The 2012 and 2008 Olympic Gold Medalist Vasyl Lomachenko, is at his fifth professional boxing fight having a record of 3-1-0 (but he has an amazing amateur record of 396-1) and he is ranked as the No.13 featherweight in the world. He fought three times last year losing to Orlando Salido (via split decision, Salido vs Lomachenko), but then he won the vacant WBO World featherweight title against Gary Russell Jr (=Lomachenko vs Russell Jr) and he successfully defended it once with Chonlatarn Piriyapinyo (=Lomachenko vs Piriyapinyo).
His opponent, Gamalier Rodriguez, has an official record of 25-2-3 (17 knockouts) and he entered as the No.34 in the same weight class. He suffered his last defeat in 2009 when he faced David Rodela, since then he has collected 17 victories and one draw. Lomachenko vs Rodriguez is valid for the WBO World featherweight title (Lomachenko’s second defense); undercard of Floyd Mayweather Jr vs Manny Pacquiao. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: featherweight (126 lbs, 57.2 kg)
Title: WBO World featherweight title
Lomachenko’s previous fight: Vasyl Lomachenko vs Chonlatarn Piriyapinyo
Lomachenko’s next fight: Vasyl Lomachenko vs Romulo Koasicha
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