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Interviews About What’s Next For Sergio Martinez, Vasyl Lomachenko And Others

This weekend TQBR had a chance to talk to Main Events’ Kathy Duva, fellow promoter Lou DiBella and manager Egis Klimas about their plans for the fighters they represent. In a previous post, they talked about Sergey Kovalev vs. Blake Caparello. Here, they talk about Sergio Martinez, Vasyl Lomachenko, Evgeny Gradovich, a featherweight tournament, Curtis Stevens, Steve Cunningham...
Via The Queensbury Rules
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Vasyl Lomachenko wins WBO title in third pro fight

Vasyl Lomachenko beat Gary Russell Jr. by majority decision to win the vacant WBO featherweight title Saturday night — and it was only his third professional fight.The Ukrainian boxer — who already lost a split decision to Orlando Salido in March — was given the hasty title shot after the Mexican fighter was stripped of his belt for failing to make the weight.  Lomachenko...
Via The Other Paper
June 22, 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 —...
Via The Queensbury Rules
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Vasyl Lomachenko Ready to Make History

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 Boxing Organization (WBO) featherweight title.  The Salido-Lomachenko world championship...
Via Ringnews24
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Vasyl Lomachenko to make pro debut on Bradley vs. Marquez PPV

Two-time Ukrainian Olympic gold medalist Vasyl “The Great” Lomachenko will jump into the deep end of boxing’s international-sized swimming pool when he makes his professional debut in a 10-round featherweight bout against Jonathan Oquendo (23-3, 16 KOs), of Puerto Rico. Lomachenko’s pro debut, one of the toughest pro debuts for an amateur fighter in oh, the last 100 years...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 21, 2013  |  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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