Fight News: Lomachenko is the best boxer of the year

Fight News: Ломаченко - лучший боксер года

Vasyl Lomachenko

Ukrainian Vasyl Lomachenko is the best boxer in 2016, according to the portal Fight News.

2016 was for the Ukrainian boxer Vasyl Lomachenko a real breakthrough in his professional career.

In the past year, the double Olympic champion (2008 and 2012) had two top matches:

On June 11 in new York at Madison Square garden Lomachenko beat Roman Martinez, sending him to the knockout in the fifth round. This fight brought the Ukrainian world champion in the second Featherweight. Also after this fight Lomachenko made history as the first boxer, who became world champion in two weight categories in just seven games played.

And in the fall, on November 26 in Las Vegas Bob was opposed by an even more formidable opponent Jamaican Nicholas Walters. However, this fighter of the Ukrainian boxer has not experienced any problems – after the eighth round, Walters refused to continue the fight.

Thus, this year, Lomachenko finished in 6th place in the ranking of the best boxers regardless of weight category.

Also note that the next match, the native of Belgorod-Dniester will be against Orlando Salido. This will be the second battle of the Mexican and Ukrainian – in the first victory of the representative of the American continent. A rematch is scheduled for March-April 2017.

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