Next fight of Jose Pedraza is not determined yet.
WBA and WBO lightweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko admitted that he would be interested to fight by the rules of mixed martial arts, but he would not do that because it does not apply to his skills. Lomachenko refused to answer the question about the possibility of a fight with Conor McGregor.
WBA and WBO lightweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko shared his impressions of the victory over Jose Pedraza last Saturday in New York. For the first time in his career Lomachenko combined two titles in the same weight category.
In front of a sold-out crowd of 5,312 at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden WBA lightweight champion Vasiliy Lomachenko unified two belts in his division. After 12 rounds, he beat WBO champion Jose Pedraza. It wasn’t easy and Pedraza halted Lomachenko's eight-bout knockout streak, but Lomachenko (12-1 9 KOs,) defeated Pedraza (25-2, 12 KOs) via unanimous decision with two knockdowns in the 11th. Scores were 119-107 and 117-109 twice.
Vasiliy Lomachenko (12-1, 9 KOs) scored a twelve round unanimous decision to take the belt of Jose Pedraza (25-2, 12 KOs) in a lightweight unification clash on Saturday night at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Pedraza fought like a champion, but Lomachenko was a superstar as he methodically unlocked the Puerto Rican's high-volume and angular attack, then surged in the championship rounds to capture the dominant unanimous decision and become a two-belt 135-pound titlist.
Unified lightweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko (12-1, 9 KOs) commented on his victory over José Pedraza (25-2, 12 KOs) in the main event of the evening at the Madison Square Garden in New York, in which he added the WBO title to his WBA championship belt.