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The Music of Lomanchenko

09.14.2017 / Culture


After the Mayweather/McGregor fight, I’ve become mildly interested in boxing and MMA. This amounts to reading a bit about the sports, and watching a few historic fights such as Foreman’s comeback win at 45 years old, some Tyson, Ali.

But what I’ve found really exciting is one of the other biggest names out there: Vasyl (Basil) Lomachenko from Ukraine. I’ve now watched almost all his 7 pro-fights, and one of his two gold metal fights. He’s a virtuoso.

I know nothing about the history and art/mechanics of boxing but what I’ve learned listening to commentators in the last month or so, but Lomachenko is exhilarating to watch.

They call him the “Matrix” fighter because he moves like Neo, and it’s an apt exaggeration.

In one fight, he hurts his hand halfway through and finishes (winning every round) using only his right hand.

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