Belts on The Line
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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
Back in August 2017, 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 30 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
Vasyl Lomachenko had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this 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, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat 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.
Going into that contest, he had won against 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.
Before that, he had beat Romulo Koasicha on 7th November 2015 by knockout in the 10th round in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas.
He had defeated Gamalier Rodriguez on 2nd May 2015 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Lomachenko's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.
Marriaga's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 27 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.
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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.