On Saturday, May 12, Top Rank and Golden Boy Promotions combined to present Lomachenko vs. Linares from Madison Square Garden in New York City.

In the night’s main event, WBO world super featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko moves up in weight to take on WBA super world lightweight titleholder Jorge Linares.

The preliminary card aired live on ESPN+ at 4:30 p.m. ET. The main card aired live at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN, Azteca (Mexico), RPC Channel 4 (Panama), and Box Nation. C

Vasyl Lomachenko def. Jorge Linares by TKO (left hook to the body). Round 10 – WBA super world lightweight title
Carlos Adames def. Alejandro Barrera by unanimous decision
Teofimo Lopez def. Vitor Jones Freitas by knockout. Round 1
Michael Conlan def. Ibon Larrinaga by unanimous decision

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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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