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Lomachenko Jabs The Olympic Judges, Eyes a Pro Run

By Ruslan Chikov

Two-time Olympic boxing champion Vasyl Lomachenko of Ukraine, said the judges at the 2012 London games were not objective. Despite being a heavy favorite in the lightweight division, he was very worried before every fight because of the officiating.

"Every victory at the Olympics was difficult," Lomachenko said. "Despite the wealth of experience, before each fight I was worried. They were judging quite ambiguously, and unfairly, especially against Ukrainians. We should work on the result rather than showcase a nice fight. Everyone tried their best not to miss a single shot."

As reported before on BoxingScene.com, the talented fighter is finally looking at a lucrative run in the pro ranks.

"Most likely, this was my last fight in amateur boxing. But I still don't know the opinions of my father and coaches [on this move]," he said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BarryRobinson on 08-14-2012

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;12424565]Two-time Olympic boxing champion Vasyl Lomachenko of Ukraine, said the judges at the 2012 London games were not objective. Despite being a heavy favorite in the lightweight division, he was very worried before every fight because of the officiating. [[URL=http://www.boxingscene.com/?m=show&id=56036]Click…

Comment by chav on 08-14-2012

[QUOTE=Russian Crushin;12424576]Everybody thinks that except the brits :rolleyes: Please leave AIBA tho![/QUOTE] I thought the judging was a joke, but thats what happens when you have international judges from so many different countries, it's a mixed bag and a gamble.…

Comment by Khmelnytsky on 08-14-2012

[QUOTE=tostao;12425583]he will always be sucker for yuriorkis gamboa .[/QUOTE] Gamboa's big advantage over most opponents is his athleticism and speed he isn't a very good boxer from a technical standpoint much like Ali or RJJ but they get away with…

Comment by richardt on 08-14-2012

[QUOTE=tostao;12425583]and he will always be sucker for yuriorkis gamboa .[/QUOTE]What the hell does any of this have to do with Gamboa whose career is in the toilet right now????

Comment by Tyrone Biggums! on 08-14-2012

isn't he going to sign for that mickey mouse AIBA pro league though?

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