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Photos: Lomachenko, Linares - Go Face To Face in New York City

The fight the boxing world has been waiting for — Jorge Linares defending the WBA and Ring Magazine lightweight titles against former two-division kingpin Vasiliy Lomachenko at Madison Square Garden — is only two days away. (photos by Mikey Williams).

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Lomachenko and Linares, along with many of the undercard fighters, met the media one last time on Thursday.

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The stacked undercard features welterweight contender Carlos ‘Caballo Bronco’ Adames (13-0, 11 KOs) in his Top Rank debut in a 10-round, ESPN-televised co-feature against Alejandro Barrera (27-4, 17 KOs); Irish sensation Michael Conlan (6-0, 5 KOs) will see action in an eight-round featherweight contest against Ibon Larrinaga (10-1, 2 KOs); Jamel Herring (16-2, 9 KOs) takes on the durable Juan Pablo Sanchez (29-15, 14 KOs) in an eight-round lightweight bout; top lightweight prospect Teofimo Lopez (8-0, 6 KOs) faces veteran Vitor Freitas (13-1, 7 KOs) of Salvador, Brazil, in a scheduled eight-rounder; female boxing sensation Mikaela Mayer (4-0, 3 KOs) will face Baby Nansen (6-2-1, 0 KOs) of Auckland, New Zealand, in a six-round lightweight fight; and 2016 Olympic gold medalist Fazliddin ‘Fayzi' Gaibnazarov (3-0, 1 KO) returns in a scheduled eight-rounder against Jesus Silveyra (8-5-2, 3 KOs) of Monterrey, Mexico.

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Linares vs. Lomachenko and Adames vs. Barrera will be televised live and exclusively at 8:00 p.m. ET on ESPN and ESPN Deportes, and undercard bouts will stream live on  ESPN+, available on the ESPN App, beginning at 4:30 p.m. ET.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Motofan on 05-11-2018

I'm amazed that some of you dislike Loma so much that you trash this fight.

Comment by larryxxx.. on 05-11-2018

Is Arum shrinking with age? [IMG]https://photo.boxingscene.com/uploads/lomachenko-linares%20(8).jpg[/IMG]

Comment by Shadoww.702 on 05-11-2018

Yes like a running mule gets beaten with a stick. [QUOTE=NachoMan;18760841]Like a running mule?[/QUOTE]

Comment by NachoMan on 05-11-2018

[QUOTE=Shadoww 702;18757838]Loma gonna beat Linares like a running mule![/QUOTE] Like a running mule?

Comment by NachoMan on 05-11-2018

[QUOTE=MrShakeAndBake;18757749]hah Loma is wearing luis vuitton, while linares is wearing some parot costume looking sweater lol ok buddy[/QUOTE] Well, maybe I have poor taste then. What do I know? I thought Louis Vuitton just made ladies' handbags.

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