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Vasyl Lomachenko-Jason Sosa card now includes Oleksandr Usyk-Michael Hunter & Oleksandr Gvozdyk-Yunieski Gonzalez

The Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Jason Sosa junior lightweight world championship event has become an embarrassment of Ukrainian riches with the addition of two title fights. Undefeated WBO cruiserweight world champion and Olympic gold medalist Oleksandr Usyk and Olympic bronze medalist Oleksandr Gvozdyk will be in action against Michael Hunter and Yunieski Gonzalez respectively, in all...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
9 days ago

Vasyl Lomachenko has respect for Jason Sosa

Not only has Vasyl Lomachenko become one of the most impressive fighters in the world in just over three years as a pro, he also likes to make people laugh. Lomachenko was asked this week if, when he looks in the mirror, he sees the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world. "It is very hard to answer the question because when I look in the mirror I don't think about who the pound...
Via LA Daily News
16 days ago

Vasyl Lomachenko & Jason Sosa discuss upcoming clash on HBO

Vasyl Lomachenko and Jason Sosa will square of on HBO on April 8th, from the MGM National Harbor outside of Washington D.C. They held an announcement conference call to discuss the bout, find all the quotes here. JASON SOSA: I would like to that God. I would like to thank Top Rank, Russell Peltz and HBO and also Lomachenko and his team for accepting this opportunity. I am very excited...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
16 days ago

Ukranian 130-pounder Vasyl Lomachenko finds a foe for National Harbor bout in Jason Sosa

Vasyl Lomachenko concedes that when he looks in the mirror, he’s not worried whether boxing’s best pound-for-pound fighter is staring back at him. “I am working on my hair,” he says. Others in the sport, though, are much more eager to tout Lomachenko’s skills and accomplishments. Despite having only eight professional fights under his belt, […]
Via DC Sports Blog
17 days ago

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

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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