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Timothy Bradley stops Brandon Rios, an odd sight

Boxing watchers tend to see too much of one side or the other when a fighter looks good and his opponent looks bad. Both sides were in exhibition in roughly even — and extreme — measure Saturday on HBO when a nimble, disciplined Timothy Bradley, newly under the tutelage of Teddy Atlas, surprisingly stopped the previously unstopped Brandon Rios, who was so out of it he retired...
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Brandon Rios vs. Timothy Bradley/Romulo Koasicha vs. Vasyl Lomachenko Preview and Questions

  Tomorrow night, WBO World Welterweight Champion Timothy Bradley defends his title against Brandon Rios. At 32, Bradley is coming off a wild ride in his last six. Bradley started on this roller coaster by defeating Manny Pacquiao in a decision that could be considered one of the worst in the history of professional boxing. Worse off, Bradley was sidelined with a foot injury for...
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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...
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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

Future Super Fight Series: Guillermo Rigondeaux vs. Vasyl Lomachenko

Previewing Potential Super Fights - Rigondeaux vs. Lomachenko: In the first installment of an exciting new series here at, we take a look at one of the best potential super fights looming on the horizon, Guillermo Rigondeaux vs. Vasyl Lomachenko. In the Future Super Fight Series, we cast aside the ridiculousness of failed super fights such as Floyd Mayweather...
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December 02, 2014  |  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 —...
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Vasyl Lomachenko HBO video feature

In this special video feature from HBO, which will air on Saturday night's HBO Boxing doubleheader, we get to learn more about the Ukrainian Olympic legend, Vasyl Lomachenko. We get to hear about how he got involved with boxing, and how he was raised. For him, it feels like a short time ago that he first stepped into the ring and was a kid dreaming of winning an Olympic medal. All...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 24, 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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