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Team Lomachenko Deny AIBA's Claim of a Pro Deal

By Ruslan Chikov

The father and coach of two-time Olympic champion Vasyl Lomachenko,  has denied a recent press announcement by the president of the International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA), Wu Ching-Kuo - who claimed that Lomachenko and five other members of the Ukrainian Olympic team had signed pro deals with his association.

"No one is going anywhere. The boxers have only signed letters of intent. The AIBA's terms have to be discussed. We do not know what's being offered. This is some new thing. If the overall championship will be professional, it is interesting. And if this is only for the AIBA championship - that's another story. We are also considering proposals from other organizations," Anatoly Lomachenko said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by AntonTheMeh on 08-15-2012

[QUOTE=AyoMaDu;12428180]Lomachenko has stated some time ago that he always wanted to go pro in the US and that the US is where the true competition is and where he can grow. The man himself only wants the best. He has…

Comment by {Pito} on 08-14-2012

Lomachenko has stated some time ago that he always wanted to go pro in the US and that the US is where the true competition is and where he can grow. The man himself only wants the best. He has…

Comment by Banderivets on 08-14-2012

Posted this yesterday [url]http://www.boxingscene.com/forums/showthread.php?t=562109[/url]

Comment by steven_z on 08-14-2012

[QUOTE=Uncle Rodge;12427423]Where ever he ends up...he's gonna be the boss![/QUOTE]He needs to fight top pros in order to develop to his full potential. AIBA won't be able to attract best pro fighters.

Comment by tostao on 08-14-2012

ukrainians must be playing games . by signing letter of intent they secured more or less fair treatment at the olympics , got two gold medals ,now they'll split from aiba . It's just stupid to be aiba slaves for…

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