Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Gary Russell Jr.
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Vasiliy Lomachenko 125 lbs beat Gary Allen Russell Jr 125 lbs by MD in round 12 of 12
- Date: 2014-06-21
- Location: StubHub Center, Carson, California, USA
- Judge: Pat Russell 116-112
- Referee: Jack Reiss
- Judge: Max DeLuca 116-112
- Judge: Lisa Giampa 114-114
- Promoter: Oscar De La Hoya (Golden Boy Promotions)
- Ring Announcer: Jimmy Lennon Jr.
- Aired On: Showtime
- vacant WBO World featherweight title
- Gary Russell Jr. 24-0-0 (14 KO's) vs. Vasyl Lomachenko 1-1-0 (1 KO) (Does not include 6-0 record from World Series of Boxing)
- Fight was the primary undercard bout for Robert Guerrero vs. Yoshihiro Kamegai.
- Lomachenko entered as the #10 featherweight in the world according to The Ring Magazine. Russell Jr., a 1.95-to-1 betting underdog, was unranked by the same publication.  
- Lomachenko claimed a world title in just his third official professional bout.
- Lomachenko used pressure and landed well timed hooks to the body and head of his Quick opponent.
- Russell used his jab to set up combinations but struggled with accuracy in most Rounds as Lomachenko moved in and out of range.
- Official Scorecard
- ESPN's Dan Rafael scored the bout 118-110 in favor or Lomachenko.