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VASYL LOMACHENKO RUMORS

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...
Via The Queensbury Rules
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lomachenko successfully defends WBO junior lightweight title

LAS VEGAS (AP) Vasyl Lomachenko successfully defended his WBO junior lightweight title, winning when Nicholas Walters was unable to continue after seven rounds Saturday night at the Cosmopolitan. Lomachenko, the 28-year-old Ukrainian star who won two Olympic gold medals, improved to 7-1. Lomachenko dropped to 26-1-1. ''My goal is to be the No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter in the...
Via Associated Press
November 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Vasyl Lomachenko Dominates Cowardly Nicholas Walters

A super-exciting matchup we’d waited for forever turned into a mismatch followed by a quit job of epic proportions on HBO Saturday night, as Vasyl Lomachenko outclassed a toilet paper-soft Nicholas Walters to force Walters to give an actual “no mas.” This was honestly one of the best couple pairings that could be made in 2016, so the puss-out from Walters stands up as one of...
Via The Queensbury Rules
November 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Vasyl Lomachenko Vs Nicholas Walters And The Rest Of The Week’s Boxing Schedule

Boxing fans have been spoiled in November: Manny Pacquiao’s return, Andre Ward vs Sergey Kovalev and now the first one on this list. Vasyl Lomachenko vs Nicholas Walters, Saturday, HBO, Las Vegas.  On paper, Pacquiao vs Jessie Vargas and Ward vs Kovalev weren’t likely to produce amazing results, but Ward vs Kovalev came close. Lomachenko vs Walters is a match-up of real punchers...
Via The Queensbury Rules
November 25, 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...
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

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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