane McGuigan, in his own words, tells Boxing News what it will take to beat the mighty Vasyl Lomachenko and why Luke Campbell is the man to do it
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IT’S got me buzzing about the fight. I enjoy being involved in these big, high profile fights [and] this is the biggest fight I’ve been involved in, with a pound-for-pound elite fighter. I’ve had unified world champions, two weight world champions, guys like George [Groves], [Carl] Frampton and [Josh] Taylor, but I’ve never had anyone box an elite, pound-for-pound star and that’s what we’ve got.

It will be the biggest upset, not even in British boxing, in boxing in general. It’ll be a huge, huge night. That’s what we’re planning for.

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