In one of the most surreal wishes of the year, Lomachenko asked McGregor to face him as the 29 year-old believes he can ‘test’ the two-weight MMA king.
Lomachenko, who claimed the 2016 WBN Fighter of the Year nod as voted for by readers, is regarded as one of the best pound for pound fighters in the world but is currently way behind Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the queue to fight ‘The Notorious’ Irishman.
Mayweather revealed a date in June is possible for a cross-codes bout with McGregor and the rumor mill has since gone into overdrive regarding a possible booking for the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Any Mayweather v McGregor deal hinges on UFC boss Dana White giving his blessing to the contest, alongside receiving a considerable cut of the profits, for what will rival the 2015 super-fight featuring ‘Money’ and Manny Pacquiao.
‘MayPac’ earned a staggering four million plus buys on HBO and Showtime, although some believe a joint venture between the codes could potentially be even more lucrative.