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Photos: Lomachenko, Pedraza - Face To Face at Final Presser

WBA lightweight world champion Vasiliy Lomachenko and WBO lightweight world champion Jose Pedraza exchanged pleasantries on a brisk New York afternoon two days before their title unification tilt, Saturday evening at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden (ESPN, 9 p.m. ET). (photos by Mikey Williams).

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In the co-feature, Isaac "Royal Storm" Dogboe will make the second defense of his WBO junior featherweight world title against Emanuel "Vaquero" Navarrete. Dogboe snatched the title from Jessie Magdaleno back in April and defended it Aug. 25 with a first-round knockout over Hidenori Otake.

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In the televised opener, unbeaten lightweight sensation Teofimo Lopez faces his toughest test to date in veteran Mason Menard.

And, in a special attraction (ESPN+, 6 p.m. ET), 2016 Italian Olympian Guido Vianello will make his pro debut against Luke Lyons in a six-round heavyweight clash.

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User Comments and Feedback
Comment by thack on 12-07-2018

At Heathrow as we speak....can't wait to see this great man.....tomorrow ��

Comment by TyrantT316 on 12-07-2018

[QUOTE=Ray*;19333797]Pedraza already has a mark on his left eye..[/QUOTE] Genetics, childhood scare, sparring? Probably doesn't matter being that he's a pro fighter.

Comment by Ray* on 12-07-2018

Pedraza already has a mark on his left eye..

Comment by atomicsad on 12-07-2018

This should be a good one. Hope Pedraza can make it competitive.

Comment by 7not8 on 12-07-2018

I think if Lomachenko only did pushups for a training camp that it would be enough to beat Pedraza. I'm just sayin

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