Vasyl Lomachenko Says Errol Spence Jr. “Too Young, Too Strong, Too Skilled” for Manny Pacquiao

Published 06/25/2021, 6:30 AM EDT
MOSCOW, RUSSIA – JULY 21, 2018: Ukrainian lightweight boxer Vasyl Lomachenko attends the WBSS (World Boxing Super Series) cruiserweight final between WBC/WBO champion Oleksandr Usyk of Ukraine, and WBA/IBF champion Murat Gassiev of Russia, at Moscow’s Olympiyskiy Arena. Valery Sharifulin/TASS (Photo by Valery SharifulinTASS via Getty Images)


2021 will see some action-packed boxing bouts that’ll put the fans in a frenzy. Among all of those bouts, the Manny Pacquiao vs Errol Spence Jr. fight holds high regard and has already sent shock waves in the fight world. This contest is unusual in its own way. Hence, not just the fans, but also many boxing bigwigs, too, are ecstatic to see this 12-round thriller.

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Recently, the former lightweight champ, Vasyl Lomachenko, interacted with ESNEWS and shared his take on the Spence Jr. vs Pacquiao fight.

“Very interesting fight, very interesting fight. But, I don’t know about result because age, too young, too strong, too skilled, but I think age,” he said.

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‘Loma’ indirectly asserted that ‘The Truth’ has an edge in this fight for obvious reasons. Pacquiao hasn’t fought for a substantial while, whereas Spence Jr. has kept himself highly active.

In his ring appearance in December 2020, he went all guns blazing against Danny Garcia, retaining his undefeated stint and his welterweight titles. Given his performance and his run, a fight against the Filippino legend will see him test himself in deep waters.

Also, considering both the fighter’s records and eye-catchy skill sets, the fans are in for a real treat with this contest.

Both ‘Pacman’ and Spence Jr. have kicked off their preparations for this fight, and they’re ready to put on a classic show on August 21.

Does Manny Pacquiao have any chance against Errol Spence Jr.?

Manny Pacquiao is a veteran of the sport in a genuine sense. In his illustrious career span, he has contended with the best in the business. That said, he will undeniably walk into the Spence Jr. fight with solid intent.

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Though ‘Pacman’ has gone past his prime, he has the ability to upset any given opponent on his day. And against Spence Jr, he will look to show that he is not done yet.

With that, it’ll be intriguing to see how he presents himself in this fight and eventually tackles ‘The Truth’. Do you agree with Lomachenko’s comments on the Pacquiao vs Spence Jr. fight?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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