WBA lightweight title Archives - Undisputed Champion Network

The Square Jungle: Lomachenko-Linares, Stevenson-Jack, Eddie Hearn and DAZN

As long as boxing exists, there is a Square Jungle in which it resides. And in this Jungle, Carlos Acevedo rules with an iron keyboard and a wit to match.

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Vasiliy Lomachenko elevates to the next level

Last Saturday night, now a three-division champion, Vasiliy Lomachenko turned his career up to a whole new level by beating Jorge Linares. Steve Kim reports.

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Vasiliy Lomachenko survives knockdown to capture lightweight crown from Jorge Linares

On Saturday night, two-division titlist Vasiliy Lomachenko vied for his third world title, when he faced lightweight champion Jorge Linares in New York City.

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Golden Boy Promotions plays two

What could have been a complicated scheduling snafu for this weekend’s boxing slate has been handled as smooth as could be, thanks to Golden Boy Promotions.

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Beholden to the throne: Vasiliy Lomachenko moves up to lightweight

On Saturday, Vasiliy Lomachenko will vie for his third world title in as many divisions but was his road to Jorge Linares as challenging as it could’ve been?

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Eye of the beholder: Jorge Linares readies himself for Vasiliy Lomachenko on May 12

WBA lightweight champion Jorge Linares believes that if two-division titlist Vasiliy Lomachenko lost once, he can lose again. Can Linares make it happen?

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Peace in the Middle East on May 12 at the Garden?

Ah yes, once again, cooler heads have prevailed in boxing, as the powers that be have made Jorge Linares vs. Vasyl Lomachenko official for May 12.

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Getting it right: Jorge Linares vs. Vasyl Lomachenko set for May 12

It’s always difficult to get the best fights boxing could possibly offer – but it happened again: We got Jorge Linares vs. Vasyl Lomachenko on May 12.

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Dueling shows in New York

HBO vs. Showtime. Madison Square Garden vs. Barclays Center. New York vs….New York? How’s this all going to work out? Steve Kim reports.

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The battle over May(day) 12

Negotiations for Jorge Linares vs. Vasyl Lomachenko – a battle both fighters desire – have hit a snag. Figures. Steve Kim explains why.

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