"Yes! Vasyl Lomachenko confidently beat Miguel Marriaga and defended his WBO champion title. I sincerely congratulate our champion. Glory to Ukraine!" Poroshenko wrote in his greetings on Facebook.
Groysman also greeted the boxer on Facebook: "I congratulate Ukrainian Vasyl Lomachenko on his victory over Miguel Marriaga and the defense of a WBO championship title. You put up a good show, you are the best!"
Lomachenko defeated Marriaga in Los Angeles on August 5. He knocked his opponent down twice and won by one-sided seventh-round knockout. Lomachenko made his third defense of the junior lightweight title.