This Saturday night June 11th 2016, live form The Theatre At Madison Square Garden, Vasyl Lomachenko (5-1, 3 KO’s) takes on Roman “Rocky” Martinez (29-2-3, 17 KO’s) for Martinez’ WBO Super Featherweight title.  The fight will be live on HBO Boxing at 10 PM ET, and is scheduled for 12 rounds.  In the co-feature, Felix Vergejo (21-0, 14 KO’s) will take on Juan Jose Martinez (25-2, 17 KO’s) with the WBO Latino Lightweight title on the line.  Here is the breakdown and predictions:

“ROCKY” MARTINEZ

-Record:  29 – 2 – 3, 17 KO’s

-Weight Class:  Junior Lightweight

-Height:  5′ 8″

-Reach:  67″

-Notable Fights

  • Miguel Beltran Jr  —  Win, Split Decision (12), 9/15/12.  (Won WBO Junior Lightweight title)
  • Mickey Garcia  —  Loss, KO 8th round (12), 11/9/13.
  • Orlando Salido #1  —  Win, Unanimous Decision (12), 4/11/15.  (Won WBO Junior Featherweight title)

 

VASYL LOMACHENKO

-Record:  5 – 1 – 0, 3 KO’s

-Weight Class:  Junior Lightweight/Featherweight

-Height:  5′ 7″

-Reach:  65″

-Notable Fights

  • Orlando Salido  —  Loss, Split Decision (12), 3/1/14.
  • Gary Russel Jr  —  Win, Majority Decision (12), 6/21/14.  (Won vacant WBO Featherweight title)
  • Gamalier Rodriguez  —  Win, KO 9th round (12), 5/2/15.

 

Predictions:

Felix Verdejo  —  def  —  Juan Jose Martinez  —  via  —  KO 7th round

Vasyl Lomachenko  —  def  —  Rocky Martinez  —  via  —  Unanimous Decision

 

-David Jukic, INSIDE RINGSIDE

 

 

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