Lomachenko defeats Rigondeaux by TKO

Lomachenko defeats Rigondeaux by TKO

WBO super featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko has retained his title by defeating Cuban Guillermo Rigondeaux by technical knockout, Ukrinform reports.

The opponent of the Ukrainian boxer quit after the sixth round. Rigondeaux said he had injured his left hand in the second round. Lomachenko dominated in all rounds.

Rigondeaux became Lomachenko's fourth consecutive opponent who quit.

Lomachenko and Rigondeaux are two-time Olympic and world champions. The battle took place at Madison Square Garden in New York late on Saturday, December 9.


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