DEVIN HANEY can have landed himself in bother after pushing Vasiliy Lomachenko.
The incident happened finally night time’s ceremonial weigh-in for his or her struggle later this night on the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Afterwards the Las Vegas Magazine reported that the Nevada State Athletic Fee ‘intends to request a disciplinary listening to at its subsequent assembly’. Yahoo Sports activities Ryan Younger wrote that the NSAC had ‘filed a criticism’ and asked that Lomachenko has a bodily exam earlier than the struggle. Haney might face a monetary penalty for his movements.
It was once an out of persona transfer by means of Haney 29-0 (15) who has been vocal all through the build-up about his dislike for the Ukrainian. Such was once the power of the shove Lomachenko was once despatched hurtling backwards however didn’t fall over.
“I wish to beat him unhealthy. I wish to ship him into retirement,” he mentioned all through Best Rank’s Blood, Sweat & Tears promotional collection on YouTube.
All the way through their face-to-face Lomachenko 17-2 (11) didn’t impress the light-weight champion or do the rest to motive anger within the American. As a substitute, the 35-year-old merely smiled.
Each combatants spoke to ESPN about what had simply taken position.
“That was once just the beginning. You spot how simply I driven him. He’s a smaller guy and I’m gonna impose my will on him,” mentioned Haney.
“He’s mine. Now, he’s mine,” mentioned Lomachenko.
“He don’t have the facility. He’s scared.”
A number of hours previously each combatants stepped at the scales at the back of closed doorways and made the 135lbs weight restrict. Haney weighed 134.9lbs whilst Lomachenko was once 135lbs.