Apr 08 2017
Saturday

MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill, United States

12 rounds contest @ Super Featherweight
7-1-0 
TKO 9
RTD 9
20-1-4

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Belts on The Line

Vacant WBO World Junior Lightweight Championship
Vacant WBA Super World Super Featherweight Championship

The tape

34
Age
34
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 5" / 165 cm
65.4" / 166 cm
Reach
66.9" / 170 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

RTDKOKOKOUD
Form
UDTKOMDKOKO
7
Wins
20
5
By KO
15
71
KO%
75
1
Loses
1
Draws
4
2013
Debut
2009

Tape rankings @ Super Featherweight

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The Ring
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WBA
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WBC
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WBO
2
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IBF
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Vasyl Lomachenko vs Jason Sosa report

Who won Lomachenko vs Sosa?

Vasyl Lomachenko beat Jason Sosa by technical knockout in the 9th round on Saturday 8th April 2017 at MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill.

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 unified super featherweight championship of the world, with the WBO & WBA belts on the line.

Lomachenko vs Sosa stats

Vasyl Lomachenko stepped into the ring with a record of 7 wins, 1 loss and 0  draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Jason Sosa made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 4 draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Sosa had a slight advantage in power over Lomachenko, with a 75% knock out percentage over Lomachenko's 71%.

Vasyl Lomachenko was the same age as Jason Sosa, at 34 years old.

Lomachenko had a height advantage of 1 inch over Sosa. Despite this, Sosa had 2-inch reach advantage.

Vasyl Lomachenko fought out of the southpaw stance, while Jason Sosa was an orthodox fighter.

Lomachenko was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 17 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 3 year and 10 months later than Sosa, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 2 less professional rounds, 164 to Sosa's 166.

Jason Sosa was ranked number 2 by the WBO in the 130lb division.

Lomachenko vs Sosa form

Vasyl Lomachenko had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, 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, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated 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.

Going into that contest, he had beat 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.

Before that, he had won against 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.

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.

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

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Stephen Smith on 12th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Featherweight championship fight at Salle des Étoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco.

Previous to that, he had defeated Javier Fortuna on 24th June 2016 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBA World Super Featherweight championship fight at Capital Gym, Beijing, China.

Going into that contest, he had drawn with Nicholas Walters on 19th December 2015 by majority draw in their 10 round contest at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona, United States.

Before that, he had won against Jorge Pazos on 2nd October 2015 by knockout in the 6th round at 2300 Arena, Philadelphia.

He had defeated Jerry Belmontes on 15th August 2015 by knockout in the 1st round at Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez, Bayamon, Puerto Rico.

Activity check

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

Going to this contest, Vasyl Lomachenko had last fought 4 years, 6 months and 26 days ago, while Jason Sosa's last outing had been 6 years and 26 days ago.

Lomachenko's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.8 rounds on average.

Sosa's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 3 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.

What time did Lomachenko vs Sosa start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 12:00 AM EST / 9:00 PM PST at MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill, United States, which was around 5:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Lomachenko vs Sosa?

Lomachenko vs Sosa was broadcast on HBO in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by BoxNation.

What were the odds on Lomachenko vs Sosa?

Vasyl Lomachenko was a 3/50 (-1700) favourite going into the contest, while Jason Sosa made his way into the ring at 7/1 (+700) with oddsmakers.

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Result

Vasyl

Lomachenko

Jason

Sosa

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Round 1

Lomachenko
draw
Sosa
Fight Finished Early

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Vasyl Lomachenko

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108

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