The Vasilily Lomachenko-Teofimo Lopez Jr. fight is on for October, although the contracts had not yet been signed, according to multiple reports. Lomachenko coasted to victory with the three judges scoring the bout 119â107, 117â109, and 117â109 in his favour. , Prior to turning professional, Lomachenko competed in the lightweight division of the World Series of Boxing (WSB) from January to May 2013.  It was reported that Lomachenko would earn $1.2 million, but guaranteed closer to $3.2 million. Between rounds 3 and 4, Reiss explained he'd not actually waved off the fight, and instead called a technical knockdown â he was seen immediately pointing and saying "down". A three-division world champion – and the Boxing Writers Association of America’s “2017 Fighter of the … The loss also marked the first time Rigondeaux had lost since 2003, when he was still an amateur. It happens.  At first glance, Lomachenko, and even the crowd, thought it looked as if Reiss had stopped the fight, causing Lomachenko to celebrate by jumping on the corner ropes. Where can I watch the Linares-Lomachenko WBA lightweight title fight?  On 23 May, Lomachenko officially vacated his WBO super featherweight title. , Lomachenko was coached by his father Anatoly Lomachenko from a young age. Mandatory contender for the IBF lightweight belt, Teofimo Lopez (14-0, 11 KOs), shared his expectations of the upcoming fight with Richard Commie (29-2, 26 KOs). The Los Angeles Times' Lance Pugmire was told by Bob Arum on 26 January 2018 that Lomachenko would have his next fight at lightweight. In a highly competitive and exciting fight, Lomachenko (11-1, 9 KOs) knocked out Linares to win the lightweight world title at Madison Square Garden … There, he won his second consecutive gold medal to become a two-weight world champion. After what looked to be a 3 to 4 second count by Reiss, the fight was waved off, giving Lomachenko the win and retaining his sanctioned belts. Referee Ricky Gonzalez stopped the fight at 2 minutes, 8 seconds of round 10. The fight drew 761,000 viewers on HBO. He's explosive. ", CompuBox stats showed Lomachenko landed 114 of 437 punches thrown (26 percent) while Walters landed 49 of 264 (19 percent). , It was announced prior to Lomachenko's mandatory fight against Piriyapinyo that the winner would next fight 28 year old Puerto Rican boxer Gamalier RodrÃguez (25-2-3, 17 KOs). Lomachenko-Walters Media Workout Published on Nov 22, 2016. He was also docked a point by referee in fifth round for a low blow. Following the post fight, Arum told ESPN, he would like to make a rematch with Salido next, followed by a lightweight title fight against Terry Flanagan and then a super fight with Manny Pacquiao. He has won several awards by media outlets throughout his career. The one exception is Mikey Garcia, but it is the prospect of the near future. He stated if the bout with Rigondeaux was made, it would likely take place at the Madison Square Garden Theatre and a potential rematch with Salido would take place in Los Angeles. The loss snapped Linares' 13-fight win streak. With Richard Commey and Isa Chaniev set to fight for the vacant IBF lightweight title, it was highly likely that the winner would fight Lomachenko in what would be Lomachenko's second unification fight. He's a very technical fighter. The first knockdown came towards the end of the third round when Lomachenko landed a straight left to Marriaga, who was off balance. In the fourth round, an accidental clash of heads opened up a cut above Lomachenko's left eye. Top Rank intended to finalize the deal with promoter Lou DiBella, which would see Commey vs. Chaniev take place on 2 February 2019 at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas. Arum also mentioned lightweight contender Ray BeltrÃ¡n, but said he would like to capture a world title at lightweight before a potential fight with Lomachenko. I connected with some good punches, but I couldn't get the result I was looking for. The move from HBO to ESPN was done to expose Lomachenko and gain more viewership, but was down by 104,000 compared to Lomachenko's last fight against Sosa on HBO.  In his in-ring interview, Lomachenko called for a lightweight unification fight with the winner of Richard Commey vs. TeÃ³fimo LÃ³pez, who contested for the IBF title in December. In fact, Lopez secured a victory in the first six rounds due to Lomachenko's extremely low activity. " The fight averaged 728,000 viewers on ESPN. Rodriguez earned the title shot after knocking out Martin Cardona. By mid-fight Lomachenko looked to have a solid lead on the cards, but the fight seemed closer in the ring.  Lomachenko's purse for the fight was $800,000. The event marked Bob Arum's 2,000th promoted card, as well as celebrating his 50th anniversary as a promoter. He won gold at the 2009 World Championships in Milan. Any fighter over the limit would face a penalty of more than $10,000.  On fight night, Lomachenko weighed 137.4 pounds and Rigondeaux weighed 130 pounds.  Arum was pushing for the fight to take place at Madison Square Garden on 12 May 2018. Inspired designs on t-shirts, posters, stickers, home decor, and more by independent artists and designers from around the world. The fight took place in front of 7,323 at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas on 1 March 2014. Maybe, but maybe not. Pacquiao helped tough fights with Erik Morales, Juan Manuel Marquez, a fight with Oscar de La Hoya. By mid-fight Lomachenko looked to have a solid lead on the cards, but the fight seemed closer in the ring. The reason behind the date was explained by Arum, "May 12th is an extraordinarily important date for ESPN programming.  The fight peaked at 886,000 viewers HBO and averaged 832,000 viewers.  According to CompuBox Stats, Lomachenko landed 72 of 249 shots (29%), and Crolla landed only 12 of his 96 thrown (13%), this included 7 power shots, compared to Lomachenko's 58 power shots. Read More. In the seventh round, Lomachenko stopped using his left hand; it was later confirmed that he injured that hand. So will Lomachenko really fight late this year? I injured the top of my left hand in the second round. Muhammad Ali. WBA, WBO lightweight champion Vasiliy Lomachenko (13-1, 10 KOs) is taking part in his 15th professional bout on Saturday night, when he faces Luke Campbell at … Perhaps the most interesting and potentially pioneering aspect of Lomachenko’s training is his mental training, using specific game-related tasks & exercises. Lomachenko said he wanted to follow this victory by only fighting current world champions at super featherweight for a chance to unify the division or he would move up lightweight. , Lomachenko attempted to make history by winning a world championship in his second fight and breaking Saensak Muangsurin's record, who won a junior welterweight world title in his third pro fight in 1975.  The fight headlined HBO World Championship Boxing. , As of October 2020, Lomachenko is ranked as the world's second best active boxer, pound for pound, by Boxing Writers Association of America, sixth by ESPN, seventh by The Ring and tenth by the TBRB.  Salido informed his manager Sean Gibbons, that he had no issues with fighting Lomachenko in December. Lomachenko earned his first $1 million purse. Vasyl Lomachenko. Ukraine’s double Olympic champ and three-weight king bids to become the undisputed lightweight boss by snatching the IBF title from the New Yorker on October 17. Even after negotiations to meet his financial needs, Salido still denied the offer due to other problems, mentioning weight and hand issues. , Within a week of Lomachenko successfully unifying at lightweight, Top Rank president Todd duBoef announced Lomachenko would return to the ring on 12 April 2019 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, headlining Friday night Top Rank Boxing on ESPN. Although it was a corner retirement, the California State Athletic Commission ruled it a KO win. He then competed as a lightweight at the 2011 World Championships in Baku after AIBA removed the featherweight division. The bout was similar to Lomachenko's previous fight with Walters, who also pulled out. , Lomachenko is known for his exceptional footwork and ability to switch stances. , For the first time as a professional, Lomachenko unified in a weight division as he beat Pedraza via unanimous decision to retain his WBA (Super) title and claim Pedraza's WBO lightweight title, before a sellout crowd of 5,312. Lomachenko’s a myriad of boxing tricks. ET on Saturday. Two judges had it for Salido 116â112 and 115â113, while the third had it for Lomachenko 115â113. In an interview, WBO President Paco Valcarcel said that the fight should take place no later than July 2014. Access fight highlights, the latest news, revealing videos, and upcoming fight schedule for Davis, right here on PBC. " Lomachenko was paid $850,000 for the bout, at the time a career-high purse. Gomez stated they were happy with the fight, however the date of 12 May was not a good date for them, as they already had plans for that date.  With this victory, Lomachenko joined Saensak Muangsurin as the only other boxer to have won a world title in the quickest amount of time since turning professional, accomplishing the feat in just his third professional bout. Carl Moretti called Eric Gomez of Golden Boy informing them of the date. Lomachenko actually lost that first title fight, by split decision to Orlando Salido in March 2014. He explained he was accounting for the ropes' aid to Crolla's ability to stand, since if the ropes had been absent Crolla would've been down and it is against the rules for a fighter to have any outside support in standing throughout the entire duration of the fight, thus justifying this rarely used but sanctioned technical knockdown.  Lomachenko became the fastest boxer to win a world title in two weight divisions knocking out Martinez in the 5th round of the world title fight.  The card averaged 1.73 million viewers on ESPN, which did not include ESPN Deportes or the online streaming service.. It was during the championship rounds where the fight came alive. Because of this, Crolla continued on into round 4 where after briefly trying to rally back he was knocked down in second 52 by a right hook to the temple. The one time Manny got smoked by Marquez the 4th time, it was back to Manny the protected. Vasily Lomachenko (10-1, 8 KOs) scored a TKO victory over Guillermo Rigondeaux (17-1, 11 KOs) after the Cuban refused to continue the fight after the 6th round, citing the left hand injury. Lopez ne croit pas qu’il laissera les juges décider du résultat « J’espère que nous aurons tout réglé pour que ce type de combat se produise cette année », a déclaré Lopez à propos du combat avec Lomachenko. , The WBO title remained vacant due to Salido not making weight. Top Rank were hoping to match Lomachenko with then-WBA featherweight champion Nicholas Walters in a unification fight. I wanted to continue the fight, but my corner stopped the fight.  Lomachenko landed 368 of 1006 punches thrown (37%) and Piriyapinyo landed 94 of his 501 thrown (19%). , After winning the WBA (Super) and The Ring lightweight titles, promoter Arum stated that Lomachenko would defend the belts on 25 August 2018 at The Forum in Inglewood, California. According to Lomachenko, the shoulder popped out and then back in in the second round. Lomachenko retained the WBA, WBO and The Ring lightweight titles, and gained the vacant WBC lightweight title by defeating Campbell by unanimous decision. The fight would main event an ESPN card. Tim Bradley was an athlete that could go hard for 12, but he didn’t punch hard enough to threaten Pacquiao with a KO loss; and you aren’t going to beat Manny on stamina and …  By the end of January 2019, purse bids for Lomachenko vs. Anthony Crolla (34-7-3, 13 KOs) were pushed back two days to 6 February 2019 with the minimum bid being $150,000. Lomachenko landed 227 of 586 punches thrown (39%) compared to Rodriguez who landed only 55 of 285 (19%). , In front of a sell-out crowd of 5,102 at the Theater, Lomachenko retained his WBO title, dominating the fight with superior boxing skills, forcing Rigondeaux to retire on his stool after round 6.  For the fight, Linares was paid a career high $1 million, with Lomachenko receiving a $1.2 million purse.  Lomachenko used his power and swift skills to maintain control of the fight until the final bell. 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At the time of stoppage, two judges had each fighter ahead 86â84 on their respective scorecards and the third judge Julie Lederman had it 85â85 even. Russell Jr. landed only 10% of his punches thrown, with a lot of combinations being missed or blocked. There's (Orlando) Salido, who's sniffing around and the third is (Miguel) Berchelt." I was having a good time, but I knew the end would be on a body shot. Marriaga beat the count and walked towards his corner. Alongside Lomachenko, the five other standout finalists selected were: Laszlo Papp, Teofilo Stevenson, Felix Savon, Mark Breland, and Guillermo Rigondeaux. 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