Devin Haney has called out pound for pound star Vasyl Lomachenko for a future clash after winning his Matchroom debut in impressive fashion. 20-Year old undefeated lightweight contender, Haney (22-0, 14 KOs), fresh off a knockout of the year performance against a very game Antonio Moran (24-3) two weeks ago, sat down with The Breakfast […]
Vasyl Lomachenko’s seven-year-old son Anatoly has certainly inherited his dad’s boxing instincts judging by his first ever contest. Recorded in Ukraine and posted by Lomachenko fans, Anatoly displayed knowhow beyond his years as he jabbed away at his opponent. Anatoly, named after Vasyl’s father and trainer, has a bright future ahead of him. He clearly […]
Orlando Salido’s representative Sean ‘Knucklehead’ Gibbons has reiterated the reason why a rematch with Vasyl Lomachenko failed to transpire. Mexican Salido remains one of only two boxers ever to defeat formidable pound for pound king Lomachenko – amateur or pro. The victory came in only Lomachenko’s second pro fight for the vacant WBO featherweight title. […]
Vasyl Lomachenko proved exactly why he’s been the number one fighter in the world for some time now with a destructive victory over Anthony Crolla. Taking apart a former world champion in Crolla, effectively without being troubled at all, was yet another indication of Lomachenko’s apparent invincibility. Predictably, the boxing fraternity took to social media […]
Vasyl Lomachenko took out seasoned former world champion Anthony Crolla in just four rounds to cement his place as the best around. Lomachenko staked his claim as the pound-for-pound king by knocking out mandatory challenger Crolla to retain his WBA/WBO/Ring Magazine lightweight titles. British star Crolla was game but never threatened Lomachenko. The Manchester man […]
WBO/WBA lightweight champion Vasiliy Lomachenko came to Los Angeles to defend his titles. Anthony Crolla hopes to shock the world. Lomachenko and Crolla faced off for the first time Wednesday at the final press conference two days before their STAPLES Center showdown, which will stream on ESPN+ starting at 11 p.m. EST/8 p.m. PST. This […]
Vasyl Lomachenko discussed his immediate and prolonged future this week ahead of a world title defense against Anthony Crolla. The formidable Ukrainian puts his WBA lightweight belt on the line against his mandatory challenger on Friday night. Lomachenko holds ambitions of fully unifying at the 135 pound division. But ‘Loma’ knows he cannot underestimate Crolla. […]
Bob Arum has laid very special praise indeed on the current pound for pound king Vasyl Lomachenko, comparing him to ‘The Greatest’ Muhammad Ali. Ahead of Lomachenko’s lightweight title defense against Anthony Crolla on Friday night, Arum revealed his notion to WBN that the formidable Ukrainian is unbeatable at 135 pounds. Lomachenko has reigned supreme […]
Vasyl Lomachenko plans to win all the belts at 135 pounds before moving back down to scoop further prizes at super-featherweight. The formidable Ukrainian, who won the WBN Fighter of the Year Award in 2016, is currently training for a clash with Anthony Crolla. Should ‘Loma’ come through, as expected, the likes of Mikey Garcia […]
Vasyl Lomachenko will defend his WBA and IBF lightweight belts against Anthony Crolla after both teams agreed to the fight for April 12 in Los Angeles. Promoter Eddie Hearn confirmed the news, which has now been ratified by the World Boxing Association. “Both gladiators are complying with the order issued by the WBA Championships Committee […]
The running feud between Vasyl Lomachenko and Gervonta Davis continues to rumble on. Consistently linked to a massive fight in the future, ‘Loma’ and Davis have been public in their dislike of each other. On the back of unifying the lightweight division with a points win over Pedraza, Lomachenko was asked to compare when making […]
WBA lightweight champion Vasiliy Lomachenko wanted to unify lightweight world titles. After 12 rounds, he got his wish, although WBO champion Jose Pedraza sure didn’t make it easy and halted Lomachenko’s eight-bout knockout streak in the process. Lomachenko (12-1 9 KOs,) defeated Pedraza (25-2, 12 KOs) via unanimous decision in front of a sold-out crowd […]
WBA lightweight world champion Vasiliy Lomachenko and WBO lightweight world champion Jose Pedraza exchanged pleasantries on a brisk New York afternoon two days before their title unification tilt, Saturday evening at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden (ESPN, 9 p.m. ET). In the co-feature, Isaac “Royal Storm” Dogboe will make the second defense of […]
Anthony Crolla aims to set up a massive fight with Vasyl Lomachenko this weekend in Manchester. The former world champion returns in front of his home fans against Daud Yordan on Saturday night. Crolla v Yordan acts as a final eliminator for the WBA Lightweight World title, currently in the possession of the pound for […]
The ‘Sniper’ guarantees there will be a surprise on Dec. 8 at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City. WBO lightweight champion Jose ‘Sniper’ Pedraza (25-1, 12 KOs) trained in front of the media of ‘The Island of Enchantment’ before departing for Las Vegas, where he will conclude training camp for […]
NICOLA ADAMS wants to achieve the highest accolades so she can be compared to Ukrainian great Vasyl Lomachenko. He has already won world titles at three weights inside 12 fights and like Adams is a double Olympic gold medallist. Adams (4-0) will be on the brink of landing a full world title shot if she […]
Former three-division world champion Jorge “El Niño de Oro” Linares (44-4, 27 KOs) hosted a media workout at Westside Boxing Club today ahead of his 12-round bout against Abner “Pin” Cotto (23-3, 12 KOs) in the main event of the Sept. 29 edition of Golden Boy Fight Night on Facebook Watch at Fantasy Springs Resort […]
Vasiliy Lomachenko is ready to take another bite out of the Big Apple. Lomachenko, the pound-for-pound superstar and WBA lightweight world champion, will look to unify world titles for the first time as a professional when he clashes with WBO champion Jose “Sniper” Pedraza. The fight takes place on Saturday, Dec. 8 at 9 p.m. […]
Jose “Sniper” Pedraza is now a two-weight world champion. Pedraza scored an 11th round knockdown and won a unanimous decision to dethrone WBO lightweight world champion Ray Beltran on Saturday evening at the GIla River Arena.
Jimmy Sweeney is looking to become a bareknuckle boxing legend.
CARL FRAMPTON will turn nasty the moment he looks across the ring and sees Luke Jackson in the opposite corner.
Ray Beltran scratched and clawed and spent nearly 19 years as a pro boxer before earning his first world title. He outpointed Paulus Moses on Feb. 16 in Reno, Nevada, to win the vacant WBO lightweight title, a lifelong dream finally fulfilled.
In a conference call with the Martes a Café weekly presser, WBC lightweight champion Mikey Garcia audaciously states he ready to invade the welterweight division and fight Unbeaten champion Errol Spence Jr.
Legendary Mexican Ignacio ‘Nacho’ Beristain, the man credited for Juan Manuel Marquez’ meteoric rise, believes that Manny Pacquiao deserves a graceful exit from boxing, stressing that a proposed clash with undefeated American Terence Crawford or Ukrainian hotshot Vasyl Lomachenko is not a good idea.
Undefeated super-featherweight Jono Carroll has admitted his performance against Declan Geraghty could not have gone much better.
Aleksandr Usyk punched his way into the Pound for Pound Top five with a superb performance in Moscow on Saturday night.
Anthony Crolla has two impressive wins on the run against Ricky Burns and Edson Ramirez and another world title shot seems imminent.
Terence Crawford’s three-weight world title victory against Jeff Horn on Saturday night has seen the American overhaul former number one Gennady Golovkin on the Pound for Pound list.
Movie star and former Governor of California Arnold ‘I’ll Be Back’ Schwarzenegger took time of his schedule to visit pound for pound king Vasyl Lomachenko recently.
Top Rank promoter Bob Arum has predicted Vasyl Lomachenko will peak at 140 pounds, all but opening the door for a battle between the Ukrainian and Manny Pacquiao.