The Morning After

Lomachenko v Campbell – 5 Things we learned Loma is human: – The Ring pound for pound king showed flaws despite the unanimous points decision (119-108, 119-108, 118-109). Most noticeably his susceptibility to body attacks, proneness to take unnecessary shots and difficulty when facing a long rangy mover with a strong jab. Nevertheless, the fact …

Cubano Fistiana

A Cuban experience The sun breaks through the cracks between buildings on the cobbled and potholed road as I walk through the backstreets of Havana. A man in search of the national institution and centre of excellence of Cuban boxers – the Rafael Trejo Gimnasio de Boxeo. A place that’s produced and honed multiple Olympic …

Lomachenko v Campbell latest

30 August 2019 14:10 BST Ring magazine pound for pound king and multiple Lightweight Champion Vasiliy Lomachenko weighed in at 9st 8lbs 8oz with British challenger Luke Campbell tipping the scales at a lean 9st 8lbs 4oz. Both fighters comfortably within the Lightweight limit. Noticeable was the height differential and completely different physiques which will …

The Loma Phenomena

The number one lightweight and arguably pound for pound fighter in the world landed at the historic York Hall, Bethnal Green, East London tonight. And so he did ! In front of an unprecedented public turnout Vasiliy Lomachenko shadow boxed, used his famous baseball cap and ball training method and juggled in front of Londoners …