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

Notes

  • 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. [1] [2]
  • 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.