Sylvester Stallone strongly believes that the Ukrainian athlete Vasyl Lomachenko is just a supernatural boxer. The Hollywood A-lister astounded with the skills and perspectives of the young fighter, FightMag reported.
Sylvester Stallone is aficionado when it is about boxing, the Rocky star gives a shout-out to a boxing star out of Ukraine Vasyl Lomachenko. Sly himself calls the reigning WBA and The Ring magazine lightweight champion “the best pound for pound fighter in the world today”.
“Had a great lunch with absolutely the best POUND OF [for] POUND fighter in the world today! The Ukrainian super champion VASILY LOMACHENKO, you should never missed one of his fights because he is truly the most supernatural boxer in the last half century, truly a born fighting machine! Absolutely amazing to watch, ”
the Hollywood star captioned the photo posted on Instagram on Thursday.
Over the course of his amateur career, Lomachenko won two World Championships in Baku and Milan, later, he topped European Championships in Liverpool. Among the recent Vasyl’s successes are two consecutive Olympic Gold medals in two different weight classes (featherweight and lightweight) earned in Beijing and London.
Sylvester Stallone who is a boxing icon himself is very proud of the personal meeting with the Ukrainian athlete. The director and actor is expected to appear on Silver Screen on November 21 this year. This is when the second chapter of Creed is scheduled for release in the United States. In addition, Escape Plan 2 hits US theatres late this month.