Vasyl Lomachenko defeats Gary Russell Jr by Majority Decision

Vasyl Lomachenko (2-1, 1 KO) tied the record in becoming one of the quickest professional fighter's in the history of the sport to win a world title as he defeated Gary Russell Jr (24-1, 14 KO's) by majority decision at the StubHub center in Carson, CA. Lomachenko won the WBO featherweight title in just his third professional fight with the victory. Russell Jr had the quicker hand speed but his lack of power seemed to be his achilles heel in the fight as he struggled to keep Lomachenko away from him. Lomachenko was able to work the body and land the right hand often against Russell Jr. Despite his speed and throwing far more punches, Russell Jr only landed 10% of his punches. 

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