Oscar De La Hoya Thinks Lomachenko Was Robbed, “Hands Down, Loma Won!”
Oscar de la Hoya thinks Vasiliy Lomachenko Beat Devin Haney, 8 rounds to 4
Oscar De La Hoya witnessed Haney vs. Lomachenko from the front row – and he think there’s no doubt that Loma won the fight. The former boxing superstar and Golden Boy Promotions founder spoke with Inside Fighting’s Andrew Capucetti, sharing his thoughts on the controversial outcome of Haney vs. Lomachenko.
“Hands down, Loma won,” De La Hoya stated. “I was ringside, [in the] first row.”
The discrepancy between what the judges saw and what de la Hoya saw was vast – with “The Golden Boy” scoring the fight 8 rounds to 4 in favor of Lomachenko.
“Trust me, Loma won,” he continued.
After the fight, Loma and his manager Egis Klimas expressed their desire to appeal the decision – and De La Hoya agrees that they should.
“Why not? They have a good enough case,” De La Hoya replied when asked if team Loma should appeal. “It was 8-4, it was 7-5 [in Loma’s favor] at worst.”
Many fans were clamoring for an instant rematch, but De La Hoya thinks Loma has a better route. “If I was Loma, I would maybe just move on to the next [fight],” he explained. “because I think the world knows that he won … not even a rematch.”