Jorge Linares vs Vasyl Lomachenko live stream
” Match Scheduled ”
SATURDAY, MAY 12
New York (ESPN)
Jorge Linares (C) vs. Vasyl Lomachenko (No. 1 jr. lightweight, No. 3 P4P)
12 rounds – lightweights (for Linares’ RING and WBA titles)
Their highly-anticipated fight at Madison Square Garden in New York sees Ukrainian star Lomachenko move up to the 135-pound weight division.
Who is on the undercard?
Irishman Michael Conlan is in action as he continues his progression up the pro ranks with his seventh pro fight.
Carlos Adames vs Alejandro Barrera (super-welterweight)
Teofimo Lopez vs Vitor Jones Freitas (lightweight)
Michael Conlan vs Ibon Larrinaga (featherweight)
Fazliddin Gaibnazarov vs Jesus Silveira (super-lightweight)
Jamel Herring vs Juan Pablo Sanchez (lightweight)
Mikaela Mayer vs Baby Nansen ( lightweight)
What have the fighters said?
Linares: “This is the fight that boxing fans wanted. This will be a super fight between two of the best champions.
“Not only will I demonstrate why I’m the best lightweight in the world, but also that I’m one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world.
“I have the speed, skill and power to win this battle. This May 12, Vasyl Lomachenko will bow down to ‘King’ Jorge.”
Lomachenko: “Linares is a very dangerous fight. I consider him a very good fighter. He has speed, coordination and, most crucially, a great boxing IQ.”