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Lomachenko batters Nakatani; scores 9th-round TKO in return

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Lomachenko is one of the all time Greatest.

Together with GGG.

Forget Canelo and his idiot manager DeLaHoya

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I hope Nakatani doesn’t suffer too much brain damage from this fight...

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@Monty

Lomachenko is one of the all time Greatest.

Together with GGG.

Forget Canelo and his idiot manager DeLaHoya

I hate to burst your bubble. But.........he holds a semi-impressive record of 14 wins, ten by knockout, and two losses.

How many of those fighters were current or former world champions with any name brand or will become "Hall of Famers" some day?

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@Numan:

As of May 2021, Lomachenko is ranked as the world's eighth best active boxer, pound for pound, by ESPN, eighth by Boxing Writers Association of America and ninth by The Ring. He is also ranked as the world's second best active lightweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board(TBRB), The Ring magazine, ESPN, and third by BoxRec.

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Delahoyaya is canelo" s manager??? Really??? Since when?? Shows how much you know about boxing....canelo has a 58-1 record...only losing once to Mayweather when he was 23. Canelo turned pro at 15 and still has years in him... Loma got beaten by Lopez and now is on the way out....one of the greatest ever??? Not by a mile....

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Er..... Lomo and Canelo are both all time greats. Lomo was unbeatable at lighweight and had to move upin weight to find lucrative fights. Both will fight anyone, though many were not keen to fight Lomo at his prime.

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@timeon

As of May 2021, Lomachenko is ranked as the world's eighth best active boxer, pound for pound, by ESPN, eighth by Boxing Writers Association of America and ninth by The Ring. He is also ranked as the world's second best active lightweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board(TBRB), The Ring magazine, ESPN, and third by BoxRec.

You seem to know little about boxing. That ranking is for current active fighters.

Current active fighters does not equal all time greats. Apples to Oranges.

Er..... Lomo and Canelo are both all time greats. Lomo was unbeatable at lighweight and had to move upin weight to find lucrative fights. Both will fight anyone, though many were not keen to fight Lomo at his prime.

@Mr. Kipling

Ur.......once again!

What is his record?

Who has he fought? How many of these people were current or former world champions?

A record of (14-2-0) (against who?) does not equal all time greats.

Most of the comments about Lomo seem to be coming from casuals!

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Numan.....

So in your book TWO Olympic golds and a 396 win against 1 defeat as an amateur counts for nothing?

Winning a world championship belt in 3rd pro fight... a record by the way.

Sure, his Pro record doesn't match Canelo's but that's a pretty high bar!

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Winning a world championship belt in 3rd pro fight... a record by the way.

I don't think it should be a criteria for greatest.

If I am not mistaken the Senior Kameda won a world title in his 8th fight

but we all know he was a lusy boxer with no guard.

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Winning a world championship belt in 3rd pro fight... a record by the way.

I don't think it should be a criteria for greatest.

If I am not mistaken the Senior Kameda won a world title in his 8th fight

but we all know he was a lusy boxer with no guard.

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No need to compare Lomo with Canelo just to diss him and write him off. He's a tough fighter who commands respect from his opponents and admiration from spectators. He still packs a punch and can be expected to give boxing fans value for their money for a few more years.

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@Mr. Kipling

Numan.....

So in your book TWO Olympic golds and a 396 win against 1 defeat as an amateur counts for nothing?

Winning a world championship belt in 3rd pro fight... a record by the way.

Sure, his Pro record doesn't match Canelo's but that's a pretty high bar!

It makes him a successful amateur and Olympic boxer. Olympic boxing is not professional boxing. Some considered to be the greatest boxers in history never went to the Olympics. Also, an amateur career in a third world country does not hold much credibility when most of your opponents who are part time boxers from anywhere. Floyd Mayweather Jr. was robbed of a gold medal in the Olympics by an Eastern boxer that he destroyed thanks to an Eastern European judge. Where is that guy now?

Mayweather defeated either the most champions in history or at least the second most if Manny wins this next fight. He retired undefeated, made great fighters look average in the process (including most of the names mentioned in this post), and was/is the highest paid boxer ever. Probably the richest, too!

How many fights did Loma win as an amateur before his first loss?

How many losses has he had as a professional? (14-2-0).

His win ratio and record as a professional is not as good as amateur. It just tells how much better the level of competition he is facing compared to the taxi drivers, farmers, and etc in the amateurs. I doubt less than quarter of those professional fighters make it to the "Hall of Fame" or will ever become champions. And, he loss to two of them.

Again, who has he fought professionally that makes him one of the best ever?

Especially, when the 396 that he defeated in amateurs are not known for doing anything else.

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Teofimo Lopez has beaten both Loma and Nakatani. Loma was a bit arrogant not to agree to the rematch clause in the contract and it has come back to bite him in the rear.

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