Vasyl Lomachenko Faces The Media – Thursday evening in Los Angeles saw Vasyl Lomachenko and rival Miguel Marriaga come together for the final press conference prior to their Saturday, August 5th fight that is set to air on ESPN.
Lomachenko (8-1) is making the third defense of his WBO world super featherweight title and despite having less than 10 pro fights, the Ukrainian has seen his name scale the pound for pound rankings. In Marriaga, he is facing a rugged fighter who brings a solid 25-2 mark to the table. For Marriaga, this fight will be his third attempt to win a world title, as he has fallen short on two separate occasions against Nicholas Walters and Oscar Valdez.
The match-up is the main event of Top Rank’s boxing card at the Microsoft Theater this Saturday, August 5th and is set to air on ESPN. Check local listings for start times.
Vasyl Lomachenko Faces The Media
In this TBC segment our camera operator on-the-scene Marcelino Castillo catches up with Lomachenko and his translator to talk with the weigh-ins just twenty four hours away. It is interesting to hear Lomachenko wax philosophical and talk about what motivates him to box. Do not miss what else “Hi Tech” had to say.
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