Vasyl Lomachenko takes on his ex-sparring companion Jamaine ‘The Technician’ Ortiz tonight of their major occasion combat on Prime Rank Boxing on ESPN+ at Madison Sq. Backyard in New York.
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Lebron had Ragan out on his toes within the seventh spherical after tagging him with a giant proper hand to the top. The scores had been 77-75, 78-74, and 79-73.
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Walsh was getting lit up by the 29-year-old Montana native Wagner all evening, making the rounds troublesome to attain. The judges scored it 58-56, 58-56, and 59-55.
Walsh didn’t set himself other than Wagner, and he would possibly wish to run it again to see if he can enhance on this efficiency as a result of this isn’t the kind of combat that he can really feel proud about.
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Within the third, Mason continued teeing off on Barrera, prompting the referee to step in, and wave off the combat. The time of the stoppage was at :21 of the fourth.
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Vasiliy Lomachenko vs. Jamaine Ortiz
Robeisy Ramirez vs. Matias Romero
Richard Torrez Jr vs. Ahmed Hefny
Duke Ragan vs. Luis Lebron
Nico Ali Walsh vs. Billy Wagner
Troy Isley vs. Quincy LaVallais
Tiger Johnson vs. Esteban Garcia
Abdullah Mason vs. Angel Barrera
Haven Brady Jr vs. Eric Mondragon
Ortiz believes he can cease Lomachenko
“There’s very minimal issues you’ll be able to take from the sparring classes. Sparring is sparring,” stated Jamaine ‘The Technician’ Ortiz to Fighthype, when requested in regards to the sparring that he did with Vasyl Lomachenko previously.
“I simply assume he tries to tire out his opponents mentally,” stated Jamaine about Lomachenko. “So far as all the things else, I’ve bought it taken care of.
“It’s going to be like that for the subsequent couple of fights. I’m going to be the underdog. I used to be the underdog in opposition to Herring, and I beat him. I’m the underdog in opposition to Lomachenko. I’ll beat him. I’ll in all probability be the underdog in opposition to Haney, and I’ll beat him.
“It’s one thing I’m used to. I consider so,” stated Ortiz when requested if he thinks he can cease Lomachenko.
“Each individual is engaged on one thing particular in direction of their opponents. The second hit me the day I used to be born. I used to be prepared for this.
“I’m not getting pissed off. I’m not paying an excessive amount of consideration to the media, so I’m not listening to an excessive amount of of that content material,” stated Ortiz about how the media is already speaking about Lomachenko going through Devin Haney subsequent.
“After October twenty ninth, it’s going to be an entire completely different story. That is boxing. Something can occur, and it’ll occur. After that date, all these posters which were speaking about Devin Haney subsequent swap up, and my face goes to be there.
“Yeah,” stated Jamaine when requested if he plans on being the one which faces Haney subsequent. “I see myself changing into undisputed. We’ll see.
“Devin Haney has bought all of the belts,” Jamaine stated when requested who does he view as the very best at 135 now. “They’re good [Ryan Garcia and Gervonta Davis], however Devin Haney has bought all of the belts. So he’s the very best at 135; he’s the undisputed, and probably the most gifted skill-wise is Lomachenko, the one I’m going through.
“I in all probability see Davis successful. Something can occur,” Ortiz stated in regards to the Tank Davis vs. Ryan Garcia combat.