Vasiliy Lomachenko however intends to dominate the light-weight division, regardless of George Kambosos Jnr’s emergence as the new No 1 following a shock get over Teofimo Lopez.
The Ukrainian star misplaced his WBA, IBF and WBO titles to Lopez final Oct, but his hopes of a rematch show up to have been ended following the Brooklyn fighter was remarkably overwhelmed on points by Kambosos Jnr in New York last weekend.
Lomachenko returns against Richard Commey on December 11, live on Sky Athletics, and will then switch his attention to Kambosos Jnr as he resumes his bid to turn into undisputed champion.
Revealing his remaining ambitions, the a few-weight winner informed Sky Sports: “Of class, for belts. It truly is my aim in boxing now. Undisputed globe champion, this is my drive.
Asked about Kambosos Jnr, he replied. “We’ll see. Of system, I want this fight, but first of all I have a battle on December 11, and my concentrate is on this struggle.
“Soon after this combat, I can talk about my long run.”
Lopez was floored by Kambosos Jnr in the opening spherical and even a 10th spherical knockdown of the Australian could not reduce the close of his unbeaten document and his planet title reign.
“Just before the fight, I gave some possibility for Kambosos, but of class I considered Lopez would earn this combat,” claimed Lomachenko.
“But it is what it is. This is boxing lifetime.”
In advance of the Lopez decline, Lomachenko had defeated Jorge Linares and Jose Pedraza to assert the WBA and WBO belts, though he overcame Britain’s Luke Campbell to increase the vacant WBC title.
He responded to the Lopez setback with a ruthless stoppage of Masayoshi Nakatani in June, but was quick to dismiss any discussion about irrespective of whether he continues to be the rightful prime light-weight.
“I do not want to communicate about myself,” said Lomachenko. “It truly is a concern for followers, it is a question for folks who comprehend boxing.
“But if you’re conversing about my skill, I constantly check out to display my ideal type, my best ability.”
Sky Sporting activities Boxing routine
Sunday December 12 – Top rated Rank in New York
Vasiliy Lomachenko vs Richard Commey
Jared Anderson vs Oleksandr Teslenko
Nico Ali Walsh
Sunday December 18 – Top Rank in Montreal
Artur Beterbiev vs Marcus Browne – IBF and WBC light-heavyweight titles
Saturday January 29 – BOXXER in Cardiff
Chris Eubank Jr vs Liam Williams
Claressa Shields vs Ema Kozin – IBF, WBA and WBC middleweight titles
Saturday February 19 – BOXXER in Manchester – Sky Athletics Box Workplace
Amir Khan vs Kell Brook
Saturday February 26 – Leading Rank in Glasgow
Josh Taylor vs Jack Catterall – undisputed super-light-weight titles