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Lomachenko stops Linares for historic 3rd world title

May 13, 2018 - 11:11 AM

(UPDATED) Ukraine's Vasyl Lomachenko survives a 6th-round knockdown against Venezuela's Jorge Linares to claim the WBA lightweight world title

SENSATIONAL. Vasyl Lomachenko improves his record to 11-1 with 9 knockouts. Photo from Bleacher Report MMA (@BR_MMA)

Lomachenko targets 3rd weight division title vs Linares

May 11, 2018 - 12:47 PM

The Ukrainian sensation's recent victims quit mid-bout, including previously unbeaten Guillermo Rigondeaux

CHALLENGER. Vasyl Lomachenko vies to wrest the WBA lightweight title from Venezuelan Jorge Linares. Photo bySteven Ryan/Getty Images/AFP

Mercito Gesta gets chance to rewrite his story with second world title shot

Dec 19, 2017 - 6:57 AM

Over 5 years after his first world title shot, Mercito Gesta gets a second opportunity against WBA lightweight champion Jorge Linares

ANOTHER SHOT. Filipino boxer Mercito Gesta gets a second shot at a world title when he faces Jorge Linares. Photo from Gesta's Facebook page