Who won the fight between Lomachenko and Rigondeaux?

Who won the fight between Lomachenko and Rigondeaux?

It was the first time dual gold medal winners fought professionally, and it was a fight the great Roy Jones Jr stated, “To me, on paper, this is the best professional fight that has ever been made.” Lomachenko won by TKO when Rigondeaux retired on his stool after round 6 after claiming to have injured his left hand.

Who defeated Lomachenko in boxing?

Former pound-for-pound king Vasiliy Lomachenko steps back into the ring Saturday night at Madison Square Garden to face Richard Commey (9 p.m. ET on ESPN/ESPN+). It will be Lomachenko’s second fight since a shocking loss to Teofimo Lopez that stripped Lomachenko of his three lightweight titles.

Who did Lomachenko lose against?

Vasiliy Lomachenko was surprised by Teofimo Lopez loss but aims to regain world titles from George Kambosos | Boxing News | Sky Sports.

Who really won Lomachenko vs Lopez?

Both Lomachenko and Lopez left it all in the ring, but it was Lopez who was crowned the undisputed lightweight champion after convincing scores of 116-112, 119-109 and 117-111.

Why did Rigondeaux quit?

NEW YORK — The fight was billed as a historical matchup, the first-ever meeting between two-time Olympic gold medalists. It turned out to be anything but legendary. Rigondeaux quit on his stool following Round 6 with complaints of a broken left hand.

How many times Has Loma been knocked down?

Vasiliy Lomachenko

Vasiliy Lomachenko Василь Ломаченко
Total fights 18
Wins 16
Wins by KO 11
Losses 2

How many belts did Lomachenko lose to Lopez?

three lightweight belts
Throughout the fight, Lomachenko landed 59 percent of his power punches. Lomachenko, 33, opted to stay in the 135-pound division to fight Nakatani after losing his three lightweight belts to Lopez.

How much did Lomachenko make vs Lopez?

Coppinger explained Lopez’s manager, David McWater, negotiated with Top Rank “for weeks” when the fighter did not accept an initial offer of $1.25 million. He could make $1.5 million now after Lomachenko agreed to a reduced purse of $3.25 million from $3.5 million.

Why did Rigo quit?

THE promoter of Guillermo Rigondeaux, Dino Duva of Roc Nation, responded to criticism that the Cuban tonight did a modern day ‘No Mas’ and quit against Vasyl Lomachenko.

How many belts does Loma have?

He is a former world champion in three weight classes, having held the WBO featherweight title from 2014 to 2015; the WBO junior lightweight title from 2016 to 2017; and the unified WBA (Super), WBC, WBO and Ring magazine lightweight titles between 2018 and 2020.