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Russell Jr. questions why Lomachenko is getting another title shot

By Chris Williams: The World Boxing Organization surprised a lot of boxing fans this week when the WBO president Francisco Varcarcel ordered a fight between #1 WBO Gary Russell Jr.  → read full story

WBO orders Gary Russell Jr. vs. Vasyl Lomachenko to fight for vacant featherweight title

By Chris Williams: World Boxing Organization president Paco Valcarcel has ordered that #1 WBO Gary Russell Jr.  → read full story

Lomachenko to get another shot at WBO featherweight title in the Summer, says Arum

By Chris Williams: Showing that it helps being connected with a high-powered promotional company like Top Rank, #5 WBO Vasyl Lomachenko (1-1, 1 KO’s) will be getting an immediate title shot at the vacant WBO featherweight title in the Summer despite the fact that Lomachenko was beaten in his fight last Saturday by Orlando Salido […]

Aftermath: Salido vs. Lomachenko

By Jay McIntyre: When you talk to or read interviews about the old sages of the sweet science their fondness for “how tough they had it”, or “the good old days” can sometimes come to light, and often these remarks are shrugged off by a younger, more hubristic generation willing to learn things their own […]

No matter how you slice it, Lomachenko wasn’t ready for the big leagues

By Hector Gonzalez: Vasyl Lomachenko took his defeat gracefully and had the showmanship of a stand up guy.  → read full story

Chavez Jr. dominates Vera; Salido defeats Lomachenko

By Chris Williams: Former WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.  → read full story

Weights: Chavez Jr-Vera II & Salido-Lomachenko

By Dan Ambrose: An emaciated looking Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (47-1-1, 32 KO’s) made weight today at the weigh-in for his rematch on Saturday night against Brian Vera (23-7, 14 KO’s) at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.  → read full story

Vasyl Lomachenko – A Small Fight

(Photo credit: Chris Farina/Top Rank) By Marc Livitz: Two representations of Olympic glory are represented across the inner arms of Vasyl Lomachenko in the form of momentous tattoos.  → read full story

Salido: We will see if Lomachenko can take my pressure on Saturday

SAN ANTONIO, TX (February 26, 2014) — Fight Week in San Antonio for the eagerly- anticipated boxing doubleheader featuring the historic challenge by two-time Ukrainian Olympic gold medalist and 2013 Prospect of the Year, VASYL LOMACHENKO, in only his second professional fight, of World Boxing Organization (WBO) featherweight champion ORLANDO SALIDO continued its hot path […]

Salido-Lomachenko judges and referee announced

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO- World Boxing Organization (WBO), by president Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel, announced today the referees and judges who will work this Saturday, March 1st, in the world title defenses of the champions Orlando “Siri” Salido, Ricky Burns and Robert Stieglitz, to be held in United States, Scotland and Germany, respectively.  → read full story


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