On Sunday morning, Ukrainian boxer, Vasyl Lomachenko, dominated Ghana’s Richard Commey on his way to a unanimous decision victory at the Madison Square Garden in New York.
The Lightweight clash between the former champions never looked like a contest from the start of the fight, as Lomachenko’s movement, speed and overall ring craft were just too much for Commey.
In the 7th round, Lomachenko sent Commey to the canvas but the 34-year-old answered Referee Willis’ count and the action continued, despite Lomachenko’s objection.
Commey seemed out on his feet at one point, which prompted Lomachenko to signal to Commey’s corner for his trainers, Andre Rozier and Gary Stark Jr., to stop the fight.
Willis quickly instructed Lomachenko to fully focus on the fight. Lomachenko promptly unleashed a barrage of power punches to Commey’s head, but a remarkably resilient Commey took Lomachenko’s best shots and made it to the end of the seventh round.
See the moment Lomachenko ordered Commey’s corner to stop the fight:
Watch the moment Vasyl Lomachenko asked Commey's team to stop the bout.
— Citi Sports (@CitiSportsGHA) December 12, 2021