Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 10/28/14

BEIJING - AUGUST 23: Gold medalist Vasyl Lomachenko of Ukraine poses during the medal ceremony for the Men's Feather (57kg) Final Bout held at Workers' Indoor Arena on Day 15 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 23, 2008 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
Top pound for pound amateur Lomachenko is latest addition to APB The AIBA Professional Boxing (APB) Program has underlined its position at the top of world boxing after signing Ukrainian Olympic Champion Vasyl Lomachenko and teammates AIBA World Champions Oleksandr Usyk and Taras Shelestyuk for the competition, which starts next year.   AIBA is also delighted to announce that fellow top Ukrainian boxers Denys Berinchyk, Oleksandr Gvozdyk and Pavlo Ishchenko, along with Tajik star Anvar Yunusov and Argentine duo Fernando Martinez and Junior Leandro Zarate have also put pen to paper to join the APB Program. Credit: AIBA Dr Ching-Kuo Wu, AIBA President and APB Board Chairman said: "These signings are a real message of intent and this is only the beginning. The future of our sport has arrived, Olympic and Professional boxing under one umbrella, united for a better and more prosperous future." Considered by many to be the best pound for pound Olympic boxer, 24-year-old ...
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