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Vasyl Lomachenko
Vasyl Lomachenko




UD 12
UD 12
UD 12
UD 12


5' 6" / 168 cm
65.4" / 166 cm
Southpaw (L)

Full record


Ranking @ Lightweight


The story

Born on February 17, 1988 in Ukraine, Vasyl Lomachenko is an incredibly technically-sound southpaw who ranks among the most accomplished amateur boxers in history. He started training early in his life since his father was a boxing trainer. In the 2007 World Championships, he made it to the finals, but came away with the silver medal after losing to Albert Selimov. He would go on to beat Selimov twice to avenge the loss, which ended up being the only loss of his entire amateur career.

Lomachenko put on a show at the 2008 Olympics, dominating every bout to win gold and get the Val Barker Trophy for the most outstanding boxer in the tournament. He took gold at the next two World Championships in 2009 and 2011, and then brought home another gold medal at the 2012 Olympics. When he finished his amateur career, he had a stunning record of 396 victories and only that one loss.

After the 2012 Olympics, Vasyl Lomachenko decided to take the next step in his career. From January to May of 2013, he competed in the World Series of Boxing, which is technically still considered amateur competition, although it has rules similar to professional boxing. He won all six fights in that organization, and then had his official pro debut on October 12, 2013 against Jose Ramirez. While most fighters take on journeymen to start their careers, that wasn’t the case for Lomachenko, whose amateur credentials resulted in fights against tough opponents from the beginning. He took out the 25-3 Ramirez in a beautiful performance, winning by TKO in the fourth round and getting the WBO International featherweight title in the process.

His next fight was fraught with controversy. He was aiming to make history by winning a world title, in this case the WBO featherweight title, in just his second fight. The record was held by Saensak Muangsurin, who did so in his third pro fight. His opponent, Orlando Salido, didn’t make weight and had an 11-pound weight advantage on fight night. Throughout the fight, the referee did little as Salido connected on numerous low blows. Despite a late surge by Lomachenko, he wasn’t aggressive enough through most of the bout and lost a majority decision.

He tied Muangsurin’s record in his next fight, when he beat the 24-0 Gary Russell Jr on June 21, 2014 to win the WBO featherweight title. It was a difficult fight against a skilled opponent, but he managed to pull out a majority decision. In his next fight, he defeated Chonlatarn Piriyapinyo by unanimous decision after 12 rounds.

Vasyl Lomachenko defended his belt two more times, winning by knockout each time. On June 11, 2016, he jumped up to junior lightweight to take on Roman Martinez for the WBO title. His skills were far too much for Martinez to handle, as he dominated from the beginning, eventually picking up the win by KO in the fifth round. In his first title defense, Lomachenko had another spectacular performance as he beat down Nicholas Walters, who quit on his stool after the seventh round.

Vasyl Lomachenko profile

What is Vasyl Lomachenko's Record?

Vasyl Lomachenko's record currently stands at 17 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws. Of those 17 wins he has stopped 11 of his opponents, so his current knock-out ratio is 65%. Despite his 2 loses, he has never been stopped. He's boxed a total of 176 rounds, meaning his professional fights last 9.3 rounds on average.

What was Lomachenko's last fight?

Vasyl Lomachenko's last fight took place against Jamaine Ortiz's on 29th Oct 2022, in New York, United States. He won by unanimous decision after 12 rounds. That fight was 5 months ago.

How active is Vasyl Lomachenko?

Lomachenko's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 57 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.4 rounds on average.

Where is Vasyl Lomachenko From?

Lomachenko was born in Ukraine.

How Old Is Vasyl Lomachenko?

The lightweight is currently 35 years old. He was born on 17th February 1988, so he will turn 36 in 10 months and 19 days.

How long has Lomachenko been fighting?

Vasyl Lomachenko made his professional debut in October 2013, so he has been a pro for 9 years and 5 months.

How good is Vasyl Lomachenko?

Lomachenko is currently ranked 1st by the The Ring, 1st by the WBO, 3rd by the IBF, 1st by the WBC and 4th by the WBA at Lightweight.

How tall is Vasyl Lomachenko?

Lomachenko is 5' 6" (5 Foot and 6 inches) which is 168cm (1 meter and 68 centimeters).

What is Lomachenko's Reach?

His reach is 65.4 inches (65.4") which is 166 cm (1 meter and 66 centimeters).

What stance does Vasyl Lomachenko use?

Lomachenko fights from a southpaw stance, which means he favours his left hand as his power hand when fighting.

What are some potential opponents for Vasyl Lomachenko?

Some potential future fights for Lomachenko include Mikey Garcia, Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis, Shakur Stevenson, Josh Warrington and Leo Santa Cruz.

What will be Vasyl Lomachenko's Next Fight?

Vasyl Lomachenko is to face Devin Haney next on Saturday 20th May 2023. The fight will take place at MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, United States. The fight will be broadcast on ESPN+ PPV in the United States.

How can I stream Vasyl Lomachenko's Fights?

In the US you can stream Vasyl Lomachenko fight via ESPN PPV via ESPN+.

What are some recent Vasyl Lomachenko results?

Lomachenko has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he defeated Jamaine Ortiz on 29th October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Richard Commey on 11th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Going into that contest, he had beat Masayoshi Nakatani on 26th June 2021 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had been beaten by Teofimo Lopez on 17th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Lightweight, IBF World Lightweight and WBO World Lightweight championship fight at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.

He had won against Luke Campbell on 31st August 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Lightweight, WBC World Lightweight, WBO World Lightweight and The Ring Lightweight championship fight at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Vasyl Lomachenko Stats
AgeDate Of BirthNationalityHeightReachStanceWeight Division
35February 17, 1988Ukraine168 cm166 cmsouthpawLightweight (135 lb)
Vasyl Lomachenko Record
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Vasyl Lomachenko Recent Contests
2022-10-29Jamaine OrtizWon (UD 12) watch replay Madison Square Garden Theater, New York, New York, United States
2021-12-11Richard CommeyWon (UD 12) watch replay Madison Square Garden, New York, United States
2021-06-26Masayoshi NakataniWon (TKO 9) watch replay Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, NV, United States
2020-10-17Teofimo LopezLost (UD 12) watch replay The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada, United States
2019-08-31Luke CampbellWon (UD 12) watch replay O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom
2019-04-12Anthony CrollaWon (KO 4) watch replay Staples Center, LA, United States
2018-12-08Jose PedrazaWon (UD 12)Madison Square Garden, New York, United States
2018-05-12Jorge LinaresWon (TKO 10) watch replay Madison Square Garden, New York, United States
2017-12-09Guillermo RigondeauxWon (TKO 6) watch replay Madison Square Garden, New York, United States
2017-08-05Miguel MarriagaWon (TKO 7) watch replay Nokia Theater, Los Angeles, United States
2017-04-08Jason SosaWon (TKO 9)MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill, United States
2016-11-26Nicholas WaltersWon (TKO 7)Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Las Vegas, United States
2016-06-11Roman MartinezWon (KO 5)Madison Square Garden, New York, United States
2015-11-07Romulo KoasichaWon (KO 10)Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, United States
2015-05-02Gamalier RodriguezWon (KO 9)MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States
2014-11-23Chonlatarn PiriyapinyoWon (UD 12)Cotai Arena, Venetian Resort, Macao, Macao S.A.R., China
2014-06-21Gary Russell JrWon (MD 12)StubHub Center, Carson, United States
2014-03-01Orlando SalidoLost (SD 12)Alamodome, San Antonio, United States

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When is Vasyl Lomachenko's Next Fight?

Vasyl Lomachenko is to face Devin Haney next on Saturday 20th May 2023. The fight will take place at MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, United States. The fight will be broadcast on ESPN+ PPV in the United States.

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One thought on “Vasyl Lomachenko

  • A boxer every one loves to watch,so sorry he lost,but whent the distance to redeem himself, and as every right to have a rematch, however if he loses again,please hang up his gloves

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