Vasiliy Lomachenko is one of the biggest names in the current generation of boxing. With a professional record of 17-2, Lomachenko is extremely talented and dangerous inside the ring. Loma is well known for his unorthodox and fluid footwork which he uses efficiently to best his opponents. Currently, Lomachenko is ranked as the world’s seventh best active boxer, pound for pound, by The Ring.
Vasiliy Lomachenko got into boxing at a very young age due to his father who helped him learn the basics of boxing. Loma often talks about how his father taught him and helped him to get the mindset of a fighter. His father asked him to learn Ukrainian dance in order to develop footwork which helped him in his professional career.
“The Matrix” said in an interview: “After school I use dance and after I go to boxing training. I think it was 10 or 12 years. I used dancing couple years I don’t like it but I use my father. If you can’t use dancing you can’t train boxing.”
Vasiliy had an amazing amateur career with a record of 396 wins and 1 loss. In 2013, the Ukrainian made his boxing debut which was a title fight. Since then, Loma has fought some of the toughest opponents such as Guillermo Rigondeaux, Anthony Crolla, Luke Campbell,Teófimo López etc. Over the years Lomachenko has occupied multiple world championships in three weight classes from featherweight to lightweight,
Vasiliy Lomachenko wife
Vasiliy Lomachenko is married to his wife Elena. The Ukrainian has been with Lomachenko for a long time now. According to reports,the pair met each other when Elana came to Loma’s mother’s acrobatics hall to jump on the trampoline. She went there to train under Vasiliy’s mother, Tetiana Lomachenko.
Elana was talented and even won a silver medal in the European championships while training under Lomachenko’s mother. After a few years of knowing each other, Loma and Elana finally fell in love and eventually decided to get married. However, there is no information regarding how and when they got married. The lovely couple share two kids named Jr and Victoria and the fighter rarely speaks about his personal life and likes to keep him away from the limelight.
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