The long awaited matchup between the #1 pound for pound boxer on the planet Vasyl Lomachenko and Jorge Linares has finally been agreed upon. A deal hs been reached between Top Rank Boxing, Golden Boy Promotions, ESPN and HBO. This fight will be on ESPN as a lead in to the HBO event. Check it out.
— Lance Pugmire (@latimespugmire) March 11, 2018
La Times Writer Lance Pugmire: Strong rumors here that everyone is aligned, working together (Top Rank, Golden Boy, ESPN, HBO) to make @VasylLomachenko- @JorgeLinares fight. Announcement imminent.
— Mike Coppinger (@MikeCoppinger) March 11, 2018
Ring Magazine Mike Coppinger: Word is @JorgeLinares vs. @VasylLomachenko is done, with a 5 p.m. start time leading into HBO telecast. TR/ESPN/GBP working together. Announcement expected soon #LinaresLoma