Lomachenko – Pedraza: what you need to know on the eve of battle

9th December at the legendary new York arena “Madison Square Garden” the world champion in easy weight under version WBA Vasyl Lomachenko (11-1, 9 KO’s) will fight with the winner of the WBO Puerto Rican Jose Pedroso (25-1, 12 KO’s).


Lomachenko before this in may of this year conducted a victorious fight against Jorge Linares. This duel seemed to be the most difficult in career of the Ukrainian. Even in the fight with Orlando Salido was not so difficult. Basil then many were cautious, which led to the defeat.

After the transition to the new Ukrainian division has not been as fast as in 57 kg and 59 kg. Basil just built up yourself muscle, which at that time did not survive and were willing to work with another body, as a single orchestra. This time in “high-Tech” had plenty of time to get used to the excess weight and come to fight in better physical condition.

Jose Pedraza to fight with Lomachenko fought very age Mexican Raymundo Beltran. The former champion appeared to Pedrosi very straightforward, and the Puerto Rican kept his distance throughout the fight.


Now Lomachenko is going to be done. From Vasily in Ukraine and around the world a lot of expectations because it is considered the brightest men in modern Boxing. It is the “high-Tech” with his father and coach Anatoly Lomachenko showed again that box without a hard knockouts can be interesting, writes XSPORT.UA.

Training system from the “Papchenko” movement, about which everyone knew, but nobody applied. Modern Boxing to Basil was less technical and tough than it was during the old school sugar ray Leonard or Pernell Whittaker. With the advent of Lomachenko is back this white and colorful box, which was lacking due to the dominance of spoilers and punchers in modern Boxing.

At the moment Lomachenko becomes an example for young boxers worldwide and many htoo are trying to move, to train and to beat as he is.

Weighing Lomachenko and Pedrosi

In new York, the ceremony of weighing before the fight Vasyl Lomachenko and Jose Pedrasa.

Ukrainian and Puerto Rican fit into the weight limit which is 61,235 kg.

Under the Ukrainian champion scales showed 60,96 kg, and his opponent, from Latin America was 100 grams lighter – 60,87 kg.

Fight Vasyl Lomachenko – Jose Pedraza will be held in new York on 8 December.

The Battle Lomachenko – Pedraza

The game will take place in new York at Madison Square Garden.

It will be a unification bout for the championship belt of WBA and WBO lightweight.

Before the fight Vasyl Lomachenko gave the opponent advice on how to win the battle.

The battle Lomachenko – Pedraza will take place December 8 in new York

“I don’t think Pedraza can keep up with me. I he can even help with advice. Jose need to constantly push me and stay active,” said Lomachenko.

According to him, if Pedraza will battle, as in his last fight, or in battle against Davis, then he has no chance to win.

In Ukraine, the battle Lomachenko – Pedraza live show channel “inter”. The broadcast begins – 9 Dec (Sunday) at 05:00 Kyiv time.

Under forecasts of bookmakers, the clear favorite for this fight is Ukrainian.

In the office William Hill to win Lomachenko taking bets with odds of 1.06, and a victory for his opponent – 8,00. Draw is estimated at 26.0.

As reported by the portal Know.ia, Lomachenko suggested Pedras how to win.


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