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“Age is just a number”: the boxing world admired Lomachenko’s spectacular victory over Kambosos

ByИван Дунаев

May 12, 2024

Famous boxers and experts were impressed by the Ukrainian's performance in the title fight with the Australian.

On May 12, the Ukrainian boxer Vasily Lomachenko brightly wonAustralian George Kambosos and won the vacant IBF world lightweight champion belt.

The Ukrainian dominated the Australian throughout the fight, and in the 11th round he knocked out his opponent, before thereby knocking him down.

The boxing world did not ignore Vasily’s spectacular victory. Famous boxers and specialists in this sport showered Lomachenko with generous compliments for his performance in the ring.

“Hi Tech performance from Lomachenko. Even at 36 years old, this man still has excellent command of his feet, angles and combinations. Taught the Australian in Australia,” the former junior middleweight world champion Sergio Mora wrote on Twitter >.

“Loma is one of the best and most skilled fighters of all time. He fights in weight classes that are not physically suitable for him, but dominates the fighters competing in his divisions. At times he was very unlucky, but his skills speak for themselves,” American junior middleweight boxer Virgil Ortiz wrote on Twitter.

“Loma continues to do his thing. Put the 'old fighter' narrative in the box. Great movement and Hall of Fame worthy angles. Respect where it's due,” tweeted respected promoter Lou Di Bella .

“I used to call Lom a mechanic, today he's just a professor. Kambosos showed a brave heart, but he was surpassed by one of the best fighters of this time,” the famous American trainer Teddy Atlas wrote on Twitter. strong>.

“Congratulations, Loma. 36 is no longer old in boxing these days. The selection of opponents has become more evenly matched. Age is just a number,” tweeted former junior welterweight and welterweight championDanny Garcia.

For Lomachenko, this was his first fight since May 2023, when he lost by unanimous decision to American Devin Haney in the fight for the title of absolute world lightweight champion.

Now the 36-year-old Ukrainian has 18 victories (12 by knockout) and 3 defeats in the professional ring.

Kambosos suffered the third defeat in his career. The 30-year-old Australian also has 21 wins (10 by knockout).

It was previously reported that Lomachenko commented on his spectacular victory over Kambosos and winning the championship title. The Australian alsospokeabout his defeat from the Ukrainian.

We remind you that on our website you can watchvideo of the best moments of the Lomachenko – Kambosos fight.

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