Guillermo Rigondeaux talks Lomachenko: I will stop this guy

Guillermo Rigondeaux, Vasiliy Lomachenko boxing image / photo

Unbeaten and avoided super-bantamweight ruler Guillermo Rigondeaux was not too impressed with Vasyl Lomachenko’s hugely dominant stoppage win over massive underdog Miguel Marriaga. Though Lomachenko supporters are heaping praise on the super-featherweight for his latest performance, fellow southpaw Rigondeaux says Lomachenko did as expected (check) and needs to fight better opposition (check).

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Vasyl Lomachenko dazzles again in crushing Miguel Marriaga; “Hi-Tech” expected to be back in December

Miguel Marriaga, Vasiliy Lomachenko boxing image / photo

Vasyl Lomachenko did it again last night: he destroyed a very capable if not exceptional fighter with nothing short of dazzling efficiency. The Ukrainian southpaw defended his WBO super featherweight belt against Colombia’s Manuel Marriaga, a whopping 100/1 underdog, and the pound-for-pound star did as expected; forcing his challenger to remain on his stool at the conclusion of the 7th round.

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Mexican great Juan Manuel Marquez retires

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Heavyweight great Wladimir Klitschko is not the only long reigning former champ and guaranteed future Hall of Famer to have announced his retirement from boxing this week. Mexican legend and former multi-weight king Juan Manuel Marquez also made the decision to hang ’em up, retiring at the age of 43 after having fought a quite superb career; one that lasted no less than an incredible 21 years.

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