Lomachenko vs Crolla

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  • Lomachenko vs Crolla
  • 12-1-0 34-6-3
  • KO 4 KO 4
  • Friday 12th April 2019
  • Staples Center, LA, USA
  • WBA Super World Lightweight Championship
  • WBO World Lightweight Championship
  • The Ring Lightweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Lightweight
  • Tape
  • 31 age 32
  • 5' 6" / 168cm height 5' 9" / 174cm
  • 65.4" / 166cm reach 66.9" / 170cm
  • Southpaw (l) stance Orthodox (r)
  • tape record
  • UD TKO RTD RTD RTD < form UD UD UD UD UD <
  • 12 wins 34
  • 9 by ko 13
  • 75% Ko% 38%
  • 1 Losses 6
  • 0 draws 3
  • 2013 Debut 2006
  • tape rankings @ Lightweight
  • WBA 1
  • WBC
  • WBO 10
  • IBF

Lomachenko vs Crolla Info

Vasyl Lomachenko beat Anthony Crolla by knockout in the 4th round on Friday 12th April 2019 at Staples Center in LA.

The fight took place over 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, WBO & The Ring belts on the line.

Lomachenko vs Crolla stats

Vasyl Lomachenko stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Anthony Crolla made his way to the ring with a record of 34 wins, 6 loses and 3 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Lomachenko had a massive power advantage over Crolla, boosting at 75% knock out percentage over Crolla's 38%.

Vasyl Lomachenko was the younger man by 1 year, at 32 years old.

Crolla had a height advantage of 3 inches over Lomachenko. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Vasyl Lomachenko fought out of the southpaw stance, while Anthony Crolla was an orthodox fighter.

Lomachenko was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 30 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 6 year and 11 months later than Crolla, who’s first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 158 less professional rounds, 131 to Crolla's 289.

Anthony Crolla was ranked number 1 by the WBA and 10 by the WBO in the 135lb division.

Lomachenko vs Crolla form

Lomachenko had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated 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, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Jorge Linares on 12th May 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA World Lightweight and The Ring Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Going into that contest, he had beat 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.

Before that, he had won against 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.

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.

Crolla had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Daud Yordan on 10th November 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Lightweight eliminator fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Ricky Burns on 7th October 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Jorge Linares on 25th March 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Lightweight and The Ring Lightweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

Before that, he had lost to Jorge Linares 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 Ismael Barroso on 7th May 2016 by knockout in the 7th round in their WBA World Lightweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

Activity check

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

Going to this contest, Vasyl Lomachenko had last fought 1 year 7 months and 26 days ago, while Anthony Crolla's last outing had been 1 year 8 months and 24 days ago.

Lomachenko's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year and 8 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 rounds on average.

Crolla's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 6 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 55 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11 rounds on average.

What time did Lomachenko vs Crolla start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:30 pm EST / 8:30 pm PST at Staples Center, LA, United States, which was around 4:30 am BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Lomachenko vs Crolla?

Lomachenko vs Crolla was broadcast on ESPN+ in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Sky Sports Main Event.

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