On Saturday, Aug. 5, Top Rank returned to ESPN from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles for Lomachenko vs. Marriaga.

In the evening’s main event, one of the top pound-for-pound boxing greats, Vasyl Lomachenko, defended his WBO junior lightweight title against Colombia’s Miguel Marriaga. Lomachenko is a two-division WBO champion with finishes in his last five fights. Marriaga had a five-fight winning streak broken in a decision defeat to Oscar Valdez for the WBO world featherweight championship.

The event aired live at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN and ESPN Deportes.

Vasyl Lomachenko def. Miguel Marriaga by TKO (corner stoppage). Round 7, 3:00 – for WBO world junior lightweight title
Raymundo Beltran def. Bryan Vasquez by majority decision (96-94, 95-95, 96-94) – for NABF, WBO, NABO lightweight title
Andy Vences def. Eliseo Cruz Sesma by knockout. Round 3
Erick De Leon def. Adones Aguelo by unanimous decision
Arnold Barboza Jr. def. Jonathan Chicas by unanimous decision
Esquiva Falcao def. Norberto Gonzalez by unanimous decision
Artemio Reyes def. Steve Marquez by knockout. Round 4
Maxim Dadashev def. Jose Marrufo by knockout. Round 8
Mikaela Mayer def. Widnelly Figueroa by knockout (left hook to body). Round 1

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Zach Aittama became a fan of martial arts at an early age. Hooked on the sport after one experience, Zach started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai as a teenager. Watching the sport only increased his interest, building a fascination for combat sports around the globe. Years of training and amateur bouts later, Zach continues to train while working and attending school full-time. Zach started writing for Fight Sport Asia in 2014 and joined the Combat Press staff in July of 2015.

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