Devin Haney Brands Renowned Boxing Reporter a “Hating A** B**ch” for His Remarks Over Controversial Vasyl Lomachenko Fight

Published 11/08/2023, 9:34 AM EST

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In the electrifying showdown on 20 May 2023 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, Devin Haney emerged victorious in a controversial unanimous decision. However, the aftermath of the fight was anything but serene. Haney, fueled by determination and resilience, had to face not only his opponent Vasyl Lomachenko but also a barrage of critics and naysayers. Some fervently believed Lomachenko deserved the win.

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The unanimous decision seemed to not have settled well with fans. Furthermore, famous Boxing reporter Elie Seckback gave his controversial opinion that Lomachenkov should have won. However, the dye has been cast and there is no going back on the unanimous decision win.

Devin Haney calls out his haters

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Amidst the heated exchanges and passionate arguments that followed the fight, Haney stood his ground, unyielding in his conviction. In a candid moment, he addressed his detractors. Particularly singling out Seckback, dismissing their negativity as baseless.“Elie can’t stop this sh*t… hating a*s b***h,” wrote Haney as his words resonated with the raw intensity of a fighter who had poured his heart and soul into the ring, refusing to let criticism dampen his spirit.

Delving deeper into the analysis of the fight, Haney posted a video of trainers weighing in on the epic battle between Haney and Lomachenkov. Despite differing opinions, one consistent theme emerged – Haney’s relentless assault on Lomachenko’s body. The trainers acknowledged the intensity of the fight, with Haney’s consistent body shots leaving a lasting impact. One trainer noted, “Haney with the body shots, the consistent body shots; a different opinion is always justified.” Haney’s strategy, marked by his unwavering focus on the body, became a focal point in the post-fight discussions, showcasing his tactical brilliance and determination to dominate his opponents.

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While acknowledging the closeness of the fight, the trainers unanimously agreed that Haney’s body shots played a pivotal role. One trainer emphasized, “It was a close fight, it was close. But Haney was hitting him with that body shot all night.” 

 

While the controversy surrounding the decision persists, Haney’s victory serves as a reminder of the unpredictable nature of boxing, where every punch and every move can tip the scales in favor of one fighter.

Haney’s ongoing feud

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Devin Haney isn’t new to having online feuds though. Recently, he went against UFC champion Sean O’Malley. Tracing back to their feud, it’s mostly about which sport is superior, MMA or boxing. Now, we are sure this might be an ongoing debate amongst you and your circle as well. However, Haney engaging in the caged ring could ultimately become a disastrous prospect.

For O’Malley, it would be a significant purse. However, taking from the example of the low PPV sales from Francis Ngannou vs Tyson Fury, the natural trajectory spells low PPV sales. Moreover, Haney has an upcoming bout against Regis Prograis for his title at the end of this year to become a two-division champion. What could be better than that? 

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The fight between Devin Haney and Vasiliy Lomachenkov will be remembered for the fierce exchanges in the ring. but also for the passionate debate that continues to follow. Haney’s triumph showcased the essence of boxing, a sport where resilience, skill, and unwavering focus can turn the tide of battle.

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Simona Isha Pereira is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. With a background in content creation, Simona thrives on the raw energy and riveting pre-game drama as much as the bouts themselves. One of Simona's defining moments in boxing occurred during the "Terence vs.
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