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You are being a Silly Boy again, you should seek out some help, anyone that just says the same thing over and over is a simpleton.
People aren’t buying your BS, give it up.

Posted February 17, 2014 1:17 pm 


Win or loose, Loma has my respect, facing a 3 times world champion on your 2nd pro fight speaks volumes about his confidence on his skills. GGG is still cherrypicking bum #11

Posted February 17, 2014 3:27 am 


Back to GGG again, give it a break, we all know that Golovkin has not fought anyone decent and that he’s running scared of Martinez, Quillan and Lara, according to you. I think he knocks out all three with ease.
However this is all about Lomachenko, anyone that has an amateur career like his is obviously a class act, losing only one out of 350 or so.
He’s going to be too much for Salido, and will have a legendary career.
As will GGG when the other champions stop avoiding him!!!

Posted February 15, 2014 5:25 pm 

K-2 Fan

In a nutshell ; Lomachenko is an exceptional talent ! He has the whole package . Pretty spectacular amateur career . Too many people worry about his transition from amateur to pro ; more rounds , smaller gloves , etc . , To
some less talented and less experienced fighters , it might make a difference ,
but in Lomachenko’s case , it is merely a matter of adjustment , that he can
easily manage . This guy , is NOT an average , good fighter , he is a unique,
extraordinary talent with brains and discipline ! This has always been a winning combination . Look at the Klitchko Brothers . I have no doubt , that barring
something totally unexpected , he beats Salido and goes on to greatness !

Posted February 15, 2014 12:01 pm 

Captain Jack Sparrow

Lomachenko wins by stoppage before the 6th round. He’s far better than Salido.

Posted February 15, 2014 11:48 am 


Happy without a shadow of a doubt GGG will start fighting top tier guys. If Martinez beats cotto he is a goner. Quillan can’t fight with the Cold War but he would get wiped to. The ward fight is the big test if they both want it

Posted February 15, 2014 6:31 am 


If he wins, questions should be posed as to why GGG has not faced top tier boxers yet when his peers with similiar amateur records have defeated good oopents to earn their accolades.

Posted February 15, 2014 6:14 am 


25-3 sorry

Posted February 15, 2014 4:58 am 


Any body who fights a guy 24-2-2 deserves hype

Posted February 15, 2014 4:57 am 


Anyone who fights a guy 24-2-2 in their first fight deserves the hype

Posted February 15, 2014 4:56 am 


@CurlyQ.Howard – “Actually, the name Lomachenko is one letter shorter than Muhammad Ali and six letters shorter than Sugar Ray Robinson (if I counted correctly). So, forget the nickname.”

Yeah, but who actually types “Muhammad Ali” every time they’re talking about him? We just say “Ali” and in boxing circles, everyone knows who we mean.
Likewise, we generally say names like “Robinson”, “Leonard”, “Duran”, “Hagler”, “Monzon”, and so on and so on.
Unless there are fighters with a shared surname, just about anyone in boxing circles know who you mean when you say any of these kinds of names (and if they don’t, they’re not really boxing fans, right?)

Recently, if people say “Prov”, you know they’re talking about Provodnikov. If they say “Rigo”, we know they mean Rigondeaux. Heck, even guys with shared names got nicknames (i.e. Juan Manuel Lopez comes up a lot in this thread… his nickname JuanMa shortened his name and differentiated him from the other 10,000,000 Lopez’ in boxing). Some get abbreviations like ODLH, JMM, etc.

So similar to these names, Lomachenko is an awkward name to type, so I vote for a nickname!

Posted February 15, 2014 4:32 am 


I also liked what I saw, much like Rigondeaux. These guys had great amateur careers and have faced most styles of boxing. This may be his 2nd fight but with his experience in the fight game he can spring an upset and decision Solido whose a brawler with a hard punch.

Posted February 15, 2014 3:23 am 


It’s done… He won when he signed the contract. The guy who will be tough is Rigondeaux. Rigo made Nonito Donaire look like a sparring partner… I think he needs about 6 more pro fights before he tackles that guy.

Posted February 15, 2014 2:56 am 


Its always lomachenko this, lomachenko that.. Folks are soo quick to hop on the bandwagon…this fool hasnt fought anybody.. Best salido, and he has my respect..

Posted February 15, 2014 2:23 am 


This guy has the goods to be better than manny and floyd

Posted February 14, 2014 11:15 pm 


Lomachencko might lose if he gets stupid and fights Rigondeaux next… And he’s the kind of guy who might do that just to blow everybody’s minds and get them talking.

But against Salido he has no worries… He’s fighting a punching bag.

Posted February 14, 2014 7:23 pm 

Dinamita 313

I have to go wit Salido he hands out upsets like candy.

Posted February 14, 2014 6:12 pm 

Dinamita 313

Fair enough.

Posted February 14, 2014 6:06 pm 


yeah lomachenko could loose in a bad way. noone has a good idea hiw this will play iut including me. but im pulling for lomachenko

Posted February 14, 2014 5:51 pm 

no clue

i respect Loma for a great amateur he was but his style is ABSOLUTELY wrong for proes… he has virtually no power to keep brawlers like Salido off him …. Rigo is a totally different beast

Posted February 14, 2014 5:22 pm 


if lomachenko is the creme of the crop of the ukraine he can take this dude

Posted February 14, 2014 4:49 pm 


im at work now son. lomachenko is not my idol i know very little about him but im not opposed to this fight as i said below he is generally recognized as cery good and i believe if he does loose its nothing he cant bounce back from. even if he does loose it gets him exposure and its already huge bein only his 2nd pro fight. im taking a shot in the dark with the forcast. salido has been dropped multiple times maybe this kid can do it. if he does it will be HUGE. dude looks like a kid

Posted February 14, 2014 4:48 pm 

Dinamita 313

Lopez fought a beat guys like Ponce De Leon and Rafael Marquez who to me are legit champions so for you to even ask who he has fought and beat show me how much u really now about boxing. Im not saying u have to have a great pro record to get a championship fight it depends if your ready and who you have faught. Who has your idol Lomenchenko fought since he’s apperintly a great to u?

Posted February 14, 2014 3:35 pm 


lopez 30-0 sweet who did he fight that made him look so beastly? i dont get it u seem to be sayin lolez was a 30 fight beast then contradicting yourself saying he was rushed along too fas to fight salido. im the one who does not know boxing? if u have 30 pro fights and u afe not ready and not seasoned figure out whats wrong with your team or quit. seriously a lot of chAmps fought for a title below or around 20 fights. i dont think holyfield had many fights before his first championship fight. the best guys generally dont fight 30 fights before a title fight from what i have seen. i could be wrong

Posted February 14, 2014 3:14 pm 


Lomachenko is doing this schedual to challenge himself.

He’s not your ordinary super star amateur boxer.. He’s unique.. He would go through a championship boxing match with another talented world champion who hadn’t lost in 50 fights, and barely get hit.. Maybe dominate the guy 21 to 3 or something ridiculous like that.. It’s like he’s from another planet.

Maybe that’s why he’s so overconfident. Everything IS different in the pros.

Posted February 14, 2014 2:05 pm 

Fight Aficionado

“I wouldn’t do it this way no matter how great an amateur I was. The pro game is a different sport altogether. Smaller gloves… no headgear… lots of rounds… no standing 8′s…” – Cosign TARK. I think Lomachenko is way too overconfident and Top Rank is crazy for fast tracking him like this.

Posted February 14, 2014 1:27 pm 

Dinamita 313

Lopez wasn’t on Lomenchenkos level? Lol. Now I know you dont know about boxing. He was 30-0 before he faught Salido.

Posted February 14, 2014 12:47 pm 


WHAT?!-your a girl

Posted February 14, 2014 11:50 am 


i know im the only dude on this thread calling a lomachenko win. then i said by stoppage. its pretty bada$$ forecast. lopez aint on LOMACHENKO’S level. welcome to the east taking over son. this is part of that. part of the changing of the COLOR GUARD SON

Posted February 14, 2014 4:49 am 

Dinamita 313

Yo BEARS a loss isn’t everything but there are some fights in boxing you cant bounce back from. What happened to Juan Manual lopez after he lost to Salido? Did he bounce back? Your right if Lomenchenko wins he goes all the way to the top but what if the same beating JuanMa took? Its boxing home boy u never know what could happen in the ring.

Posted February 14, 2014 4:46 am 


it aint bad at all. a loss aint nothing that cant be bounced back from at this point in his career ya dummies. DUH! its basically zero risk all gain. the guy has no pro fights. and if he pulls it off???!!! this kid makes history and catapults his name into every boxing discussion put near. i think its a great decision on team lomachenkos part no matter how it ends and especially if he wins dominantly. the creme of the crop in the east, in the ukraine has repeatedly shown they do not fold easy. this dudes gonna scrap.

i will take the ukranian by stoppage. salido going down. you heard it here first!!

Posted February 14, 2014 4:22 am 

Dinamita 313

I got to see both fighters live on the Marquez vs Bradley undercard and I have to go with Salido on this one. He gots that killer instinct and if the rookie Lomenchenko gets stunned at least a little bit witch I can almost guarantee he will its night night time. Its a bad decision on Lomenchenkos camp to pick this fight right now in his career no matter what his amateur record is this is the big leagues.

Posted February 14, 2014 3:25 am 


This is only Lomachenko’s 2nd pro fight. PEEJ doesn’t know what he’s talking about.

I wouldn’t do it this way no matter how great an amateur I was.

The pro game is a different sport altogether. Smaller gloves… no headgear… lots of rounds… no standing 8’s… no constant stoppages for ticky-tack fouls… A lot of pushing, brawling, and head action.

Salido is a good guy to fight to experience some of that… But as fast and easily as Mikey Garcia took care of Salido, Vasyl might do him faster and easier.

Posted February 13, 2014 10:16 pm 


that was back when it was 3 3 minute rounds. now who knows.

Posted February 13, 2014 10:06 pm 


vasl is very experienced, but lets see how it goes in the latter rds. I fought in the amateur where you had to box 2 different opponents in the same night.

Posted February 13, 2014 10:05 pm 


Lomanchenko will win around the sixth, too much for Salido, this guy has too much going for him, a great talent.

Posted February 13, 2014 8:39 pm 


is this guy really that good, Salido is a dangerous opponent for anyone
if Lom isn’t ready he’ll be in for a big surprise and not only that, but some serious damage if he doesn’t toe the mark

Posted February 13, 2014 5:55 pm 


if lomachenko is that good and beats salido. where do u hide mikey garcia. in bob arum’s closet.

Posted February 13, 2014 5:40 pm 


Cheez B – “Salido is the type where no matter how good you are, you’re going to have to walk through a bit of fire to beat him. He’s a good test of mettle for any young guy.”

Spot on.

Posted February 13, 2014 5:19 pm 


Salido is a tough mofo. This will get interesting in the championship rounds. Lomanchenko could panic if he is under pressure and tired due to his inexperience at Pro level. Having said that I’ll be tipping Lomanchenko, I think he might be something special.

Posted February 13, 2014 5:15 pm 



Posted February 13, 2014 4:54 pm 

Fight Aficionado

Crazy this guy’s fighting for a title so quickly. Yes he’s super talented but he’s got virtually no professional seasoning. If he fails Top Rank will have run his career into the ground in record time.

Posted February 13, 2014 1:49 pm 


I hope this guy is the real deal as a pro. He has some ‘World Series Of Boxing’ bouts behind him too, but it’s still a quick rush to the top. Great move if he wins it.

Posted February 13, 2014 12:51 pm 


should be exciting.

Posted February 13, 2014 11:35 am 

Thurmal Underwear

I really like this kid.

Posted February 13, 2014 10:56 am 


This is not his 2nd pro fight. He has been getting paid to box before. He is actually like 6 or 7 and 0

Posted February 13, 2014 10:56 am 

john doe

salido is a solid fighter and had been in many hard fought battles throughout his career including against yuriorkis and mikey. lomachenko is a rising prospect and a dangerous opponent for salido. i’ll go for salido. good luck to both fighters.

Posted February 13, 2014 9:56 am 


Actually, the name Lomachenko is one letter shorter than Muhammad Ali and six letters shorter than Sugar Ray Robinson (if I counted correctly). So, forget the nickname.

Posted February 13, 2014 9:52 am 


IF he wins this one he will be soon hyped in a Mayweather fight.

Posted February 13, 2014 9:14 am 


This outght to be an awesome fight. I’m sold on Lomachenko as a massive talent, but still not quite sure if I’m ready to consider him a favourite over someone as tough as Salido.
Salido is the type where no matter how good you are, you’re going to have to walk through a bit of fire to beat him. He’s a good test of mettle for any young guy.
Though of course if Lomachenko beats him easily, then I’d say we have a potential superstar in the making.
(Has anyone come up with a shorter nickname for Lomachenko yet? Loma? Lom? Vas? His name is too long to keep typing!)

Posted February 13, 2014 8:45 am 


Well, I’m a believer.

Posted February 13, 2014 8:44 am 

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