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Linares: On May 12 - Lomachenko Will Bow Down To King Jorge!

WBA lightweight world champion Jorge Linares (44-3, 27 KOs) is very confident in his ability to overcome the biggest test of his career, two-time Olympic gold medal winner Vasyl Lomachenko (10-1, 8 KOs).

The contest has been finalized for Saturday, May 12, at Madison Square Garden in New York City. ESPN will televise the fight.

Linares, a three-weight world champion, is riding a 13-bout unbeaten streak dating back to 2012 and he's faced some stiff competition along the way.

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Lomachenko, who captured two gold medals in the Olympic games and is regarded by many experts as one of the greatest amateur fighters of all time, is going for his third divisional title after capturing belts at featherweight and super featherweight.

But Linares is very confident that he'll send Lomachenko running back to 130-pounds.
 
“This is the fight that boxing fans wanted. This will be a super fight between two of the best champions,” Linares said.

“Not only will I demonstrate why I’m the best lightweight in the world, but also that I’m one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world. I have the speed, skill and power to win this battle. This May 12, Vasiliy Lomachenko will bow down to ‘King’ Jorge.”

Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya is also confident that Lomachenko will not be able to overcome the challenge of Linares.

"Jorge has established himself as the world's best lightweight by taking on any and all comers over his storied career, but a win on May 12 would put him on an entirely different level,” said De La Hoya.

“We fully understand that Lomachenko is universally seen as the best fighter on the planet, but he's never faced anyone with the size and skill of Jorge, and I am confident that he will retain his WBA and Ring Magazine world championships. As this fight makes clear, I'm 100 percent committed to giving fans the fights they want to see and will work with anyone to accomplish that goal."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Tony Trick-Pony on 03-22-2018

[QUOTE=Shontae De'marc;18594526]He may not quit on his stool, but he'll quit afta Loma pushes his stool in and cuts/lacerates his anus to ribbons. They all no wassup, DAT ass bout to be BEAT by Loma 'TBE' Chenko[/QUOTE] No Mas Chenko…

Comment by Lomasexual on 03-22-2018

I think we are going to see Linares become yet another mid-fight retiree. Sometime around the end of round 8 or 9 he will decide that he just doesn't want to come out for the next round. In a year…

Comment by Shontae De'marc on 03-22-2018

[QUOTE=Tony Trick-Pony;18593794]The first three rounds could be interesting, but once Loma gets in his groove, he'll chop Linares up. [B]Jorge may not quit on the stool but he could easily get stopped on cuts.[/B][/QUOTE] He may not quit on his…

Comment by Shontae De'marc on 03-22-2018

YEEEAAAHHH Das Rite! All the Lina fangirls are too scurred to reply in this thread coz they know they time is up. Cya in May putos!

Comment by Shontae De'marc on 03-22-2018

Whore-hay Lina-res 'bout to become Loma's puto. Lina has no idea the punishment that is coming her way.

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