The highly anticipated Lomachenko Linares fight has been agreed in principle this week in what could be one of the best technical matches in the sport this year.

For months now the two have been linked with one another in a lightweight showdown but Dan Rafel of ESPN confirmed the news this week that it will now actually happen:

What a fight, and not too long way to look forward to as well.

MSG being the iconic venue that it is befitting of such a sweet science spectacle too.

As you could expect, boxing fans have been quite pleased with the news: