Luke Campbell admits Vasyl Lomachenko talks as Top Rank co-promotional deal is offered up

LUKE CAMPBELL says he has begun talks about an enormous struggle towards pound-for-pound celebrity Vasyl Lomachenko.

British Olympic gold medallist Campbell has been approached by Lomachenko's promoters a few deal which might see him tackle the the unbeaten Ukrainian subsequent yr.

 Luke Campbell has admitted talks are underway over a fight with Vasyl Lomachenko

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Luke Campbell has admitted talks are underway over a struggle with Vasyl Lomachenko

And the 30-yr-previous, who gained Olympic gold at London 2012, insists he won’t duck the prospect of sharing a hoop with the fighter he himself admits is probably the greatest on the planet.

Campbell advised Sky Sports activities: "There is undoubtedly speak about a possible battle between me and Lomachenko.

"This is why I'm in boxing. I'm in boxing to face the most effective, battle the most effective, and beat the most effective."

Lomachenko's promoters Top Rank are eager to seal the three-battle co-promotional deal with Campbell which can finally see him tackle the 2-weight world champion.

 Vasyl Lomachenko is regarded as one of the best pound for pound fighters in boxing

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Vasyl Lomachenko is regarded as top-of-the-line pound for pound fighters in boxing
 Vasyl Lomachenko sealed his place among the pound for pound greats with his win over Guillermo Rigondeaux in December

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Vasyl Lomachenko sealed his place among the many pound for pound greats together with his win over Guillermo Rigondeaux in December

He is resulting from make his comeback battle after beating Guillermo Rigondeaux in December struggle on Might 12, and Campbell has been lined up to function on the undercard.

The American-based mostly fighter from Hull stated: "This is an enormous struggle. He's a two-time Olympic champion, I'm Olympic champion. He's a world champion, however I would like that world title as properly.

"A battle between me and him, I'm undoubtedly up for. I really like a problem and I feel it will be an amazing struggle.

“You get lots of people typically complaining about fights not being made, as a result of it's a enterprise. I need to struggle the perfect and why ought to anybody put negativity on it?

"He's in all probability pound-for-pound greatest on the planet, and that's my opinion, so I extremely price him however why wouldn't I need to problem myself towards somebody like that?

"I've obtained talent, velocity, energy, coronary heart, and I'll battle anybody."

Campbell stated he is additionally eager to avenge his losses to Yvan Mendy and Jorge Linares sooner or later.

 Campbell is also looking to avenge his defeat to Jorge Linares

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Campbell is additionally trying to avenge his defeat to Jorge Linares

He stated: "In the event you put Lomachenko out the window for a second, for me, my first two largest fights I would like, I need to clear my report.

"I would like Mendy. I want to wash that loss. I would like Linares. I want to wash that loss, and it's two fights I'm definitely succesful, assured that I can beat.

"Then there's one other massive battle with me and Anthony Crolla.

"There's three guys proper there which are all probably very massive fights, and also you've additionally acquired Lomachenko ready there as properly."

LUKE CAMPBELL says he has begun talks about an enormous struggle towards pound-for-pound celebrity Vasyl Lomachenko.

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