Vasyl Lomachenko retains, stops Sosa in Nine; Gvozdyk, Usyk score wins

Vasyl Lomachenko retained his WBO super-featherweight title with a ninth round technical knockout win over Jason Sosa. Lomachenko’s fluidity, speed, side-step lateral movement, punch selection, along with hand, shoulder and foot feints were on display, as he did whatever he wanted to Sosa whenever he wanted to. The question is asked, who’s next? A rematch with Orlando Salido? A title Continue reading Vasyl Lomachenko retains, stops Sosa in Nine; Gvozdyk, Usyk score wins

Ukrainian Dream Team Hitting Strides

Vasyl Lomachenko looks to defend his WBO 130 lbs. title this weekend against WBA-regular champion Jason Sosa. After comprising a legendary 396-1 record in the amateurs, which culminated in winning two Olympic gold medals as well as two world championships, Lomachenko decided to turn professional in seek of more glory. His attempts to be the first fighter in history to Continue reading Ukrainian Dream Team Hitting Strides

Michael Conlan Makes Pro Debut, Stops Ibarra in Three

In front of a raucous, largely pro-Ireland crowd, Michael Conlan, 122.75 lbs., of Belfast, North Ireland delivers in his professional debut as he stops Tim Ibarra (4-4), 123 lbs., of Colorado in the third round of a scheduled 6 round super featherweight bout in the Madison Square Garden Theatre. After two meticulous opening frames, the former amateur Commonwealth, European and Continue reading Michael Conlan Makes Pro Debut, Stops Ibarra in Three