Loma Forces Rigo To Quit Before Round 7 – The highly anticipated match-up of 2x Olympic gold medalists went down Saturday night as Vasyl Lomachenko faced Guillermo Rigondeaux on ESPN. Lomachenko was defending his WBO super featherweight title against Rigondeaux, who was 17-0 coming into the fight but was moving up two weight classes.
The fight dissappointed in tht Rigondeaux was not able tomount anything in the way of offense against the bigger, stronger and faster Lomachenko. In the end, a frustrated Rigondeaux quit on his stool before the end of round seven.
The undercard saw Top Rank talent Shakur Stevenson and Michael Conlan contiue their upward rise in the rankings with winsin six round bouts. Below are the complete results from the evening’s fights, and you can check this latest TBC report for highlights.
Saturday, December 9th, 2017 – Madison Square Garden Theater, NY, NY
130 LBS 12 RDS: Vasyl Lomachenko def Guillermo Rigondeaux via RTD after RD 6.
130 LBS 10 RDS: Christopher Diaz def Bryant Cruz via TKO in RD 3 @0:37.
Hvy 8 RDS: Bryant Jennings def Don Haynesworth via TKO in RD 3 @2:28.
122 LBS 6 RDS: Jose Gonzalez Majority Draw Adan Gonzales ( 58-56,57-57,57-57 )
126 LBS 6 RDS: Michael Conlan def Luis Fernando Molina via UD (60-54,60-54,60-54)
126 LBS 6 RDS: Shakur Stevenson def Oscar Mendoza via TKO in RD 2 @1:38.
135 LBS 4×2 RDS: Mikaela Mayer def Nydia Feliciano via MD (38-38,40-36,40-36)
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