Ex-champion De La Hoya have included Lomachenko in the top three best fighters of our time

Former world Boxing champion in six weight categories American Oscar De La Hoya has named the three best fighters of our time. Among them was a place to Ukrainian Vasyl Lomachenko.

My opinion De La Hoya has said in comments to the edition Boxing Scene. According to him, the clear leader in this list to Saul Alvarez.

The rating of boxers

He put the Mexican in the first place arguing that Alvarez is the only boxer who wants to fight only the best opponents.

In his opinion, all the other boxers immediately begin to ask how much they will receive for the fight. Alvarez even asks about it, he just wants to box with the best.

Also second and third place was shared by American Teren Crawford and Ukrainian Vasyl Lomachenko. He believes that Crawford has great potential to become a superstar, thanks to his abilities and talent.

Lomachenko is an outstanding boxer. Think he can fight in the light Welterweight division if he wants, he did it well,
said De La Hoya.

The Achievements Of Oscar De La Hoya

In 1992, De La Hoya won the gold medal of the Olympic games in Barcelona in the category up to 60 kilograms, and then moved into professional Boxing. American ten time world champion in six weight categories:

  • The second Featherweight (version WBO, 1994).
  • Easy (version WBO, 1994/95; version IBF, 1995).
  • First rides again (version WBC, 1996/97).
  • Rides again (version WBC, 1997/99).
  • First middle (WBC version, 2001/03 and 2006/07; version WBA, 2002/03).
  • The average (version WBO, 2004).

Nickname Hoya – “Golden boy”. In 1995 the Ring magazine recognized him as the fighter of the year.

Total on a professional ring American had 45 fights, won 39 victories (including 30 were by knockout) and suffered six defeats. Fight De La Hoya with Floyd Mayweather Jr. is considered one of the best in Boxing history.

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Sofia Kulai

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