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Broner Praises Vasyl Lomachenko: He's a Great Fighter

By Rick Reeno

Three division champion Adrien Broner sat ringside on Saturday night at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. He was impressed with Vasyl Lomachenko (2-1, 1KO), who captured the vacant WBO featherweight title with a twelve round decision over previously undefeated Gary Russell Jr. (24-1, 14KOs).

Because of Lomachenko's vast amateur experience, and two Olympic gold medals, Broner was not surprised that he captured a world title in only his third professional contest.

"I think both fighters fought a helluva fight, it was a tough fight and I was entertained. Lomachenko fought a great fight. The number of pro fights don't mean nothing when you have an amateur background like he had. He's a great fighter," Broner told BoxingScene.com

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Dehydrator on 06-23-2014

Broner really got humbled by Maidana.

Comment by Jupiter Maximus on 06-23-2014

[QUOTE=_original_;14686625]Broner praising a fighter not named Mayweather or Adrien Broner?[/QUOTE] Hmmm....my hypothesis on Broner may have been premature. It seems his IQ may br abovr 70

Comment by MRCHOKEaMF on 06-23-2014

[QUOTE=Edmond Dantes;14688706]Lol ppl still finding a reason to to hate on Broner even when he does something nice for once[/QUOTE] Exactly, why act good, they are gonna hate you anyway. So keep being a buthole it doesnt matter what good…

Comment by ox805er on 06-23-2014

[QUOTE=bigjavi973;14689198]Im still wondering why lomachenko didnt wanna fight Rigo?[/QUOTE] I think it was Arum/HBO who didn't want to put Rigo in there!

Comment by bigjavi973 on 06-23-2014

Im still wondering why lomachenko didnt wanna fight Rigo?

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