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VASYL LOMACHENKO RUMORS

Useless Fights: Lomachenko Crushes Sosa

The MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland is supposed to be a place of chance, across the river from a town in which all the endings are predictable. The House always wins. Last night was no different, but a thrill emerged. Vasyl Lomachenko (8-0-1. 6 KO) beat up Jason Sosa (20-2-4, 15 KO, just as we knew he would. Jason Sosa was never going to give Vasyl Lomachenko  a challenge...
Via The Queensbury Rules
4 days ago  |  Discuss

He has 7 wins — and could be the best boxer in the world

Vasyl Lomachenko continues his quest to be recognized as the best pound-for-pound boxer on the planet Saturday night when he defends his WBO junior lightweight championship against Jason “El Canito” Sosa. The fight will be held at The Theater at MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Md.; HBO will televise beginning at 10 p.m. ET....
Via New York Post
6 days ago

Jason Sosa has his hands full with Vasyl Lomachenko

You might say Jason Sosa knows what he'll be up against Saturday when he challenges Vasyl Lomachenko for his super featherweight belt. "I am very excited for April 8 and I am going to be in the best condition of my life," he said during a recent conference call. "I have to be to fight one of the top pound-for-pound fighters in the world and the best amateur fighter that ever lived.
Via LA Daily News
6 days ago

Lomachenko could complete big night for Ukranian pro boxing

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Vasyl Lomachenko could complete a banner night for Ukrainian boxing Saturday by defending his WBO junior lightweight title against Jason Sosa, even if his own reputation stands little to gain. Lomachenko (7-1) and Sosa (20-1-4) headline the maiden fight night at the MGM National Harbor in Washington’s Maryland suburbs, an HBO card also featuring two of Lomachenko’s...
Via MyNorthwest.com
7 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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