Richard Commey y Vasyl Lomachenko

Vasyl Lomachenko asked the corner of Richard Commey to stop the fight in the seventh round.

After considering that he gave the Ghanaian a lot of punishment, the Ukrainian turned to the coaches of Commey to yell at them and tell them enough was enough.

Until that moment, Knoll it was completely superior. He dominated every aspect of the fight and the punishment he inflicted on him was never enough to bring him down.

In the seventh round, after all the blows he gave him and knocked him down, he turned to the corner of the Ghanaian. He walked away and asked them to stop the fight now; however, the clash continued.

At the end of the eighth round, Vasyl approached the corner and the doctor validated that Richard Commey to be continue. The Ukrainian slowed down after that round and although he continued to dominate the fight, he no longer pressed for the knockout.

The fight went to the scorecards, where the three judges gave the fight 117-110, 119-108 and 119-108.

This was the 16th victory of Lomachenko as a professional. This was his second fight in 2021, after in June of this year he defeated Masayoshi Nakatani by knockout in the ninth round.

At the end of the contest he challenged George Kambosos, who was the one who defeated Teofimo Lopez at the end of November, as he wants to get his belts back.

Lopez he defeated him by unanimous decision by cards on October 17, 2020. He beat him by cards of 117-111, 119-109 and 116-112 to stay with the belts of the WBA, WBO Y FIB.

For his part, this was the fourth defeat of Richard Commey as a professional. The last one was the knockout that he gave him Theophimus in December 2019, after putting him to sleep in the second round.

In his last contest he defeated Jackson Martinez via chloroform in the sixth round.