Review: 2014-06-21, very high level of boxing between Vasyl Lomachenko and Gary Russell Jr: it gets three stars. The 2012 and 2008 Olympic gold medalist Vasyl Lomachenko entered this fight with a professional boxing record of 1-1-0 (1 knockout – but he has an amateur record of 396-1) and he is ranked as the No.19 featherweight in the world, in his last bout he he lost to Orlando Salido via split decision in a fight valid for the vacant WBO Fw title (=Salido vs Lomachenko).
His opponent, the undefeated Gary Russell Jr, has a perfect record of 24-0-0 (14 knockouts) and he entered as the No.29 in the same weight class, he has already fought in 2014 beating Miguel Tamayo. Lomachenko vs Russell Jr is valid for the vacant WBO featherweight title, first world title shot for Russel Jr; undercard of Robert Guerrero vs Yoshihiro Kamegai. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: StubHub Center, Carson, California, USA
Division: featherweight (126 lbs, 57.2 kg)
Title: vacant WBO featherweight title
Lomachenko’s previous fight: Orlando Salido vs Vasyl Lomachenko
Lomachenko’s next fight: Vasyl Lomachenko vs Chonlatarn Piriyapinyo
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