There you have it folks, Vasyl Lomachenko proves once again why he’s one of the best in the division. A smashing performance by the Ukrainian fighter by showcasing his amazing skillset to get the TKO victory in the 9th round against tough challenger Jason Sosa. He retained his WBO junior lightweight title as it was smooth sailing.
Lomachenko was the heavy favorite against Jason Sosa. Let’s face it, we all saw why. He threw and landed more punches than Sosa, and his energy throughout the fight was top-level. He never missed a beat and he capitalized on every opportunity. Slowly but surely, he is making his way throughout the fight world and Lomachenko train doesn’t look like it’s stopping any time soon.
Let’s give credit to Jason Sosa who came out ready and was able to stand toe to toe with Lomachenko through much of the fight. It wasn’t enough and Sosa lost the fight in the 9th round via TKO. Lomachenko was just too much for Sosa to handle and simply was outboxed. Some may have been surprised that the fight lasted as long as it did but in the world of boxing, you don’t know what to expect. After tonight, Sosa will have to go to the drawing board and figure out what’s next.
As for Lomachenko, what’s next? He has a list of names I’m sure wouldn’t mind going up against him. One name that does come to mind is Mikey Garcia. After the fight, fans were asking for this fight to happen. No doubt, it would be an exciting match up. There is always the possibility, we still have a long way to go in 2017.