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Vasyl Lomachenko Turns Down George Kambosos Title Fight To Stay In Ukraine Army

Star boxer Vasyl Lomachenko is turning down a title fight with George Kambosos Jr. ... all so he can stay in Ukraine and help his home country fend off a Russian invasion. Promoter Lou DiBella announced the decision to ESPN's Mike Coppinger on Monday ... explaining the planned June 5 Lomachenko vs. Kambosos tilt is now off while Loma continues to take up arms in Ukraine.
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Russian Solider Says Vasyl Lomachenko And Oleksandr Usyk Video Helped Convince Him Invasion Of Ukraine Was Wrong

So said a Russian officer recently captured by Ukrainian forces during his country’s bloody invasion of Ukraine. The people the officer refers to in the widely released video are none other than Ukrainian boxing stars Oleksandr Usyk and Vasyl Lomachenko. Claiming a video of the two fighters declaring their willingness to defend Ukraine led him to see the error of his nation’s ways, the officer claimed: “I personally, just when we entered this territory when I watched the address of the professional boxers, your boxers…back home I always loved watching them, Usyk and Lomachenko, they are my favorites. I mean that when I say it.”
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Ukranian Star Vasyl Lomachenko And Heavyweight Titlist Oleksandr Usyk Return Home To Join Fight Against Russian Military

Former multi divisional titlist and Ukrainian citizen Vasyl Lomachenko has returned to his homeland to join in the nation’s fight against the Russian military invasion which began last week. According to TMZ, the 34 year old fighter, widely regarded as one of the best on earth, “reportedly joined a territorial defense battalion.” Pictures of the athlete sometimes known as “Hi-Tech” due to his seemingly advanced, highly mobile ring style, have been making the rounds of the internet, as Lomachenko is seen dressed in military attire and holding a rifle. What effect if any this has on the 16-2 Lomachenko’s potential fight with lightweight titlist George Kambosos remain to be seen, as at the moment there are far more serious matters to attend to.

Vasyl Lomachenko the latest boxer to take up arms for the Ukraine against Russia

Vasyl Lomachenko has become the latest Ukrainian boxer to take up arms and help defend his country against Russia. The last week has been an incredibly difficult one for the nation of Ukraine following the decision of Vladimir Putin to invade their neighbours. The resistance has been strong from soldiers and citizens alike but as the crisis continues to worsen, nobody knows what direction it’s going to go in next.

Star Boxer Vasyl Lomachenko Joins Fight In Ukraine, Oleksandr Usyk Too

10:37 AM PT -- Boxing star Oleksandr Usyk has also joined in the fight ... taking up arms in his home country following Russia's invasion. Usyk was seen with a rifle in Ukraine on Monday afternoon ... after he reportedly joined a territorial defense battalion. The Ukranian fighter had previously...

Vasyl Lomachenko Joins Ukrainian Army During War With Vladimir Putin

Many boxing fans will be aware of Vasyl Lomachenko and the tremendous fights he has given us all in the boxing ring in recent years. A real technician and master of his craft in the sweet science. Now, during the war with Vladimir Putin’s Russian invasion in Ukraine — he...

Alexander Usyk and Vasyl Lomachenko react to war with Russia in Ukraine

Boxing greats of today’s times Alexander Usyk, the heavyweight champion, and pound for pound maestro Vasyl Lomachenko boxing fans will be familiar with well. Two of the great boxers from the Ukraine of the last twenty years certainly. Amateur or professional. Both have had the following to say on...

George Kambosos eyes Vasyl Lomachenko before Gervonta Davis order

George Kambosos Jr. has begun his path to an eventual unified battle with Gervonta Davis by working out a deal with Vasyl Lomachenko. The Greek-Australian lightweight ruler wants a homecoming event down under after ripping the belts away from Teofimo Lopez last year. ‘Ferocious’ George had hoped to land an...

Vasyl Lomachenko Returns to Pound-for-Pound Form

No division in boxing has seen the injection of talent and entertainment like the lightweight division. Kieran Mulvaney has dubbed it the time of the “four princes”, but Vasyl Lomachenko may in fact be the king without a crown after tonight. Vasyl Lomachenko Returns to Pound-for-Pound Form. From...

Vasyl Lomachenko, heavyweight bruiser Jared Anderson win in New York

Vasyl Lomachenko moved towards another shot at the title as the former pound-for-pound king dominated Rochard Commey in New York. Lomachenko doesn’t have his lightweight titles anymore, but he just may be the division’s most dangerous man. The ex-three-weight world champion brutalized former lightweight champion Commey by winning...

Vasyl Lomachenko Returns against the Dangerous Richard Commey

‘The Martix’ returns as Vasyl Lomachenko takes on Richard Commey in a fight that could very easily determine the next challenger for all of George Kamobos Jr’s belts. After lacklustre performances from Devin Haney and Geovonta Davis this past weekend, the door has been left wide open for someone to make a huge statement in the lightweight division this weekend.

Clear path opens up for Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Gervonta Davis in 2022

Gervonta Davis could get pitched in with Vasyl Lomachenko after Bob Arum confirmed the Ukrainian would be mandatory for George Kambosos Jr. This weekend, a win for Lomachenko under the MSG lights against Richard Commey would see ‘Hi-Tech’ in pole position for a WBO stipulation. Arum believes Lomachenko...

Vasyl Lomachenko not looking past dangerous Richard Commey

After losing to Teofimo Lopez last year, Vasyl Lomachenko seemed to accept his loss, other than declaring he wanted to watch the fight again. Then, after saying they (the Lomachenko team) didn’t want to make excuses, word leaked out that Lomachenko fought with a bum shoulder—basically, let’s not make an excuse - and then MAKE an excuse.

Vasyl Lomachenko rejects George Kambosos talk ahead of ring return

Vasyl Lomachenko rejected the chance to throw his hat into the ring for a shot at George Kambosos Jr. ahead of his anticipated return. The former pound for pound king, nicknamed “Loma,” is also a former three-weight world champion but is determined to return to the top of the lightweight heap.
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How Much Richard Commey Means To Vasyl Lomachenko

Networks and promoters sell fights in simple terms, using promotional tag lines and catchphrases that are easy to plaster onto a screen or print onto a poster. Nothing that's ever too deep, just something they hope sells the fight. Often, it's as simple as labeling the contest a world title...

EXCLUSIVE: Bob Arum eyes Shakur Stevenson vs Vasyl Lomachenko

LAS VEGAS — Junior lightweight world titleholder Shakur Stevenson would love to unify belts against Top Rank stablemate and fellow titleholder Oscar Valdez in his first fight of 2022, but Top Rank chairman Bob Arum has a different idea and is not in a hurry to make that fight immediately.

What’s Next For Vasyl Lomachenko?

Vasyl Lomachenko had been quite keen on a rematch with Teofimo Lopez and reclaiming his lightweight belts. The latter served up a shocker when he beat Lomachenko via unanimous decision in 2020 to become the unified lightweight champion, capturing the WBO, WBA, and IBF lightweight titles. Lomachenko has fought once...

Vasyl Lomachenko backed up by heavyweight force for Dec 11 return

Vasyl Lomachenko will have the heavyweight division’s next big thing backing him up on December 11 when the ex-pound for pound king returns to action. The Ukrainian superstar, a three-weight kingpin, usually saves his virtuoso performances for the New York City spotlight. Now, he hopes his next oversized challenge is...