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

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