Lomachenko hits LA; ready to take over featherweight division
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Two-time Ukrainian Olympic gold medalist Vasyl “The Great” Lomachenko arrived at LAX (Los Angeles International Airport) Saturday afternoon where he was greeted by Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum. Lomachenko will make his featherweight pro debut against #7 rated Jose Luis Ramirez of México and will be showcased on the undercard of the October 12, WBO welterweight championship between undefeated defending champion Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley, Jr. and four-division world champion and Méxican icon Juan Manuel Marquez at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. Lomachenko plans to fight for the world featherweight championship in his second pro fight.