Top-rated pound-for-pound fighters and Olympic legends Vasily “Hi-Tech” Lomachenko.and Guillermo “El Chacal” Rigondeaux looked sharo today during media workouts at the Mendez Boxing Gym in New York City. They will collide this Saturday at The Theater at Madison Square Garden.
This historic battle will mark the first time two-time Olympic gold medalists have fought each other professionally at the highest level.
Lomachenko (9-1, 7 KOs), of Ukraine, will be defending his World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior lightweight world title against the reigning World Boxing Association (WBA) super bantamweight champion and Cuban native Rigondeaux (17-0, 11 KOs). The fight will be televised on ESPN and ESPN Deportes.