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Linares-Lomachenko finalized for May 12

Golden Boy and Top Rank have signed a deal for Jorge Linares to defend his 135-pound crown against Vasyl Lomachenko, who will move up from 130 pounds, on May 12 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
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Boxer Stephen Smith nearly has ear torn off during fight

A boxing match was stopped on Saturday night after one of the fighters was unable to continue because his ear was nearly torn off.Stephen Smith had a nasty cut down his left ear that was causing heavy bleeding and needed some medical attention. His fight with Francisco Vargas at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas had to be stopped after the ninth round because of the cut. Afterwards,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Vasyl Lomachenko has awesome new nickname after making Rigondeaux quit

Not only is Vasyl Lomachenko a bad man in the ring, but he also is an ace marketer.Lomachenko fought previously unbeaten Guillermo Rigondeaux on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden in New York and won after Rigo quit following the sixth round, citing a hand injury.Lomachenko is now 10-1 with eight knockouts, but the crazy thing is he’s now won four fights in a row by making his...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Guillermo Rigondeaux: Prediction

December 9th is a day many boxing fans will be glued to their TVs. Vasyl Lomachenko and Guillermo Rigondeaux are set to embark on a fight like no other. Two highly skilled southpaw boxers facing one another is far from typical. In one corner you have a fighter that many believe to be the new pound-for-pound king, Vasyl. The other corner is home to a boxer who has been constantly...
Via isportsweb.com
October 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Useless Fights: Lomachenko Crushes Sosa

The MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland is supposed to be a place of chance, across the river from a town in which all the endings are predictable. The House always wins. Last night was no different, but a thrill emerged. Vasyl Lomachenko (8-0-1. 6 KO) beat up Jason Sosa (20-2-4, 15 KO, just as we knew he would. Jason Sosa was never going to give Vasyl Lomachenko  a challenge...
Via The Queensbury Rules
April 09, 2017  |  Discuss

2016 Knockout Of The Year: Vasyl Lomachenko Vs Roman Martinez

It’s fitting that discourse surrounding Vasyl Lomachenko ranges between extremes. Criticism is often speculative — sometimes wholly unfounded — and the praise can be hyperbolic to the point of absurdity. Similarly, the two-time Olympic gold medalist has not only faced extraordinarily lofty expectations, but also smashed them at an unprecedented pace. What’s more, the 28-year-old...
Via The Queensbury Rules
December 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Vasyl Lomachenko Scores Gorgeous KO Of Roman Martinez

Maaaaaaaybe Vasyl Lomachenko’s 130-pound debut went A-OK. On HBO Saturday night, he scored one of the best knockouts of 2016, taking out veteran contender Roman Martinez with a sensational uppercut-hook combo. Martinez went head-to-head with Orlando Salido twice, fought Juan Carlos Burgos, Diego Magdaleno, Ricky Burns and others and only lost by knockout one other time, to Mikey...
Via The Queensbury Rules
June 11, 2016  |  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 Rico, FELIX...
Via BadCulture
April 28, 2016  |  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 his...
Via BadCulture
May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Olympic boxing star Vasyl Lomachenko goes pro

Two-time gold medalist Vasyl Lomachenko is ready to begin his pro boxing career. Top Rank has signed the Ukrainian Olympic star, the promotional company announced Friday. Lomachenko is widely considered one of the greatest amateur boxers of the past several decades. He won Olympic gold medals with unbeaten runs in Beijing and London, and he claimed two world championships in between...
Via FOX Sports
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

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