On Friday, April 12, Top Rank returned to the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif., for Lomachenko vs. Crolla

In the night’s headliner, the WBA and WBO lightweight world champion Vasiliy Lomachenko defended his titles against former WBA world lightweight titleholder Anthony Crolla.

In the co-main event, former WBO world super middleweight champion Gilberto Ramirez successfully moved up to light heavyweight against former WBO title challenger Tommy Karpency.

The main card airs live at 11:00 p.m. ET on ESPN+.

Vasiliy Lomachenko def. Anthony Crolla by knockout (right hook). Round 4, 0:58 – WBA super world lightweight title and WBO world lightweight title
Gilberto Ramirez def. Tommy Karpency by TKO. Round 4
Arnold Barboza Jr. def. Mike Alvarado by knockout. Round 3
Alexander Besputin def. Alfredo Rodolfo Blanco by unanimous decision (100-90, 100-90, 99-91)
Janibek Alimkhanuly def. Cristian Olivas by unanimous decision (99-91, 100-90, 100-90)

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Zach Aittama
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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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