A former world champion meets a present world champ in a big-time light-weight bout on Saturday evening, as Vasiliy Lomachenko will get set to tackle Masoyoshi Nakatani in Las Vegas.
Lomachenko is one in all Prime Rank’s hottest fighters, and is likely one of the greatest in his weight class, wtih Ring Journal calling him the no. 1 Light-weight in boxing at the moment. The Ukrainian fighter has loads of gold related to his title. He gained gold medals at each the 2018 and 2012 Olympic Video games, and can be a former WBA and WBO Light-weight champion. He holds a 14-2 document, with 10 wins coming by way of knockout.
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Whereas he’s listed because the underdog, Nakatani is definitely no slouch. At the moment the WBO Inter-Continental Light-weight champ, the Osaka-native is 19-1 in his profession, with 13 knockouts, and began off his profession undefeated in his first 18 matches earlier than his first defeat. Between 2014 and 2018, Nakatani defended the OPBF title 11 instances.
WHAT: Prime Rank Boxing (Lomachenko vs. Nakatani)
WHEN: Saturday, June 26
TIME: 10 p.m. ET
WHERE: The Theater at Virgin Resorts Las Vegas (Las Vegas, Nev.)