[14], Lomachenko was coached by his father Anatoly Lomachenko from a young age. It was confirmed that the fight would take place live on ESPN on August 5, 2017 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Despite being a heavy underdog, Campbell started well and took the first round. Following a forced move up to lightweight, he won his second consecutive Olympic gold medal at the 2012 Olympic Games in London to become a rare two-weight Olympic champion. According to the WBO, "If the fight is held in the country of origin, residence or nationality of one of the contenders, the resident contestant shall receive 40 percent and his opponent shall receive 60 percent off the total purse offered." Bob Arum interested in signing Vasyl Lomachenko’s bestie Oleksandr Usyk World Boxing News 17:50 11-Dec-20. Arum stated Lomachenko only wanted challenges going forward and would likely next fight in May 2019. Even after negotiations to meet his financial needs, Salido still denied the offer due to other problems, mentioning weight and hand issues. Upon returning to his corner, Walters got up and walked to referee Tony Weeks, where he reiterated twice he did not want to continue. [21], Prior to turning professional, Lomachenko competed in the lightweight division of the World Series of Boxing (WSB) from January to May 2013. At the age of 30, Vasiliy is a five-year pro. I was having a good time, but I knew the end would be on a body shot. Lomachenko is married to Elena, and they have two children. 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. 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The big fight this week will be the world championship clash between WBA/WBO lightweight world champion Vasiliy Lomachenko (13-1, 10 KOs) and WBC #1 rated “Cool Hand” Luke Campbell (20-2, 16 KOs) at The O2 in London on Saturday. 506 of Pedraza's shots thrown where jabs in which only 31 landed. [125] Lomachenko was guaranteed a purse of $1 million, rising to $2 million and Pedraza was guaranteed $350,000, potentially earning closer to $1 million. Official biography, fight record, and exclusive photos of professional American boxer Gervontae Davis. Lomachenko landed 213 of 627 punches thrown (34%), with 112 jabs. Pedraza was happy with his performance and that he went "12 rounds with the best fighter in the world." Lomachenko soon found his groove, however, and almost had Campbell down in the 5th round but for the bell. [105] After the fight, Lomachenko said, "It was a great fight. A possible unification with WBO titleholder Raymundo Beltran (35-7-1, 21 KOs) was a likely possibility. Round 10 was arguably Pedraza's best as he landed a hard right hand to Lomachenko's body. VASILIY LOMACHENKO vs Teofimo Lopez is the unmissable boxing blockbuster no British broadcaster wants you to watch. [19][20] In November 2017, boxing website The Sweet Science conducted a readers' poll, which ran for several weeks, to determine the amateur boxer regarded by the public majority as the all-time best. Lomachenko wore Linares down with his fast shots through the first 9 rounds, before finishing the fight in round 10. VASILIY LOMACHENKO needs a serious rival or a life-and-death fight to cement his legacy as one of history's greatest boxers. [93][94] Arum was pushing for the fight to take place at Madison Square Garden on 12 May 2018. Martinez was coming off a draw against Orlando Salido in September 2015, after he controversially defeated him in their first fight in April 2015 for the WBO title. According to Lomachenko, the shoulder popped out and then back in in the second round. Le match d’unification entre l’invaincu Lopez (15-0, 12 KOs) et le champion WBA / WBC [franchise] / WBO Lomachenko (14-1, 10 KOs) n’a pas été signé, mais il est presque garanti que cela se produira. Vasiliy Lomachenko is one belt away from becoming the undisputed lightweight king Credit: Getty … 7. He is a former world champion in three weight classes, having held the WBO featherweight title from 2014 to 2015; the WBO junior lightweight title from 2016 to 2017; and the unified WBA (Super), WBC, WBO and Ring magazine lightweight titles between 2018 to October 2020. Gibbons believed Lomachenko needed Salido more than Salido would need Lomanchenko, as Lomachenko was looking to raise TV ratings and sell out a 10,000 capacity arena. [132] The initial two rounds were paced and methodical as Lomachenko visibly started to out-throw Crolla during round 2. The Ring and ESPN named him Prospect of the Year in 2013; CBS Sports named him Boxer of the Year in 2016; HBO Sports named him Boxer of the Year in 2016 and in 2017;[4][5] the Boxing Writers Association of America and The Ring named him Fighter of the Year in 2017. 11 Dec 17:50. The referee waved an end to the fight moments later. So will Lomachenko really fight late this year? [69] Lomachenko's purse for the fight was $800,000. Sosa's trainer, Raul Rivas explained why he pulled him out of the fight, "It was an accumulation of too many punches. He then went on to gymnastics before finally getting into the ring.[16]. Rigondeaux stated he had broken the top of his left hand in round two, which was the reason he did not come out for round 7. [25], After winning his second Olympic gold medal, Lomachenko made the decision to turn professional. [103][104] At the time of stoppage, two judges had each fighter ahead 86–84 on their respective scorecards and the third judge Julie Lederman had it 85–85 even. Lomochenko is a two-time Olympic gold medalist in 2008 and 2012, while Campbell was a 2012 gold … In the middle of the round, Lomachenko shook Pedraza following a left hand, which eventually followed with a right hand to the body, dropping Pedraza. Judge Lisa Giampa scored the fight a 114–114 draw, but judges Max DeLuca and Pat Russell scored the fight 116–112 in favour of Lomachenko. [123][124] The fight averaged 2,013,000 viewers, making it the second most-watched boxing match on American cable or network television in 2018. HBO provided the remainder of Walter's purse for the fight to go ahead. [72] Carl Moretti of Top Rank stated that Salido had initially turned down a $720,000 purse to fight Lomachenko in a rematch. Arum also mentioned lightweight contender Ray Beltrán, but said he would like to capture a world title at lightweight before a potential fight with Lomachenko. [95][96] On 17 February, Gomez stated the fight was not called off and Arum would need to be more flexible with the date as Golden Boy accepted Arum's terms that the fight would take place in New York. I injured the top of my left hand in the second round. I want to revenge Salido for my fans and give them a win over him. [131], In front of 10,101 in attendance, Lomachenko stopped Crolla in the first minute of round 4. Bob Arum also showed his admiration of Lomachenko, comparing him to former heavyweight world champion and legend Muhammad Ali, who had 27 of his professional fight promoted by Arum. This prompted Top Rank to start searching for a new opponent for Lomachenko. The one time Manny got smoked by Marquez the 4th time, it was back to Manny the protected. [68], Sosa was the most successful opponent Lomachenko had fought since Salido in terms of landing punches. Lomachenko made his professional debut in United States on 12 October 2013 as part of the undercard to Timothy Bradley vs. Juan Manuel Márquez, defeating Mexican fighter José Ramirez with a fourth-round knockout. [114][115][116] On 10 July, Lomachenko revealed he would return on 25 August. Lomachenko knocked down Campbell in the 11th round after a series of body shots followed by a stiff jab. Sosa weighed in at 130.4 pounds, he then stripped down naked and still over weighed at 130.2 and was given the time to trim the extra weight. He beat his five opponents by an astonishing 45 point margin, outscoring them 58–13, en route to his first gold medal at the senior level. Perhaps the most interesting and potentially pioneering aspect of Lomachenko’s training is his mental training, using specific game-related tasks & exercises. Where can I watch the Linares-Lomachenko WBA lightweight title fight? There's (Orlando) Salido, who's sniffing around and the third is (Miguel) Berchelt." All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours. [100] WBO president Francisco Valcarcel told Lomachenko, regardless of result, he would have 10 days to decide on whether he would return to super featherweight and defend his WBO or vacate. While none were able to claim the majority vote, Lomachenko won a plurality, having led the poll with nearly one-third of the total votes cast. I connected with some good punches, but I couldn't get the result I was looking for. [51] He overwhelmed, dominated and stopped Koasicha in the tenth round on a body shot. He has won several awards by media outlets throughout his career. Biography. A late surge, which saw him injure Salido in the final round, was unable to change the final result, losing by split decision. The broadcast will begin at 8 p.m. Vasyl Lomachenko. [66] He later returned to the Maryland commission's scale and successfully made weight exactly 130 pounds allowing himself to challenge for the WBO title. Lomachenko retained the WBA, WBO and The Ring lightweight titles, and gained the vacant WBC lightweight title by defeating Campbell by unanimous decision. [58], After Lomachenko dominated the first six rounds with his movement, he threw more combination punches in the sixth which left Walters visibly shaken. It was my next goal. Read More.