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 Last update:  3/2/2014       Read more by David P. Greisman         
   
Salido-Lomachenko: Examining The Scorecards
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by David P. Greisman

Vasyl Lomachenko has only lost two boxing matches ever — one in his amateur career, and now one early into his pro career, after his split decision defeat to Orlando Salido on the undercard to the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.-Bryan Vera rematch.

The sole scorecard in Lomachenko’s favor came from Levi Martinez, who had him winning 115-113, giving him 7 of the 12 rounds — rounds 1, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11 and 12.

Oren Shellenberger had it 115-113 for Salido. In terms of the rounds he gave Lomachenko, those were rounds 3, 7, 10, 11 and 12.

Jack Reiss had a wider margin for Salido at 116-112. The only rounds he gave to Lomachenko were rounds 1, 5, 11 and 12.

That means that Lomachenko was behind early and battled back on the cards late. Halfway through the bout, Shellenberger had Lomachenko down 5 rounds to 1, Reiss had Lomachenko down 4 rounds to 2, and Martinez had it even at 3 rounds to 3.

Shellenberger and Martinez both found four of the final six rounds for Lomachenko. Reiss only found two. Had he found two more, his scorecard would’ve been 114-114, and the result would’ve been a split draw.

There were only two rounds in which all three judges agreed that Lomachenko won: 11 and 12. Two judges gave him Round 1. One judge gave him Round 3. One judge gave him Round 4. Two judges gave him Round 5. Two judges gave him Round 7. One judge gave him Round 8. And one judge gave him Round 10.

That means that Lomachenko got the edge on at least one judge’s scorecard in nine of the 12 rounds. Then again, Salido got an edge at least one judge’s scorecard in 10 of the 12 rounds. There were three rounds in which all three judges agreed that Salido won: 2, 6 and 9.

If we were to take a score from “majority rules” — in which a fighter gets the edge from at least 2 of the 3 judges for that round — then Salido would’ve won seven rounds and Lomachenko would’ve won five rounds, and the final card would’ve been the 115-113 that Oren Shellenberger turned in.

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Tags: Orlando Salido , Vasyl Lomachenko , Lomachenko-Salido , Lomachenko vs. Salido


 

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comment by Hitman Hodgson, on 03-03-2014
He lost a SD to a seasoned world champion in his 2nd fight. He went 12 rounds with ease after only 1 fight. Even though he lost he's probably learnt and achieved more in his first 2 fights than any new pro has. You could say he was arrogant to think he could fight for a world title after 2 fig...

comment by HeroBando, on 03-03-2014
[QUOTE=dmlarge]Not hating, nor do i need to be a racist. Just calling it like i see it. Salido work to have the belt that he got. Bob and HBO disrespected the man lifetime of work for Loma. By giving Loma that fight, you saw what Bob think of Salido. What Salido realized that even though he had t...

comment by Cuauhtémoc1520, on 03-03-2014
My take on the fight. I think Salido was disrespected but the young kid fought well. I think the ref was terrible and allowed Salido to hit low, and Lomanchenko to hold non stop. Saying that, I thought Salido pulled it out but this is a great experience for the young kid. He will have a bri...

comment by WilkinsOlajuwon, on 03-03-2014
Salido seems to be skating after committing the cardinal sin of boxing.

Freddie for Lomo
comment by thesquaretruth, on 03-03-2014
[QUOTE=CubanGuyNYC]You know it, Bo. Lomo needs a real pro trainer, not his dad. Four hundred amateur fights tends to instill certain habits. That's the problem many of the Cuban fighters have had. It'll take time to adjust, but I'm confident Vasyl will succeed.[/QUOTE] Yes you are correct in you...

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