Lomachenko and Kambosos Share Orthodox Roots in Lightweight Battle

George Kambosos vs. Vasiliy Lomachenko

Perth, Australia: George Kambosos Jr. (21-2) believes he holds a hidden advantage heading into his clash with Ukrainian boxing legend Vasiliy Lomachenko (17-3) on May 12th at Perth's RAC Arena. The vacant IBF lightweight title hangs in the balance as these two unified champions collide for the first time.

Lomachenko and Kambosos Share Orthodox Roots in Lightweight Battle

The fight has been on Kambosos' radar for years, nearly happening for his first world title defence in 2022 before Lomachenko opted to defend his native Ukraine during the war. Now, both fighters seek redemption after recent losses.

Meeting of Styles and Destinies:

Kambosos attributes his confidence to a chance encounter with Russian national boxing team coach Anton Kadushin. He believes Kadushin's insider knowledge of Lomachenko's style and his own "old-school Russian" training background create a perfect synergy for victory.

"The combinations, the movement, the footwork," Kambosos says. "We're bringing great sparring partners from Russia to emulate Lomachenko. This is no joke."

While praising Kadushin, Kambosos remains respectful of his late coach, Chris Bakis. "He's in a good place now," he says. "We take him with us into battle."

Lomachenko's Legacy on the Line:

Lomachenko, a two-time Olympic gold medalist and three-time world champion, boasts an exceptional amateur record and impressive professional achievements. He brings his own hunger for redemption after a narrow decision loss to Devin Haney in May.

Lomachenko and Kambosos Share Orthodox Roots in Lightweight Battle

Kambosos sees their clash as a potential war of styles, promising an exciting spectacle for fans. "I can't see how he can beat me," he boldly declares. "This is not about anything else. This is legacy, winning this fight."

Both fighters carry the weight of their respective nations and their own personal journeys into this pivotal bout. Will Kadushin's guidance tip the scales in Kambosos' favour, or will Lomachenko's experience and talent prevail? The answer unfolds on May 12th in Perth.

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