BoxingScene: Ukrainian boxer Vasily Lomachenko will fight with American Jamaine Ortiz
Ukrainian boxer Vasily Lomachenko will fight with American Jamaine Ortiz. The opponent became known to the BoxingScene portal.
According to the source, the fight will take place on October 22 or 29. It is noted that the fight will be the main event of the Top Rank tournament.
On August 15, it became known that Lomachenko would soon leave for the United States. Prior to this, the Ukrainian refused to leave the country for the fight with the undisputed world lightweight champion George Kambosos from Australia. The fight, scheduled for June, was cancelled.
In December 2021, Lomachenko defeated Richard Commey via unanimous decision. In June of the same year, the Ukrainian turned out to be stronger than the Japanese Masayoshi Nakatani.
In October 2020, Lomachenko lost his World Boxing Association (WBA) Super and World Boxing Organization (WBO) world titles. He lost to American Teofimo Lopez by a decision.