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Lomachenko needs to fight with more urgency

By Eric Thomas: Two time Olympic gold medalist Vasyl Lomachenko (2-1, 1 KO’s) took advantage of his size and power advantage over the 5’4” Gary Russell Jr (24-1, 14 KO’s) last Saturday night to pound out a 12 round majority decision to win the vacant WBO featherweight title.  → read full story

Guerrero beats Kamegai; Lomachenko tops Russell Jr; Alexander dominates Soto Karass

By Jim Dower: In a fight of the year candidate, Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (32-2-1, 18 KO’s) defeated Yoshihiro Kamegai (24-2-1, 21 KO’s) in a tougher than expected fight on Saturday night at the StubHub Center in Carson, California.  → read full story

Purses: Guerrero $1M, Kamegai $75k; Lomachenko $631,500, Russell $ 421k, Alexander $450K

By Dan Ambrose: In what will sure to surprise a lot of boxing fans, Robert Guerrero (31-2-1, 18 KO’s) will be by far the highest paid fighter on Saturday’s Showtime fight card from the StubHub Center in Carson, California.  → read full story

Weights: Guerrero-Kamegai, Lomachenko-Russell Jr

By Dan Ambrose: Welterweight contender Robert Guerrero (31-2-1, 18 KO’s) weighed in today at 146 pounds for his fight against Yoshihiro Kamegai (24-1-1, 21 KO’s) for their fight on Saturday night at the StubHub Center in Carson, California.  → read full story

Lomachenko takes a career risk against Russell Jr

(Picture credit: Hogan Photos) By Dan Ambrose: #4 WBO Vasyl Lomachenko (1-1) will be taking a big career risk this Saturday night against the more experienced #1 WBO Gary Russell Jr (24-0, 14 KO’s) in an ill-advised fight for the vacant WBO featherweight title at the StubHub Center, in Carson, California, USA.  → read full story

Guerrero-Kamegai, Russell Jr-Lomachenko, Alexander-Soto Karass discussion

LOS ANGELES (June 18, 2014) – Seven of the talented boxers who will fight Saturday on SHOWTIME® and SHOWTIME EXTREME® and one promising fighter making his Golden Boy Promotions debut participated in an open media workout Wednesday at Westside Boxing Club.  → read full story

Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Gary Russell Jr for the WBO featherweight title this Saturday, June 21

By Paul Richardson: This Saturday night two time Ukrainian Olympic gold medalist #4 WBO Vasyl Lomachenko (1-1, 1 KO) takes on flashy American #1 WBO Gary Russell Jr (24-0, 14 KO’s) at the StubHub Center in Carson, California.  → read full story

Alexander-Soto Karass & Lomachenko-Russell Jr quotes

Kelly Swanson Thanks, everybody, for joining the call today.  → read full story

Lomachenko vs. Russell Jr on June 21st at StubHub Center, Carson, California

By Matt Wood: Two exciting featherweights will square off for the vacant WBO 126-pound title this month on June 21 in American Gary Russell Jr.  → read full story

Contracts signed for Russell Jr. vs. Lomachenko fight on June 21st

By Allan Fox: The contracts have been signed for the June 21st fight between #1 WBO Gary Russell Jr.  → read full story

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