George Kambosos On Devin Haney: “I Cannot Wait To Take His Belt”

Posted on 04/01/2022

By: Sean Crose

FightHype has what can finest be described as an fascinating interview with WBA, IBF and WBO light-weight titlist George Kambosos. Sitting in a barber’s chair whereas getting a trim, Kambosos has heaps to say about – what else? – his June fifth homecoming battle with fellow light-weight titlist Devin Haney in Melbourne, Australia. “Big struggle,” Kambosos says whereas getting a trim. “Greatest struggle in Australian historical past.” Though this bout is kind of an enormous deal, the 20-0 multi-titlist signifies he isn’t letting the highlight get to his head. “I keep centered within the health club,” Kambosos says. “That’s the place I like to be… my life has been within the health club, been within the trenches, and that’s the place I stay.”

As all the time, Kambosos makes it clear within the interview he desires to constantly face reliable competitors. “I may have fought anyone,” he says, referring to his subsequent opponent after beautiful then defending titlist Teofimo Lopez final fall. “I may have taken a simple struggle.” As a substitute, Kambosos will probably be dealing with the 27-0 Haney in June. “Devin Haney was one of many largest names,” Kambosos says. “Lomachenko was the opposite large identify. It lastly got here right down to it the place Devin Haney took the deal.” Nobody doubts that Haney is a large problem for the 28 12 months previous. Kambosos, nonetheless, is extraordinarily assured. “I can’t wait to take his belt,” he says of Haney.

Kambosos then goes on to convey up reputed cash points involving the contract for the Haney struggle “He (Haney) complains he’s getting much less,” says Kamosbos. “He’s getting this and that. He’s nonetheless going to make thousands and thousands of {dollars}…he complains, however he’s getting life altering cash, as effectively.” Though few would argue that Haney isn’t expert, Kambosos has his personal critique of the the 23 12 months previous American. “He will get caught rather a lot,” Kambosos says of his fellow titlist. “There’s quite a lot of holes there.”

So far as Kambosos is anxious, the followers have but to see him at his private finest. “I’m actually in my prime proper now,” he says. And Haney? “He’ll run for his life when he feels the facility.” Not that Kambosos is taking the defending WBC champion frivolously. “Each fighter is a risk and also you’ve obtained to respect all of them,” he claims. “Haney is an efficient fighter. He’s obtained his model, however we see the holes. We’ve seen the holes for a very long time.”

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