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Crolla: If I Win, A Good Chance The Lomachenko Fights Happens

Manchester’s former WBA lightweight champion Anthony Crolla (33-6-3, 13 KOs) facing Daud Yordan of Indonesia in a final eliminator for that title.

The bout takes place on the November 10th undercard to the cruiserweight battle between IBF, WBA, WBC, WBO world champion Oleksandr Usyk and former beltholder Tony Bellew.

Both fights take place at the Manchester Arena, with Sky Sports Box Office and DAZN televising.

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Crolla hopes to secure a world title crack at WBA king Vasiliy Lomachenko (11-1, 9 KOs).

Lomachenko, who shares the same manager as Usyk, was present at Monday's press conference to announce the November 10 card.

Crolla was at the presser as well.

He believes a victory over Yordan, who himself is a former world champion, will lead to a a likely scenario of a future showdown with Lomachenko.

“It’s a huge fight and I think mine and Daud Yordan’s styles will gel nicely, it’s going to be a great fight. There’s a lot of people going on about me being on the undercard for the first time in a while, but I’m honoured to be on the card with two fantastic fighters, I go way back with Tony Bellew. I’m just happy to be back in Manchester," Crolla said.

"It’s been a bit of a slow year with injuries and stuff, but I believe I’m better than ever. In the gym I’m improving and I’m looking forward to being back. I’d never be disrespectful and call Vasyl Lomachenko out but if he ever wants to fight in England and if I win on November 10 then there’s a good chance that fight happens, I’d love to get in the ring with him, he’s a fantastic fighter and one of the best fighters on the planet. It’s something that I’d look forward to, of course.”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Marvlus Marv on 09-25-2018

Let's not knock him for aiming high.. :eek:

Comment by _Rexy_ on 09-25-2018

[QUOTE=angkag;19136365]I can see why Lomachenko might want to fight in the UK if he wanted to increase his exposure in what is a pretty hot market right now, but can't think of any UK opposition that could realistically hang with…

Comment by Slowhand on 09-25-2018

I´m pretty sure Loma doesn´t even know who Crolla is - and doesn´t care. No disrespect to Crolla but it seems that Loma only wants unifications and real challenges. Crolla is neither.

Comment by P4Pdunny on 09-25-2018

This wouldn’t be competitive imo

Comment by Andrij on 09-25-2018

[QUOTE=angkag;19136365]I can see why Lomachenko might want to fight in the UK if he wanted to increase his exposure in what is a pretty hot market right now, but can't think of any UK opposition that could realistically hang with…

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