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Pedraza Warns: Lomachenko Has Never Faced a Fighter Like Me

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The 'Sniper' guarantees there will be a surprise on Dec. 8 at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City. WBO lightweight champion Jose 'Sniper' Pedraza (25-1, 12 KOs) trained in front of the media of 'The Island of Enchantment' before departing for Las Vegas, where he will conclude training camp for his upcoming title unification bout against WBA champion Vasiliy Lomachenko (11-1, 9 KOs).

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This is what Pedraza, a two-weight world champion, had to say during his media workout in Puerto Rico.

About his fight against Lomachenko

"Technically speaking, he has never faced a fighter like me."

About fighting in New York

"I'm very excited for this fight and even more because the fight will be in New York where I will have the support of all the Puerto Ricans."

On what fans can expect of him on December 8

"The fans can expect an even more focused and intelligent Jose Pedraza in the ring. On that night, I will show all my skills."

Promoted by Top Rank, in association with Madison Square Garden, tickets for Lomachenko-Pedraza are on sale now. Priced at $506, $356, $206, $106, and $56, tickets can be purchased at the Madison Square Garden Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster charge by phone (866-858-0008), and online at ticketmaster.com and MSG.com.

Lomachenko-Pedraza will headline a special edition of Top Rank on ESPN at 9 p.m. ET, which will follow the 84th Annual Heisman Memorial Trophy Presentation.

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by AdonisCreed on 10-25-2018

This dude is gonna get smoked like a pack of cigarettes from a 7/11 convenient store :)

Comment by AdonisCreed on 10-25-2018

Woooooowwww I bet Loma is really on edge now that he's been warned by the dangerous Pedraza!! Let's hope Loma even has the courage to show up to the ring. He might do like that one loser and walk out…

Comment by Ajvar on 10-25-2018

Even an orthodox-stanced Loma can and probably will beat down Pedrasa like some school boy.

Comment by bigdunny1 on 10-25-2018

Loma beats Pedraza easy lol

Comment by Adamsc151 on 10-25-2018

Loma has fought literally hundreds of different opponents. I know the vast majority of his fights were in amateurs and the 2 codes are almost 2 different sports, but surely there was someone at least slightly similar to Pedraza stylistically…

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