VASYL LOMACHENKO makes his return to the ring in a cracker of a fight with Ghanaian lightweight Richard Commey.
Loma last fought in the summer, dominating and stopping Masayoshi Yakatani in just nine rounds, eight months on from his loss to Teofimo Lopez.
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Lopez beat Lomchenko on points in October 2020 to win the WBA, WBO, IBF and Ring Magazine titles, but now the Ukrainian is on a warpath as he sets out to get his belts back.
And his next stop is Commey, who was knocked out by Lopez in the second round of their clash back in December 2019.
When is Vasyl Lomachenko vs Richard Commey?
- Vasyl Lomachenko's return to action against Richard Commey will take place on Saturday, December 11.
- The bout will be held at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
- There will be a sold-out capacity crowd of 17,000 inside the arena for the match-up.
What channel is it and can it be live streamed?
Lomachenko vs Commey will be shown live on Sky Sports Arena in the UK.
You can live stream the action from the NOW TV or Sky Go app, both of which are available for download onto your mobile or tablet device.
Lomachenko vs Commey FULL CARD
- Vasiliy Lomachenko vs. Richard Commey (12 rounds – lightweight)
- Jared Anderson vs. Oleksandr Teslenko (8 rounds – heavyweight)
- Xander Zayas vs. TBA (6 or 8 rounds – super-welterweight)
- Nico Ali Walsh vs. TBA (4 rounds – middleweight)
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What have they said?
Lomachenko said: "It is always special when I fight at Madison Square Garden, where so many great moments in my career have taken place.
"Richard Commey is a former world champion, an opponent I will not underestimate. I expect the best version of Commey, and I will be prepared for whatever he brings on December 11."
"It is only fitting that the great Lomachenko headlines boxing's highly anticipated return to Madison Square Garden," said Top Rank chairman Bob Arum.
"However, Richard Commey can never be counted out, as he's a tough fighter who carries huge power in both hands."
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