Vasyl Anatoliyovich Lomachenko famed as Vasyl Lomachenko is a Ukrainian professional boxer who has held the WBA (Super) and Ring magazine lightweight titles since May 2018, the WBO lightweight title since December 2018 and previously the WBO featherweight and junior lightweight titles between 2014 and 2018. He is a very talented boxer. He has won a world title in his third fight (tied with Saensak Muangsurin), became a two-weight champion in his seventh fight, and a three-weight champion in his twelfth fight. HBO Sports named him Boxer of the Year in 2016 and in 2017.
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For his excellent timing, accuracy, creative, speed, and foot movement.
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Vasiliy Lomachenko unifies lightweight titles with a unanimous decision win over Jose Pedraza. Lomachenko defeats Pedraza at Madison Square Garden. Vasyl Lomachenko started his lightweight title unification bout with Jose Pedraza looking every bit like a fighter making his return from a seven-month layoff and shoulder surgery. He ended it proving once again why he’s the pound-for-pound king. While he somehow wasn’t able to get Pedraza (25-2, 12 KOs) out of there despite a brutal 11th round, Lomachenko (12-1, 9 KOs) earned a unanimous decision by a wide margin to unify the WBA and WBO lightweight titles. He took his time before showing why he’s considered the world’s best pure boxer in a unanimous decision win against Jose Pedraza which saw him unify belts in the lightweight division. He was given the nod by all three judges (119-107, 117-109 and 117-109) after failing to finish an opponent for the first time in four years.
Early Life of Vasyl
Vasyl Lomachenko was born on 17th February 1988 in Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi, Ukraine with the birth name of Vasyl Anatoliyovich Lomachenko. He is the son of Anatoly Lomachenko and Tetiana Lomachenko. Talking about his siblings, there is no information available. His nationality is Ukrainian. He belongs to Ukrainian ethnicity. His horoscope is Aquarius.
Regarding his education, he graduated from South Ukrainian Pedagogical University.
Body Features of Vasyl
Vasyl has a very hot body with an attractive personality. He has a very strong as well as the muscular body. He has a perfect height of 5 feet 7 inches or 1.7 m. He has a balanced and healthy weight of 60 kg. He has an athletic body with blonde hair color and blue eye color. With his charming smile, he attracts a lot of people towards him. His other body measurement will be updated soon.
Career of Vasyl
Vasyl won silver by beating Abner Cotto in the first round at the 2007 World Championships in Chicago.
He won gold at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.
He beat his five opponents by an astonishing 45 point margin, outscoring them 58-13, en route to his first gold medal at the senior level.
He was also named the outstanding boxer of the tournament and awarded the Val Barker Trophy.
He won gold at the 2009 World Championships in Milan.
Then, he moves up to lightweight and he also won his second consecutive Olympic gold medal at the 2012 Olympic Games in London to become a rare two-weight Olympic champion.
He defeated Han Soon-Chul of South Korea in the final, 19-9.
He was a strong candidate to win the Val Barker Trophy for a second time.
Because of his injury, he missed all tournaments in the year 2010.
In the year 2011, he defended the title of world champion and won the license for the Olympic Games in London (2012).
Lomachenko made his professional debut in the United States on 12th October 2013.
He fights against Salido, Rusell Jr., Piriyapinyo, Rodriguez, Koasicha, Martinez, Walters, Sosa, Marriage, Rigondeaux, Pedraza, Linares and more.
In June 2016, he made his debut in his new weight class featherweight second while setting a record for the world title success rate in the two divisions.
He joined the gathering of the second title in the other weight class.
Los Angeles Times’ Lance Pugmire was told by Bob Arum on 26th January 2018 that Lomachenko would have his next fight at lightweight.
In September, The Ring Magazine announced the unification fight between Lomachenko and Pedraza would take place on December 8, 2018, at the Hulu Theatre in New York City.
Affairs of Vasyl
Vasyl Lomachenko is a married person. He got married to Elena Lomachenko. The exact date of their marriage has still not been revealed. He is a very secretive person and he maintains privacy in his life. There are no details about his other relationships or extra-marital affairs. The couple is also blessed with a son named Anatoly Lomachenko. The couple is living a happy life and there is no any sign of separation between them.
Net Worth of Vasyl
The net worth and salary of this famous boxer has not been revealed yet and is in under review. He is earning a good amount of money from his career. He is a very successful person in his private life as well as in his professional life. He is surely earning in millions and also he is satisfied with his earning.
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