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Vasyl Lomachenko vs Miguel Marriaga report
Who won Lomachenko vs Marriaga?
Vasyl Lomachenko beat Miguel Marriaga by technical knockout in the 7th round on Saturday 5th August 2017 at Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Vasyl Lomachenko.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
This contest was for the WBO super featherweight championship of the world.
Lomachenko vs Marriaga stats
Vasyl Lomachenko stepped into the ring with a record of 8 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Miguel Marriaga made his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws.
Vasyl Lomachenko was the younger man by 1 year, at 35 years old.
Marriaga had a height advantage of 2 inches over Lomachenko. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Vasyl Lomachenko fought out of the southpaw stance, while Miguel Marriaga was an orthodox fighter.
Lomachenko was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 18 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 4 year and 3 months later than Marriaga, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 20 less professional rounds, 188 to Marriaga's 208.
Lomachenko vs Marriaga form
Lomachenko had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat 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 beat 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 won against 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 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.
Lomachenko's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 57 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.4 rounds on average.
Marriaga's last 2 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 11 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 11 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.
What time did Lomachenko vs Marriaga start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Nokia Theater, Los Angeles, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Lomachenko vs Marriaga?
Lomachenko vs Marriaga was broadcast on ESPN in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by BoxNation.
What were the odds on Lomachenko vs Marriaga?
Vasyl Lomachenko was a 1/100 (-10000) favourite going into the contest, while Miguel Marriaga made his way into the ring at 16/1 (+1600) with oddsmakers.
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