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Dec 09 2017
Saturday

Madison Square Garden, New York, United States

12 round contest @ Super Featherweight
9-1-0
TKO 6
RTD 6
17-0-0

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Belts on The Line

WBO World Junior Lightweight Championship

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30
Age
37
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 4" / 162 cm
65.4" / 166 cm
Reach
68.1" / 173 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Tape record

RTDRTDRTDKOKO
Form
NCRTDUDRTDKO
9
Wins
17
0
By KO
0
0
KO%
0
1
Loses
0
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2009

Tape rankings @ Super Featherweight

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WBO
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Vasyl Lomachenko vs Guillermo Rigondeaux report


Who won Lomachenko vs Rigondeaux?

Vasyl Lomachenko beat Guillermo Rigondeaux by technical knockout in the 6th round on Saturday, December 9th, 2017, at Madison Square Garden, New York.

The scorecards were announced 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 Rigondeaux stats

Back in December 2017, Vasyl Lomachenko stepped into the ring with a record of 9 wins, 1 loss, and 0 draws.

Guillermo Rigondeaux made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 17 wins and 0 draws.

Vasyl Lomachenko was the younger man by 7 years, at 30 years old.

Lomachenko had a height advantage of 2 inches over Rigondeaux. Despite this, Rigondeaux had a 3-inch reach advantage.

Both Vasyl Lomachenko and Guillermo Rigondeaux fought out of a southpaw stance.

Lomachenko was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 7 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 4 years and 4 months later than Rigondeaux, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 35 more professional rounds, totaling 199 compared to Rigondeaux's 164.

Guillermo Rigondeaux was ranked number 1 by the WBO in the 130lb division.

Lomachenko vs Rigondeaux form

Vasyl Lomachenko had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Miguel Marriaga on August 5, 2017, by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Nokia Theater, Los Angeles, United States.

Prior to that, he had won against Jason Sosa on April 8, 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.

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

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

He had won against Romulo Koasicha on November 7, 2015, by knockout in the 10th round in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas.

Rigondeaux had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Moises Flores on June 17, 2017, by knockout in the 1st round in their WBA Super World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Jazza Dickens on July 16, 2016, by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA Super World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Ice Arena Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Drian Francisco on November 21, 2015, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Events Center, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had won against Hisashi Amagasa on December 31, 2014, by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBO World Junior Featherweight and WBA Super World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Bodymaker Colosseum, Osaka, Japan.

He had beaten Sod Kokietgym on July 19, 2014, by knockout in the 1st round in their WBA Super World Super Bantamweight and WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Cotai Arena, Venetian Resort, Macao, Macao S.A.R., China.

Activity check

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

Going into this contest, Vasyl Lomachenko had last fought 4 months and 4 days ago, while Guillermo Rigondeaux's last outing had been 5 months and 22 days ago.

Lomachenko's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 2 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 5 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 rounds on average.

Rigondeaux's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.

What time did Lomachenko vs Rigondeaux 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 GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Lomachenko vs Rigondeaux?

Lomachenko vs Rigondeaux 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 Rigondeaux?

Vasyl Lomachenko was a 23/100 (-430) favorite going into the contest, while Guillermo Rigondeaux made his way into the ring at 89/25 (+360) with oddsmakers.

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Vasyl

Lomachenko

Guillermo

Rigondeaux

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Lomachenko
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Rigondeaux
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Vasyl Lomachenko

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