Boxing

WBO super featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko (9-1, 7 KOs) easily beat Miguel Marriaga (25-3, 21 KOs) by a 7th round stoppage on Saturday night in a fight televised by ESPN at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California.

Lomachenko knocked Marriaga down in rounds 3 and 7. At the end of round 7, Marriaga’s corner had the fight stopped. Referee Jack Reiss stopped the fight at the request of Marriaga’s corner. The official time of the stoppage came at 3:00 of round 7.

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Unbeaten American heavyweight Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller (19-0-1, 17 KOs) is hoping to get a fight against former Anthony Joshua victim Dillian Whyte (19-1, 15 KOs) in the U.S. Miller believes he’ll knock Whyte out if that fight happens.

Miller has been interested in fighting Whyte for some time, but he’s had no luck in getting him inside the ring. Whyte, 29, isn’t the one that makes his fights. His promoter Eddie Hearn is the match-maker for Whyte, and he’s been cool to the idea of putting him in with the 6’4” Miller.

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Former world title challenger Mauricio Herrera (24-7, 7 KOs) overcame a bad cut suffered in the 9th round to go on and defeat high level journeyman Jesus Soto Karass (28-12-4, 18 KOs0 by a 10-round majority decision on Friday night on ESPN in welterweight action at the Fantasy Springs Casino, in Indio, California.

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After sparring twice with UFC star Conor McGregor, Paulie Malignaggi quit his camp on Thursday shortly after 2 photos leaked from someone, showing Malignaggi appearing to get the worst of it during one of the sparring sessions. Malignaggi recently joined McGregor’s training camp to help him get ready for his August 26 mega-fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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