Lomachenko, Campbell make weight for three-belt unification

Vasiliy Lomachenko and Luke Campbell are ready to do battle, but they will have to wait until tomorrow night.

Both fighters made weight for their three-belt lightweight world title unification bout, which takes place Saturday in front of a sold-out crowd at The O2 in London, England.

Lomachenko (13-0, 10 KO's), of Ukraine, weighed-in at 134.5 pounds in his quest to add another belt to his collection. Nine of his last 10 fights have ended by way of knockout, including his fourth-round knockout of mandatory challenger Anthony Crolla in April.

Campbell (20-2, 16 KO's), who hails from the United Kingdom came in at 134 1/4 pounds. The 2012 Olympic gold medalist is fresh off a fifth-round stoppage of Adrian Yung in March. This is the 31-year-old's second attempt at achieving world championship glory. He dropped a split decision to then-beltholder Jorge Linares in Sept. 2017.

Lomachenko, a dual Olympic gold medalist, also fought Linares in May 2017, but with a different result than his opponent. Although he was knocked down for the first time in his career, Lomachenko knocked out Linares with a left hook to the liver in the 10th round to become a three-division world champion.

In the card's chief support fight, former heavyweight world title challengers Hughie Fury and Alexander Povetkin will square off.

Fury, who is the cousin of unbeaten lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, weighed-in at 224 pounds, while Povetkin checked in at 225.7 pounds.

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