Lomachenko Comes Off The Floor, Stops Linares in Ten

It wasn’t easy, but Vasyl Lomachenko was able to overcome a knockdown and win his third world title in as many weight classes in just his eleventh fight. The undercard featured 2016 Olympic gold medalist Fazliddin Gaibnazarov, who stopped Jesus Silveira in the fourth round of a scheduled eight rounder.  Gaibnazarov was considerably more engaging here than in previous, throwing Continue reading Lomachenko Comes Off The Floor, Stops Linares in Ten

Valdez retains title, decisions Marriaga in 12 round war

In a hellacious twelve round battle, Oscar Valdez retained his World Boxing Organization (WBO) featherweight title and his undefeated record (22-0) against two-time title challenger Miguel Marriaga (25-2, 21 KO). It was a grueling war of attrition full of ebbs and flows with neither fighter backing down. The action culminated in tenth, a candidate for round of the year, where Continue reading Valdez retains title, decisions Marriaga in 12 round war