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VASYL LOMACHENKO RUMORS

More on Guerrero vs. Kamegai & Russell vs. Lomachenko results: Video highlights, photos, rankings updates

Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (32-2-1, 18 KOs), of Gilroy, Calif., capped a spectacularly exciting night of ferocious non-stop action where each fight was better than the last with a Fight Of The Year candidate 12-round unanimous decision over Yoshihiro Kamegai (24-2-1, 21 KOs), of Sapporo, Japan, Saturday on Showtime. Right here, you can check out a huge collection of post-fight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
13 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Gary Russell Jr. agrees to a point with fans who say Lomachenko has faced better competition

Gary Russell Jr. will co-main event this weekend at The Stub Hub Center against Vasyl Lomachenko in a match-up that is probably the most intriguing of the Showtime triple-header this Saturday. The card will feature match-ups between Devon Alexander and Jesus Soto-Karass as well as Robert Guerrero vs. Yoshihiro Kamegai. You can say that with the other two match-ups there is a clear...
Via Fight Hub TV
17 days ago  |  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
17 days ago  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Robert Guerrero, Vasyl Lomachenko And Gary Russell, Jr.

We’re back to using old timey images with the schedule. This one, via Flickr Commons and the Library of Congress, is of various British amateur boxers visiting New York in 1911. They don’t rock jumpsuits and moustaches like they used to. There’s a big old show this week and not much else, so we may as well jump right on in. There’ll be a more in depth preview of that card...
Via The Queensbury Rules
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Guerrero vs. Kamegai, Russell vs. Lomachenko, Alexander vs. Soto-Karass fight previews

This weekend on Showtime, Robert Guerrero takes on Yoshihiro Kamegai in his first fight in over a year, Gary Russell takes on Vasyl Lomachenko in a match pitting two potential superstars against one another, and Devon Alexander looks to bounce back from defeat against the always rugged Jesus Soto-Karass. Right here, you can watch a special video preview and promo for the Showtime...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
21 days ago  |  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

Olympic boxing star Lomachenko weighs pro career

Vasyl Lomachenko is meeting with several top boxing promoters while the two-time Olympic gold medalist considers launching a professional career, his adviser tells The Associated Press. Egis Klimas says Lomachenko is meeting with promotional companies Top Rank, Golden Boy and Main Events. The Ukrainian lightweight star likely will decide whether to turn pro in North America within...
Via AP on Fox
June 21, 2013  |  Discuss

APNewsBreak: Lomachenko signs pro deal with AIBA

World champion Vasyl Lomachenko and four of his medal-winning teammates on Ukraine's dominant Olympic boxing team have signed with a new professional boxing venture created by the governing body of the amateur sport. AIBA President Wu Ching-Kuo announced his signings of the world's best amateur boxer and his four talented teammates to The Associated Press on Friday. Lomachenko...
Via AP on Fox
August 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Lomachenko returns to Olympic boxing with win

Vasyl Lomachenko of Ukraine opened his second Olympics in the same dominant style that made him the best boxer in Beijing, overwhelming Dominican lightweight Wellington Arias in a 15-3 victory Thursday. Anthony Ogogo kept the British boxing team unbeaten at home with a stunning victory over world champion middleweight Ievgen Khytrov of Ukraine, the top seed in the Olympic tournament...
Via AP on Fox
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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