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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

Lomachenko not surprised Rigondeaux quit

By Chris Williams: Vasyl Lomachenko (10-1, 8 KOs) said after his 6th round stoppage win over Cuban star Guillermo ‘The Jackal’ Rigondeaux (17-1, 11 KOs) that he wasn’t surprised he quit in the ring after the 6th round. … Read

Lomachenko disproves detractors in dominant TKO against Rigondeaux

By Godfrey Falcon: History was made on December 9th, 2017 at the Madison Square Garden in New York, where the first ever professional boxing match was held between two two-time Olympic Gold Medalists. It was a bout that had some critics and fans thinking 50-50, but also an alarmingly high number of people presuming it […]

Lomachenko’s win over Rigondeaux does nothing for him

By Chris Williams: Vasyl Lomachenko’s win last Saturday night over a smaller, older and injured 37-year-old super bantamweight Guillermo ‘The Jackal’ Rigondeaux (17-1, 11 KOs) won’t do anything to increase his popularity with the casual boxing fans of the sport. … Read

Has Rigondeaux tarnished his legacy?

By Rob Maclean: In what was deemed a technical chess match between two amateur greats, Vasyl Lomachenko (10-1, 8ko’s) and Guillermo Rigondeaux’s (17-1, 11ko’s) first in a lifetime battle, was little more than a mismatch. Ukraine’s Vasyl Lomachenko didn’t, at any point, allow Cuba’s Guillermo Rigondeaux to fight his style, until the beginning of round […]

Arum doubts Rigondeaux’s injury for Lomachenko fight

By Sean Jones: Guillermo Rigondeaux surprised a lot of people last Saturday by quitting on his stool after round 6 against WBO super featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko (10-1, 8 KOs0 in their fight at Madison Square Garden in New York. Rigondeaux only connected on 15 punches in the 6 round fight before quitting on his […]

Arum: Mikey Garcia will probably quit against Lomachenko

By Juan Flores: Unbeaten lightweight champion Mikey Garcia (37-0, 30 KOs) will likely quit against Vasyl Lomachenko (10-1, 8 KOs), says Top Rank promoter Bob Arum. He says Garcia will last long enough against Lomachenko until the point where he’s on the verge of being knocked out, and then he’ll quit to get out of […]

Lomachenko is unquestionably P4P #1

By Bob Smith: Like many fans, I was unsure what to expect when Vasyl Lomachenko faced Guillermo Rigondeaux last night. I tended to agree in a general way with Jim Lampley and Paulie Malignaggi who argued that the size and youth of Lomachenko would be too much for Rigondeaux going into the fight.… Read

Top Rank on ESPN Vasiliy Lomachenko vs. Guillermo Rigondeaux is Second Highest-Rated Boxing Telecast on Cable in 2017

Last night’s fight between Vasiliy Lomachenko (10-1-0, 7 KO) vs. Guillermo Rigondeaux (17-1-0, 11 KO) delivered big on ratings, making it the second highest-rated boxing telecast on cable in 2017, according to Nielsen overnight ratings.  It was an electric, full house at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City that watched two […]

Rigondeaux injured, Lomachenko wins dull fight

By Chris Williams: In what was supposed to be a thrilling fight between 2 of the best fighters pound-for-pound in boxing between WBO super featherweight champion Vasyl ‘Hi-Tech] Lomachenko and the smaller, older and weaker 37-year-old Guillermo ‘El Jackal’ Rigondeaux turned out to be an underperforming dull fight with not much action by either fighter. […]


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