Vasiliy Lomachenko floored Richard Commey in a masterful factors victory that retained the Ukrainian star in rivalry for one more globe lightweight title fight.
Lomachenko dropped Commey closely within the seventh spherical and even tried utilizing to steer his opponent’s nook to halt the fight prematurely of he sealed a dominant win with scores of 117-110, 119-108 and 119-108 at Madison Sq. Again backyard in New York.
The previous unified winner is now envisioned to show into required challenger for George Kambosos Jnr, who ripped the WBA, IBF and WBO belts from Teofimo Lopez with an upset purchase remaining thirty day interval.
Lomachenko’s early warning was justified when Commey clipped him with a pointy applicable hand within the opening spherical.
Nevertheless it was Lomachenko’s flip to exhibit his velocity and precision within the subsequent as he staggered Commey with a hurtful mixture.
A lightning counter nonetheless left hand from Lomachenko caught Commey within the third spherical, when the a few-bodyweight king pumped out extra blurring punches within the fourth.
Lashing in a straight remaining, Lomachenko ongoing his stinging assault within the fifth, while Commey strike again with thudding hooks within the sixth.
However Lomachenko decrease brief Commey’s emotions of a fightback within the seventh as a left hand dropped the Ghanaian severely by the ropes.
In a gift of compassion, Lomachenko gestured for Commey’s nook to cease further punishment however the earlier IBF winner staggered by way of the rest of the spherical.
Lomachenko somewhat eased his assault, probing his dazed opponent with exact images within the eighth, though Commey tried utilizing to land looping hooks within the ninth.
A crunching counter was shrugged off by Lomachenko, who replied with a stunning cluster of punches within the tenth.
With a commanding lead on the scorecards, Lomachenko cruised by means of the last word two rounds as he conveniently prevented Commey’s decided makes an attempt to land a battle-switching blow.