Ukrainian two-time Olympic champion (2008, 2012) and current WBO super featherweight world champion Vasyl Lomachenko (10-1, 8 KOs) capped off an incredible 2017 in December by beating Cuba’s previously undefeated two-time Olympic champion Guillermo Rigondeaux in the 6th round. It marked the fourth straight fight where his opponent surrendered on the stool rather than come out and take any more punishment. He dispatched Colombia’s Miguel Marriago and the US Jason Sosa in the same fashion earlier in the year (and Jamaica’s Nicholas Walters in Nov. 2016).
The 29-year-old’s dominance has won accolades from across the boxing world, he was named ESPN’s best active pound-for-pound boxer, The Ring’s Top Fighter of 2017, and HBO Sport’s Boxer of the Year. The world’s greatest super featherweight fighter may need to move up a division to meet a worthy opponent, and the boxing world hopes he’ll soon face undefeated three-weight world champion Mikey Garcia (37-0, 30 KOs).
Here’s a fact: many Russians live in Kyiv. Indeed many Russians live across all of Ukraine, and to see a Russian-plated car is not uncommon. Ninety-nine point nine per cent of the time these people are simply guests in the country who are required to abide by the laws and entitled to live a peaceful […]
In an effort to do more to promote Ukraine, the government just announced a new logo and slogan that will attempt to brand the country as a destination of choice for investors, tourists, and anybody else who might want to realise the potential of the country. Cool. To assist the authorities in their promo campaign, […]
Ukraine’s aim of 18 June conference It’s long past time for Syrians and Ukrainians to unite to stop the wars in their countries and work more closely together to persuade the rest of the world to put greater pressure on Russia, the imperial power which has caused so much death and destruction in these two […]
Talk of the town, Champions League final, and here’s one more little-known bit that you may be interested in: the entertainment to calm the nerves of the fans in the stadium on the 26th will be provided by English singer/songwriter Dua Lipa! No doubt she will perform hits New Rules and IDGAF while those seated […]