sport news Boxing news: Luke Campbell handed dream fight against Vasyl Lomachenko

'This is going to be the toughest fight of my life': Luke Campbell handed dream fight against Vasyl Lomachenko as he vows to knock out the pound-for-pound great for lightweight title Luke Campbell will take on Vasyl Lomachenko at The O2 in London on August 31 Lomachenko's WBC, WBA and WBO will be on the line in the clash next month The Ukrainian is set to return to London, where he won gold at 2012 Olympics

By Pa Sport Staff

Published: 16:15 BST, 20 July 2019 | Updated: 16:30 BST, 20 July 2019

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Luke Campbell will take on Vasyl Lomachenko for the WBC, WBA, WBO and Ring Magazine lightweight world titles at The O2 Arena in London on August 31.

Double Olympic champion Lomachenko, a former WBO featherweight and junior lightweight world title holder, beat mandatory challenger Anthony Crolla in April in Los Angeles, knocking the British fighter out in the fourth round.

Campbell, meanwhile, is ranked No 1 by the WBC, securing his mandatory world title shot after beating Yvan Mendy at Wembley in September 2018, having previously lost a split decision against Jorge Linares for the WBA crown.

Luke Campbell (pictured) will take on Vasyl Lomachenko at The O2 in London on August 31

Luke Campbell (pictured) will take on Vasyl

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