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VASYL LOMACHENKO RUMORS

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LOS ANGELES - Vasyl Lomachenko is a fight fan's fighter. He was a double Olympic gold medalist for the Ukraine. He was 396-1 as an amateur and won a world championship in his third pro fight. But Vasyl Lomachenko could walk down Figueroa with a sign around his neck that says, "I Am Vasyl Lomachenko" and people would just walk past, looking down.
Via LA Daily News
6 days ago

Is Vasyl Lomachenko P4P?

Is Vasyl Lomachenko the pound-for-pound number one fighter in boxing right now? With only nine professional boxing bouts, the hype around Lomachenko is well deserved. He has dismantled the competition. Domination is nothing new for this Ukrainian boxer. Vasyl completely outclassed his opponents during his amateur career, racking up 396 wins to only one questionable defeat. Vasyl...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN confirms it will pick up two Top Rank boxing cards in August

Earlier this month, we told you that ESPN was about to pick up Top Rank Boxing as a partner. ESPN has now confirmed that it will air two Top Rank cards in August, one in Los Angeles on August 5 and another in Lincoln, Nebraska on August 19. This is in addition to the Manny Pacquiao-Jeff Horn fight in Brisbane, Australia this week.This expands ESPN’s boxing portfolio. It had signed...
Via Awful Announcing
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Martinez vs Lomachenko / Verdejo vs Martinez – Set for 6/11

NEW YORK (April 28, 2016) — You better believe Saturday night’s alright for fighting, especially in New York on Puerto Rican Day Parade weekend! Three-time world champion ROMAN “Rocky” MARTINEZ and World Boxing Organization (WBO) featherweight world champion VASYL LOMACHENKO will go mano a mano for Martinez’s WBO junior lightweight world title and the boxing gem of Puerto...
Via BadCulture
April 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Are You Ready For Rigondeaux vs. Lomachenko?

CORK, Ireland – According to a Monday press release, talks are full steam ahead for a fight that would pit current unified bantamweight champion and former two-time Olympic gold medalist Guillermo Rigondeaux against two-time Olympic Gold Medalist and current WBO featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko against each other. Not only would this match-up pit two highly skilled, pedigreed...
Via BadCulture
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Santa Cruz, Lomachenko Pick Up Exhibition Wins

LAS VEGAS — Making his 126-pound debut Leo Santa Cruz, in utilitarian fashion, defeated Jose Cayetano by unanimous-decision. No surprise there. In control for the duration of the bout, Santa Cruz had his way landing his familiar combinations while walking Cayetano down. Whenever he attempted to engage and return fire, Cayetano received a barrage of punches from Santa Cruz for...
Via BadCulture
May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Photos: Vasyl Lomachenko workout from Oxnard

WBO Featherweight titlist and two-time Olympic gold medalist Vasyl Lomachenko held a public work out in Oxnard,Ca. for his upcoming title fight against Chonlatarn Piriyapinyo of Thailand. Right here, you can check out all of the photos of Lomachenko's workout to see how he's looking and preparing for his bout next month. Lomachenko appears in one of the featured undercard fights...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Vasyl Lomachenko Schools Gary Russell, Jr. In A Win For Bold Matchmaking

As of Saturday afternoon, Vasyl Lomachenko was 1-1 since leaving the amateur ranks. Gary Russell, Jr. was 24-0. But all of Russell’s pro fights against hopeless opponents weren’t enough to prepare him for how good Lomachenko was on Showtime Saturday night, as Lomachenko — who was fearless in taking on Orlando Salido then Russell — won a majority decision that should’ve...
Via The Queensbury Rules
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Baffler: Russell Vs. Lomachenko Preview And Prediction

Gary Russell, Jr. vs. Vasyl Lomachenko airing Saturday on Showtime is a fight that shouldn’t be happening for so many reasons, and now that it is, it’s nearly impossible to make any sense of it. It is the most mystifying fight of 2014, and therefore one of its most alluring, outshining the main event by a considerable margin. Russell, the consensus 2011 Prospect of the Year —...
Via The Queensbury Rules
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Lomachenko Seeks To Dethrone Salido

For immediate release - photo credit: Chris Farina/Top Rank SAN ANTONIO (February 13, 2014) — Two-time Ukrainian Olympic gold medalist and 2013 Prospect of the Year VASYL LOMACHENKO (1-0, 1 KO), is in a hurry to make his mark, and in only his second professional fight, he will be challenging three-time world featherweight champion ORLANDO “Siri” SALIDO for Salido’s World...
Via BadCulture
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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