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Former super welterweight world champion Jermell Charlo had anticipated this night would be all about him returning to championship glory. But it wasn’t to be. Charlo accomplished something just as sweet – a picture perfect knockout victory over dangerous veteran Jorge Cota in the main event of PBC on FOX Fight Night from Mandalay Bay Event Center in Las Vegas.
Lomachenko-Rigondeaux delivered in television rating. The fight garnered the second highest television ratings on cable for the year 2017. It was only behind former eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao’s controversial loss to Australia’s Jeff Horn this past July.
The fight fans have been waiting for has concluded. Vasyl Lomachenko (10-1, 8 KOs) was able to defend his WBO 130-championship in dominating fashion against the then-undefeated Guillermo Rigondeaux (17-1, 11 KOs). After six rounds of technical boxing, Lomachenko was able to convince Rigondeaux and his corner that he had seen enough action for the night.
Tonight fans of the sport of boxing will witness history as Cuba’s Guillermo Rigondeaux (17-0, 11 KOs) will move up two weight classes to take on burgeoning Ukrainian superstar Vasyl Lomachenko (9-1, 7 KOs). The bout will be the first time two two-time Olympic gold medalists meet in the professional ranks.
Top-rated pound-for-pound fighters and Olympic legends Vasyl Lomachenko and GUILLERMO "El Chacal" RIGONDEAUX will go head-to-head in a collision of world champions, Saturday, December 9th
The discussion surrounding the pound-for-pound status of boxing’s elite has always been a headlining talking point. Now that the Mayweather-Pacquiao era is over and with Ward’s retirement, many fans are left wondering who is the best in the world.
WBO Super Featherweight (130) champion Vasyl Lomachenko (9-1, 7 KOs) will defend his title against Super Bantamweight (122) champion Guillermo Rigondeaux (17-0, 11 KOs) on December 9th. The bout will be shown for all to see on ESPN and will be held at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York on December 9th.
Top Rank reached a four-year deal with ESPN to broadcast Top Rank's fights on ESPN platforms exclusively.
For the past several days, Vasyl Lomachenko and his team have been in a back and forth social media war with 122 pound world champion, Guillermo Rigondeuax, about a potential bout between the two former Olympic gold medalists. Well, fans are going to have to wait a little while longer, as Lomachenko and fellow promotional stablemate, Terence Crawford, will be fighting on their own respective cards this upcoming August on ESPN.
After some back and forth on social media, a fight between Vasyl Lomachenko and Guillermo Rigondeaux has been brought back into the boxing world's consciousness. Do fans want to see a fight between the two two-time Olympic Gold Medalists?
LAS VEGAS - Guillermo's Rigondeaux's knockout victory of Moises Flores from this past Saturday's HBO PPV event will be changed to a no decision on Monday by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.
LAS VEGAS - In an unusual turn of events, Guillermo Rigondeaux retained his WBA super bantamweight title after landing a knockout blow that initially looked after the bell against Mexico's Moises Flores from the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas.
LOS ANGELES - WBA super featherweight world champion, Leo Santa Cruz, is likely to have a second go-around with fellow Los Angeles native, Abner Mares.
After losing a decision to Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez back in November of 2015, Puerto Rico's Miguel Cotto will finally step back into the squared circle on February 25, in Frisco, Texas.
After leaving Golden Boy, where will Luis Ortiz's career end up?