In front of a packed O2 Arena in London, England, reigning Lightweight King 👑🥇🥇🇺🇦Vasiliy “Loma” Lomachenko (14-1-0, 10KO) adds the vacant WBC Title Belt to the possession of his RING/WBA/WBO World Titles as he defeated the game former Gold-Medalist challenger 🇬🇧🥇“Cool Hand” Luke Campbell (20-3-0, 16KO) through a Unanimous Decision. Continue reading “Lomachenko & Campbell Engage in High Speed Chess – Vasiliy Secures the Strong Victory, While Campbell Gains Respect”
🤔 On Saturday, two premiere Lightweights will meet in London, England, with aspirations of leaving the O2 arena with the WBA, WBC, WBO & coveted RING-MAGAZINE belts. This essentially sets off the second round of an unofficial tournament that will ultimately produce an Undisputed Lightweight Champion for the first time in the last 28 years, since Virginia boxing legend 🥇🇺🇸Pernell “Sweet Pea” Whitaker achieved this feat when he knocked out Juan Nazario in the first round back on August 8th, 1991.
As for current times, Ukranian superstar 🥇🥇🇺🇦Vasiliy Lomachenko will step inside the squared circle, with intentions of defending the RING/WBA/WBO Titles that he is in possession of, and is looking to add the vacant WBC strap to his collection. Continue reading “Tré Berry’s Breakdown & Prediction for Lomachenko vs. Campbell at the O2 Arena”
In the Bantamweight division back in the 2012 Olympics in London, British standout 🇬🇧Luke Campbell put his country on his back as he faced Ireland’s 🇮🇪John Joe Nevin for Olympic Gold. Continue reading “Their Stories: Luke Campbell 🇬🇧 -Flashback to 2012 Gold-Medal Final Match in the Bantamweight Division ◯◯◯◯◯”
There’s something special about when 2 Gold-Medalists square off in the ring, bringing forth the extra bag of tricks obtained throughout their extensive amateur experience and putting forth a showcase of multiple different skills that you typically don’t see in most generic match-ups, even at the top of the sport.
A winner of 2 Olympic Gold-Medals in 2008 & 2012 at 2 different weight classes (125 LBS, 132 LBS), Ring-Magazine P4P #1 & reigning RING/WBA/WBO Lightweight Champion of the World 👑🥇🥇🇺🇦Vasiliy “Loma” Lomachenko (13-1-0, 10KO) is no stranger in showing a wide display of skills, technique, and adaptation toward the different type of opponents he encounters, and these are the type of the fights that he gets up for.
He will fight 2012 Bantamweight Olympic-Gold winner & current #1 WBC challenger 🇬🇧🥇“Cool Hand” Luke Campbell (20-2-0, 16KO) on Saturday, August 31st with Lomachenko’s Titles on the line, and for the vacant WBC Lightweight strap. Continue reading “Two Olympic Gold-Medalists Meet at their Peaks in the O2 Arena ◯◯◯◯◯ “
Olympic Gold-Medalist ‘Cool Hand’ Luke Campbell (20-2-0, 16KO) successfully secures an impressive win in a stay-busy fight against Mexican fighter Adrian Yung (26-6-2, 20KO).
Campbell withholds his standing as the #1 contender in the WBC rankings to the title held by Mikey Garcia at the present moment, and with Garcia’s adventure up in weight, the status of the title is unknown, whether it will be stripped, vacated, or defended at a later time.
Campbell has aspirations of becoming a World Champion, so it’s interesting what that picture will present when the time comes for Campbell to get another title shot, whether he gets a later shot with the Champion, or if he is put in for the vacant title against the next ranking highest contender in the near future.
In a strong division where the top 2 spots are concretely solidified at Lightweight with P4P boxers such as Vasiliy Lomachenko and the aforementioned Mikey Garcia, Campbell seems to fit in well as perhaps the #3 guy at this current moment, acting as a major player for more intriguing fights against high ranking Lightweights in the near future.