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Who won Lomachenko vs Commey?
Vasyl Lomachenko beat Richard Commey by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 11th December 2021 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
The scorecards were announced as 119-108, 117-110, 119-108 in favor of winner Vasyl Lomachenko.
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).
The undercard featured the clash of Anderson vs Teslenko.
Lomachenko vs Commey stats
Vasyl Lomachenko stepped into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Richard Commey made his way to the ring with a record of 30 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 27 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Commey had advantage in power over Lomachenko, with a 90% knock out percentage over Lomachenko's 73%.
Vasyl Lomachenko was the younger man by 1 year, at 34 years old.
Commey had a height advantage of 3 inches over Lomachenko. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Vasyl Lomachenko fought out of the southpaw stance, while Richard Commey was an orthodox fighter.
Lomachenko was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 16 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 2 year and 7 months later than Commey, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 37 less professional rounds, 164 to Commey's 201.
Vasyl Lomachenko went into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA, 1 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO and 6 by the IBF at lightweight.
Richard Commey was ranked number 5 by the WBC, 4 by the WBO and 5 by the IBF in the 135lb division.
Lomachenko vs Commey form
Lomachenko had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Masayoshi Nakatani on 26th June 2021 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat 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.
Before that, he had won against Anthony Crolla on 12th April 2019 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBA Super World Lightweight, WBO World Lightweight and The Ring Lightweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA, United States.
He had beat Jose Pedraza on 8th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Lightweight, WBO World Lightweight and The Ring Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Lomachenko's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.8 rounds on average.
Commey's last 2 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 11 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 years, 5 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6 rounds on average.
What time did Lomachenko vs Commey start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Lomachenko vs Commey?
Vasyl Lomachenko was a 3/25 (-830) favourite going into the contest, while Richard Commey made his way into the ring at 6/1 (+600) with oddsmakers.