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Vasyl Lomachenko won’t be fighting on August 25

By Chris Williams: Vasyl Lomachenko won’t be fighting on August 25 as originally planned by Top Rank promoter Bob Arum. The promoter said after Lomachenko’s victory over WBA lightweight champion Jorge Linares on May 12 that he would be facing WBO 135lb champion Ray Beltran (35-7-1, 21 KOs) in a unification fight. … Read

Anthony Crolla wants Vasyl Lomachenko fight

By Scott Gilfoid: Anthony Crolla says he’d like to face WBA World lightweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko in the UK. Crolla (33-6-3, 13 KOs) has won his last two fights against Edson Ramire and Ricky Burns since losing twice to Jorge Linares. … Read

Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Jorge Linares averaged 1.439 million viewers on ESPN

By Chris Williams: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum must be smiling from ear to ear today at the news that last weekend’s lightweight world title fight between Vasyl Lomachenko and Jorge Linares averaged a whopping 1.439 million viewers with a peak of 1.75 million on ESPN in their fight at Madison Square Garden in New […]

Mikey Garcia’s trainer says Vasyl Lomachenko fight won’t happen because of Arum

By Jim Dower: Trainer Robert Garcia says he thinks that the unification between his brother WBC lightweight champion Mikey Garcia and WBA champion Vasyl Lomachenko (11-1, 9 KOs) won’t happen because of Top Rank promoter Bob Arum, who will offer too little money for the fight. … Read

Mikey Garcia says about Lomachenko: “I can stop him”

By Chris Williams: Mikey Garcia saw weakness in Vasyl Lomachenko last Saturday night in his fight with Jorge Linares, and he’s now convinced that he’ll knock him out when they face each other. Lomachenko (11-1, 9 KOs) came into his fight with WBA lightweight champion Linares (44-4, 27 KOs) with an aura of invincibility, but […]

Lomachenko expects it to be easier to get opponents now

By Chris Williams: For only the second time in his career, Vasyl Lomachenko looked vulnerable last Saturday night in beating Jorge Linares (44-4, 27 KOs) by a 10th round knockout to claim the WBA World lightweight title at Madison Square Garden in New York. … Read

Arum wants Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Ray Beltran on pay-per-view

By Chris Williams: Bob Arum doesn’t look like he wants to wait any longer before testing Vasyl Lomachenko’s marketing appeal, as he says interested in making his next fight on August 25 against WBO lightweight champion Ray Beltran (35-7-1, 21 KOs) on pay-per-view. … Read

Arum says Mayweather wanted to see Gervonta Davis get destroyed by Lomachenko

By Chris Williams: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum says Floyd Mayweather Jr. called his company and spoke Todd duBeof recently about wanting to put together a fight between his fighter super featherweight Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis and Vasyl Lomachenko. … Read

Pavlik warns Lomachenko about fighting Mikey Garcia

By Jim Dower: Former middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik is picking WBC lightweight champion Mikey Garcia to defeat Vasyl Lomachenko if the two of them face each other in a unification fight this year. … Read

Loma / Linares: Historic Fight Brings Top Rank on ESPN 2018’s Top Ratings

Top Rank Boxing on ESPN won the night for combat sports last night. Not only did the Linares vs. Lomanchenko main event draw a 1.0 metered market rating, making it cable television’s highest-rated fight of 2018, according to Nielsen overnight data, but the entire Top Rank on ESPN telecast was ESPN’s highest-rated Top Rank telecast […]

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