Boxing News Archives: November 15, 2017

Who is Vasyl Lomachenko?

Recognised as one of the greatest amateur boxers in history since turning pro in 2013, Vasyl Lomachenko is quickly becoming recognised as one of the best fighter’s active today. Some believe Lomachenko to be one of the top fighters in the sport today, while others believe he is slightly overrated due to his resume. What cannot be denied is his skill set, his background and the athlete that he is, however there are still questions that remain as far as who is Vasyl Lomachenko. Native to the Ukraine, Loma is known for his great timing, very quick hand speed and ...

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Selby aiming to continue unbeaten record when facing Ramirez at Copperbox

Lee Selby will defend his IBF World Featherweight title against Eduardo Ramirez on the 9th December 2017 at the Copperbox Arena, London. Selby, 30, won the title when he defeated Evgeny Gradovich in 2015 and the Welshman has successfully defended his title three times since. A win over Gradovich could set up a showdown with mandatory challenger, Josh Warrington next year. Selby spoke of his opponent and knows a win is a must in order to be apart of the big fights next year. “Ramirez is a very good unbeaten fighter and he comes from a good stable,” said Selby. ...

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DeGale returns to London to face Truax at Copperbox

James DeGale will make his fourth defence of his IBF Super Middleweight title against American Caleb Truax at London’s Copper Box Arena on the 9th December 2017. Degale, 31, hasn’t fought since he took on Badou Jack in January in a unification bout which ended in a draw. The 31 year old injured his right shoulder and had surgery after the fight. DeGale also hasn’t fought in the UK for three years Caleb Truax, 34, took on Daniel Jacobs back in 2015 for the WBA World Middleweight title but lost via TKO and also fought Anthony Dirrell in 2016, again a loss ...

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