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Lomachenko-Piriyapinyo Eyed For Pacquiao-Algieri

By Luke Furman

According to overseas sources, two-time Olympic gold medal winner Vasyl Lomachenko (2-1, 1KO) could very well make the first defense of his WBO featherweight title on the Manny Pacquiao vs. Chris Algieri HBO Pay-Per-View undercard, which is set for November 22nd at the Venetian in Macau, China.

The most probable opponent is mandatory challenger Chonlatarn Piriyapinyo (52-1, 33KOs) of Thailand, who won his last eight fights since suffering a decision loss to then WBA champion Chris John in 2012.

Lomachenko capture the world title in June with a twelve round unanimous decision over Gary Russell Jr.

Luke Furman covers boxing for bokser.org

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by WarMaidana on 08-27-2014

war chenko!!!!! The takeover begins. and this is good fight no point jumping into rigo or donaire just yet, let him learn some things and build a bit more hype

Comment by Wuckoo on 08-22-2014

[QUOTE=Divine Hammer;14878327]and salido was 149lbs on fight night. salido is a cheater and very very dirty. i'm surprised he didn't get dq'ed that night. after lomachenko KOs donaire, mares, gonzalez he will come for salido and set things right with…

Comment by Divine Hammer on 08-22-2014

[QUOTE=Wuckoo;14878301]His debut was impressive I'll give you that but russel isn't exactly donaire or mares. As for salido and his weight it wasn't over 20 pounds. You 're a fool if you don't think loma rehydrated. He fought in the…

Comment by Wuckoo on 08-22-2014

[QUOTE=Divine Hammer;14878284]yah and look at who he fought and beat in those 3 fights. he could have beat salido too if salido wasn't fouling like a maniac and didn't have a 20+ lb weight advantage like a coward. mark my…

Comment by Divine Hammer on 08-22-2014

[QUOTE=Wuckoo;14877530]Lol wut. Guy has 3 fights. Calm down.[/QUOTE] yah and look at who he fought and beat in those 3 fights. he could have beat salido too if salido wasn't fouling like a maniac and didn't have a 20+ lb…

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