VASYL LOMACHENKO claims he has no interest in a fight with Manny Pacquiao, as he believes the Filipino legend is ‘old’ and ‘done.'
Lomachenko returns to the ring on Saturday having last fought in May when he defeated Jorge Linares for the WBA lightweight world title with a tenth round stoppage.
Getty Images – Getty7 Lomachenko was linked to a fight with Pacquiao earlier this year
AFP or licensors7 Pacquaio was signed to Top Rank – who Lomachenko is promoted by
The Ukrainian will fight WBO 135lbs champion José Pedraza in a lightweight unification bout in New York.
However, Lomachenko was linked to a fight with eight-weight world champion Pacquiao with Top Rank promoter Bob Arum keen on a passing of the torch showdown.
Lomachenko, however, had other ideas as he told SecondsOut that a fight against Pacman, who beat Lucas Matthysse in his last fight, is of no interest to him.
He said: "I'm not disrespecting Pacquiao, but I don't want to make my name bigger because I beat an old legend.
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