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Lomachenko & Rigondeaux Gloves At Hall

History was made at Madison Square Garden on December 9th as it marked the first time in boxing that two-time Olympic gold medalists fought each other as professionals. WBO junior lightweight champion Vasily “Hi-Tech” Lomachenko defeated WBA super bantamweight champion Guillermo “El Chacal” Rigondeaux via 6th round TKO in a bout televised live on ESPN.… […]

WBA strips Guillermo Rigondeaux of 122lb title

By Sean Jones: Guillermo Rigondeaux’s 6th round stoppage loss to WBO super featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko has resulted in him being stripped of his WBA Super World super bantamweight title by the World Boxing Association for his defeat on December 9.… Read

No Mas: A brief etymology of what quitting means to the boxing world

By Alden Chodash: Boxing is one of the most dangerous sports in the world. If that’s not readily apparent by the tragic brain injuries suffered by the likes of Meldrick Taylor, Riddick Bowe, and Gerald McClellan, the impact left by the ring deaths of Earnie Schaaf, Duk Koo Kim, and Leavander Johnson sent a clear […]

Mayweather talks of Lomachenko comparison and Rigondeaux fight

By Chris Williams: Floyd Mayweather Jr. wasn’t all that impressed with what he saw from Vasyl Lomachenko’s recent 6th round stoppage win over Guillermo Rigondeaux from December 9. Mayweather says he saw immediately that Lomachenko was much bigger than Rigondeaux when the two of them stepped foot inside the ring. … Read

Lomachenko vs. Rigondeaux draws 2,114,000 viewers on ESPN

By Stanley White: The highly hyped Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Guillermo Rigondeaux contest wasn’t much of a compelling fight for the boxing fans that took time out to watch it on ESPN last Saturday night, but it brought in a lot of viewers who got caught up into the pre-fight discussion about the fight. … Read

Vasiliy Lomachenko vs. Guillermo Rigondeaux was the Most-Viewed Telecast of the Day on Cable Among Men 18 to 34 and Men 18 to 49

Saturday’s Top Rank on ESPN telecast, featuring Vasiliy Lomachenko successfully defending his WBO World Junior Lightweight title against Guillermo Rigondeaux (17-1-0, 11 KO), delivered big on ratings and viewership, making it Saturday’s most-viewed telecast on cable television among men 18-34 and men 18-49, according to final viewership data from Nielsen Media Research.… Read

“Taz” Talks: Lomachenko-Rigondeaux

By Power VCT: Jeff “Taz” Bumpus gives his professional experience and boxing insight on Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Guillermo Rigondeaux from last Saturday night at Madison Square Garden in New York.… Read

Mikey Garcia analyzes why Lomachenko’s opponents are quitting

By Chris Williams: Lightweight champion Mikey Garcia has a completely unique perspective as to why WBO super featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko’s opponents have been quitting lately in his last several fights. While the boxing public believe overwhelmingly that Lomachenko’s opponents are quitting because of his massive talent, Mikey sees there being another reason for why […]

Lomachenko-Rigondeaux: Matrix like Performance, Gentleman Gerry & More

By Don Smith: Boxing Fans, A SRO crowd of 5,500 including a large press contingent witnessed WBO Junior lightweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko (10-1-8 knockouts) successfully defend his crown against Guillermo Rigondeaux (17-1-11) at Madison Square Garden in New York on Saturday 12/9. After a close first round, Lomachenko, aka “Hi-Tech” showed off his Matrix like […]

Rigondeaux’s left hand NOT broken says promoter Dino Duva

By Tim Royner: Guillermo Rigondeaux did NOT suffer a broken left hand in his loss to super featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko as originally thought last Saturday night at Madison Square Garden. According to Rigondeaux’s promoter Dino Duva, he suffered a bruised left hand in the fight. … Read

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