Vasyl Lomachenko impresses, wins a majority decision over Gary Russell Jr.

Vasyl Lomachenko (Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank)


By Chris Robinson

Moments ago from the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., two-time Olympic gold medalist Vasyl Lomachenko (2-1, 1 KO) won a majority decision over previously undefeated Gary Russell Jr. (24-1, 14 KO’s).

Russell started several of the rounds fast but Lomachenko stayed poised and picked his shots well throughout the night. Scores of 116-112 twice and 114-114 were read in Lomachenko’s favor.

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