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Lomachenko vs. Oquendo on Bradley-Marquez Bill?

By Rey Colon

According to sources in Puerto Rico, featherweight contender Jonathan Oquendo (23-3, 16 KO's), who on Saturday night scored a fourth round knockout of Mexico's Miguel Tamayo (14-7-2, 12 KO's), could be fighting again in October 12 with highly regarded Ukrainian prospect Vasyl Lomachenko - who will make his professional debut on the Juan Manuel Marquez vs. Timothy Bradley HBO Pay-Per-View at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.

Lomachenko, who was recently signed by Top Rank, won gold medal in the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games and has one of the most impressive amateur runs in boxing history. In the 2012 games, he even defeated hot Puerto Rican prospect Felix Verdejo (14-9), who himself was signed by Top Rank in 2012. In the 2007 World Championships, Lomachenko beat Abner Cotto 26-9 en route to winning the silver medal.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by -PBP- on 08-20-2013

[QUOTE=hougigo;13667882]First pro fight and he might fight somebody better than GR JR's whole resume[/QUOTE] His WSB resume is probably better than GRJ.

Comment by Hougigo on 08-20-2013

[QUOTE=deanrw;13667877]It looks like Lomanchenko is not following the Gary Russell Jr style career path.[/QUOTE] First pro fight and he might fight somebody better than GR JR's whole resume

Comment by deanrw on 08-20-2013

It looks like Lomanchenko is not following the Gary Russell Jr style career path.

Comment by JD88 on 08-18-2013

If they take that fight with The Ukrainian fighter, they are F$#%% morons. They are going for the $$$$$, but if he loose the fight , that for sure that his career will be over, well is over anyway. Take…

Comment by CubanGuyNYC on 08-18-2013

[QUOTE=TheMexHurricane;13661126]Insanity! They don't even know if the kid will be a good pro. Don't be surprised if Oquendo ices the rookie. Wow.:wtf1::wtf1::wtf1:[/QUOTE] [QUOTE=El [email protected]@PR;13661239]I think people are thinking to higly of Lomachenko. I recon he is a beats as an…

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