Devin Haney v Loma 15 Days Away



Devin Haney v Loma 15 Days Away

ESPN and Top Rank are going to be rolling out content taking you behind the scenes with lightweight titlist Devin Haney, and two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Vasiliy Lomachenko. They fight in a winner-take-all undisputed lightweight championship battle on May 20.

The scrap unfolds at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Fight fans should know ESPN will air Blood, Sweat & Tears: Haney vs. Lomachenko, a two-part series featuring 30-minute all-access episodes taking fight fans inside the training camps of both fighters. The program, debuting May 7, is available in English and with Spanish subtitles.

Devin Haney remains the unified, undisputed World Lightweight champion. Photo: Mikey Williams/Top Rank Inc via Getty Images

Devin Haney retains titles vs George Kambosos. People figure Loma will be a much harder out for Haney. Photo: Mikey Williams/Top Rank Inc via Getty Images

The main event on May 20 streams live at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT on Top Rank on ESPN+ PPV, the exclusive digital distributor for the event in the United States.

From a Top Rank release:

More About Devin Haney

Devin “The Dream” Haney (29-0, 15 KO), the undefeated 24-year-old undisputed champion, will battle against challenger and former three-division world champion, 35-year-old Vasiliy “Loma” Lomachenko (17-2, 11 KO).

Haney, originally from the Bay Area of California, lives and trains out of Las Vegas. As he gears up in his adopted hometown for the biggest blockbuster fight of his young career, fight fans will get a look how he’s preparing for this monumental moment against the sport’s former kingpin.

More About Vasiliy Lomachenko

Lomachenko, a Ukrainian hero who took an 11-month hiatus from boxing to serve in a territorial defense battalion, is a former three-division world champion who is widely considered to be one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world.

Fans will learn about his rich history and unique training methods as he prepares to fight Devin Haney, to secure the one major milestone that has eluded him thus far, the undisputed lightweight crown.

Vasiliy Lomachenko is 34, how far past his prime is he?

Vasiliy Lomachenko (L) and Jamaine Ortiz (R) exchange punches during their lightweight fight at The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on October 29, 2022 in New York City. We wonder, how much has Loma declined from his peak? (Photo by Mikey Williams/Top Rank Inc via Getty Images)

Blood, Sweat & Tears: Haney vs. Lomachenko will also be available for replay on-demand in the ESPN App and on and ESPN+.

NOTE: NYFIGHTS will be posting a fan reaction take, polling fight fans on who they think will win next fight for Devin Haney, and Loma.

I was surprised to see how many folks are liking Vasiliy Lomachenko to upset Devin Haney on May 20, 2023.

Doing a “Buzz Check” is a tradition at NYFIGHTS. So we will of course be gauging fans' level of excitement for this lightweight matchup. It will stand as one of the ten most intriguing fights of the year in boxing, I think.

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Founder/editor Michael Woods got addicted to boxing in 1990, when Buster Douglas shocked the world with his demolition of the then-impregnable Mike Tyson. The Brooklyn-based journalist has covered the sport since for ESPN The Magazine,, Bad Left Hook and RING. His journalism career started with NY Newsday in 1999. Michael Woods is also an accomplished blow by blow and color man, having done work for Top Rank, DiBella Entertainment, EPIX, and for Facebook Fightnight Live, since 2017.