Grace Under Fire: Lomachenko vs Linares

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  1. escudo

    escudo Well-Known Member Full Member

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    My breakdown of how Lomachenko became the fastest 3 weight champion in boxing history.
     
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    ghostlybadge Punch Drunk Full Member

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    Follow you on imgur always a good read will bank this one for later
     
  3. escudo

    escudo Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Bump for the morning folk.
     
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    escudo Well-Known Member Full Member

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    deyell ONE HITTA QUITTA' booted Full Member

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    Good read, just one mistake: "two time gold medalist with a 398-2 record as an amature"

    Loma only had one loss.
     
  6. escudo

    escudo Well-Known Member Full Member

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    I've heard a bunch of different numbers from a bunch of different sources, prove it and I'll gladly edit.
     
  7. Gil Gonzalez

    Gil Gonzalez Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Escudo, thank you for this. As always, a pleasure.

    However I keep hearing that Jeff Fenech was the fastest to three weight titles (20 pro fights), while Oscar did it in 22.
     
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    Farmboxer Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Lomachenko now holds the record and he deserves it...................
     
  9. WalcottsBentFace

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    Who were all these sources that you heard he had two loses in the ams from? The only loss I’ve seen footage from is Selimov and he avenged that twice. And all the articles I’ve read on his amateur record has one loss also.
     
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  10. escudo

    escudo Well-Known Member Full Member

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    I edited it, all the reputable sources confirm what you say, I can't remember the article where I saw it.
     
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  12. Serge

    Serge MUH RUSSIA, NOVICHOK, MELDONIUM, DOE Full Member

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    Loma's trophy cabinet

    Timestamped (from 7:51-9:10)

     
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    JoffJoff Regular Junkie Full Member

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    :bump

    I don't understand anybody trying to put the dampeners on all the hype Loma gets. Visually, only Roy and maybe the 2 Sugar Rays can compare. Very special fighter, even gets casuals like myself watching lower weights.

    Thanks for another fine breakdown escudo, keep 'em coming.
     
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    escudo Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Thanks homie as always, with out you, @pincai and a few others these would fly way under the radar.
     
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    It's 397 fights in general (not 398) with only one loss (to Selimov) and 396 victories.

    Maybe you've heard that Lomachenko lost to Robson Conceicao in 2011, but that is not true. That fight was initially judged in favor of Conceicao, but it was a robbery which was disputed by Loma's camp immediately. The result of the fight was changed consequently and Lomachenko won that tournament (Baku, 2011), actually.
     

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