Weekend results: Vasyl Lomachenko & John Molina among big winners on Saturday night

Dueling cards were presented on Saturday night, a tripleheader on Showtime starting at 9pm Eastern, and an HBO Boxing card doubleheader starting at 10pm. There was a lot for fight fans to enjoy therefore, and we have the results rundown right here. Lomachenko Dominates & Stops Martinez Vasyl Lomachenko made it seem all too easy against respected, tough titleholder...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Lomachenko Crushes Martinez With Big KO For Win (Video)

For Vasyl Lomachenko, moving up in weight to challenge for a bigger piece of the pie proved not to be a problem. In fiery, spectacular Lomachenko defeated WBO junior lightweight champion Roman (Rocky) Martinez to become champion on Saturday night at the Madison Square Garden Theater in New York. “I need more fights; it’s not enough fights for me,” Lomachenko said through...
Via BadCulture
8 days ago  |  Discuss

This is what Rocky Martinez saw when he woke up from a devastating knockout

Rocky Martinez got slept, as the kids say.The former WBO junior lightweight champ saw Vasyl Lomachenko take the belt after getting knocked out cold in the fifth round of their title fight Saturday night at Madison Square Garden.When Martinez woke up, he had a front row seat for Lomachenko's celebratory backflip, captured in this great photo by Rick Schultz.Lomachenko then dedicated...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch this punishing knockout for the WBO junior lightweight title

NEW YORK —€” Vasyl Lomachenko turned a Puerto Rican celebration into a Ukrainian holiday with a brutal knockout of Rocky Martinez to take the WBO junior lightweight title Saturday night.On the eve of Puerto Rico Day, two-time Olympic gold medalist Lomachenko was dominant. Scoring with vicious left-handed leads, he connected on four straight, including a precise uppercut in the...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Lomachenko pounds his way to title: ‘Couldn’t see his hands’

Someone once said Vasyl Lomachenko wasn’t much of a puncher. It’s time to rethink that. The Ukrainian captured his second world title in just his seventh professional fight, knocking out Roman “Rocky” Martinez of Puerto Rico in the fifth round Saturday night before a crowd of 4,545 at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. Lomachenko,...
Via New York Post
8 days ago

Vasyl Lomachenko Scores Gorgeous KO Of Roman Martinez

Maaaaaaaybe Vasyl Lomachenko’s 130-pound debut went A-OK. On HBO Saturday night, he scored one of the best knockouts of 2016, taking out veteran contender Roman Martinez with a sensational uppercut-hook combo. Martinez went head-to-head with Orlando Salido twice, fought Juan Carlos Burgos, Diego Magdaleno, Ricky Burns and others and only lost by knockout one other time, to Mikey...
Via The Queensbury Rules
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Weights & photos: Roman Martinez vs. Vasyl Lomachenko

Saturday’s HBO Boxing After Dark doubleheader telecast begins at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. The main event of the evening, a 12-round junior lightweight title bout, features Rocky Martinez defending his crown against Vasyl Lomachenko. Right here, find the Martinez vs. Lomachenko weigh-in results from the pre-fight festivities held at the Garden on Friday afternoon ahead of fight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Roman Martinez vs. Vasyl Lomachenko final presser photos & videos

The final press conference was held this afternoon at Madison Square Garden in advance of Saturday night’s HBO card, headlined by Roman Martinez vs. Vasyl Lomachenko. Also appearing on the televised card is Felix Verdejo, fighting on the eve of the Puerto Rican Day parade in new York City, and in that, taking on a role that was formerly Miguel Cotto’s. Martinez vs....
Via Pro Boxing Fans
10 days ago  |  Discuss

HBO Boxing Martinez vs. Lomachenko card preview & fight week workout photos

HBO Boxing lights up Broadway on the eve of New York’s Puerto Rican Day Parade when HBO Boxing After Dark Roman Martinez vs. Vasyl Lomachenko and Felix Verdejo vs. Juan Jose Martinez is seen this Saturday June 11th at 10pm from The Theater at Madison Square Garden. Right here, we have the official HBO Boxing preview of the Martinez vs. Lomachenko show. Plus, we also have...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
11 days ago  |  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

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