Show Lomachenko-Ortiz officially announced: details


On October 29 in New York (USA) at the Hulu Theater of the Madison Square Garden complex, a boxing evening of the Top Rank promotion company will take place, the main event of which will be a 12-round fight in lightweight (up to 61.2 kg) between the former world champion in three categories by Ukrainian Vasily Lomachenko (16-2, 11 KOs) and unbeaten American Jemaine Ortiz (16-0-1, 8 KOs).

The show was officially announced today.

It is also confirmed that in the second most important event, two-time Olympic champion from Cuba Robeisi Ramirez (10-1, 6 KOs) will meet with former world champion American Jesse Magdaleno (29-1, 18 KOs). The 10-round fight will take place in the featherweight category (up to 57.2 kg).

In addition, it was announced that Olympic 2020 silver medalist Richard Torrez (3-0, 3 KOs) as part of the US national team will perform on the undercard. His opponent will be announced later.

The evening of boxing in the States will be streamed by ESPN+.

“Vasily Lomachenko does honor to his country and boxing,” said Top Rank CEO Bob Arum. – When his country needed him, Vasily did not hesitate. We are very happy that he is safe and will fight again at the Hulu Theater in Madison Square Garden, his home away from home. Jemaine Ortiz is a young, hungry, undefeated fighter who understands that defeating a living legend like Loma will change his life.”

Calm down, there will be no fight between Haney and Lomachenko, the expert advises us.