May 12 2018
Saturday

Madison Square Garden, New York, United States

12 rounds contest @ Lightweight
44-3-0
TKO 10

Score cards

  • 85-85
  • 86-84
  • 84-86
TKO 10
10-1-0

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Belts on The Line

WBA World Lightweight Championship
The Ring Lightweight Championship

The tape

37
Age
34
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
65.4" / 166 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Tape record

UDSDUDUDKO
Form
RTDRTDRTDRTDKO
44
Wins
10
27
By KO
8
61
KO%
80
3
Loses
1
0
Draws
0
2002
Debut
2013

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

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Jorge Linares vs Vasyl Lomachenko report

Who won Linares vs Lomachenko?

Vasyl Lomachenko beat Jorge Linares by technical knockout in the 10th round on Saturday 12th May 2018 at Madison Square Garden in New York.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

This contest was for the unified lightweight championship of the world, with the WBA & The Ring belts on the line.

Linares vs Lomachenko stats

Jorge Linares stepped into the ring with a record of 44 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 27 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Vasyl Lomachenko made his way to the ring with a record of 10 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Lomachenko had advantage in power over Linares, with a 80% knock out percentage over Linares' 61%.

Jorge Linares was the older man by 3 years, at 37 years old.

Linares had a height advantage of 2 inches over Lomachenko. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Jorge Linares fought out of the orthodox stance, while Vasyl Lomachenko was a southpaw.

Linares was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 36 more fights, and made his debut in 2002, 10 years and 9 months earlier than Lomachenko, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 180 more professional rounds, 344 to Lomachenko's 164.

Linares vs Lomachenko form

Linares had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Mercito Gesta on 27th January 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Lightweight and The Ring Lightweight championship fight at Forum, Inglewood, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Luke Campbell on 23rd September 2017 by split decision in their WBA World Lightweight and The Ring Lightweight championship fight at Forum, Inglewood.

Going into that contest, he had beat Anthony Crolla on 25th March 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Lightweight and The Ring Lightweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had defeated Anthony Crolla on 24th September 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Lightweight and The Ring Lightweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

He had won against Ivan Cano on 10th October 2015 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBC World Lightweight championship fight at El Poliedro, Caracas, Venezuela.

Vasyl Lomachenko had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Guillermo Rigondeaux on 9th December 2017 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Miguel Marriaga on 5th August 2017 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Nokia Theater, Los Angeles.

Going into that contest, he had beat Jason Sosa on 8th April 2017 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBO World Junior Lightweight and WBA Super World Super Featherweight championship fight at MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill.

Before that, he had won against Nicholas Walters on 26th November 2016 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Las Vegas.

He had beat Roman Martinez on 11th June 2016 by knockout in the 5th round in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Vasyl Lomachenko had been fighting more than Jorge Linares.

Going to this contest, Jorge Linares had last fought 4 years, 10 months and 11 days ago, while Vasyl Lomachenko's last outing had been 4 years, 11 months and 29 days ago.

Linares' last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 1 month and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.4 rounds on average.

Lomachenko's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 5 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.8 rounds on average.

What time did Linares vs Lomachenko start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Linares vs Lomachenko?

Linares vs Lomachenko was broadcast on ESPN in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by BoxNation.

What were the odds on Linares vs Lomachenko?

Jorge Linares was a 13/2 (+650) underdog going into the contest, while Vasyl Lomachenko made his way into the ring at 2/25 (-1200) with oddsmakers.

Jorge Linares vs Vasyl Lomachenko news

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