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Highlights! Vasyl Lomachenko stops Masayoshi Nakatani with vicious ninth-round TKO

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Vasiliy Lomachenko v Masayoshi Nakatani Photo by Mikey Williams/Top Rank Inc via Getty Images

Vasyl Lomachenko (15-2, 11 KO) reminded the boxing world just how good he is last night (Sat., June 26, 2021) live on ESPN+ from inside Virgin Hotels in Las Vegas, Nevada, as “Matrix” worked beautifully to finish Masayoshi Nakatani (19-2, 13 KO) via ninth-round TKO.

Lomachenko, who lost his WBA (Super), WBO, and The Ring lightweight titles to Teofimo Lopez back in Oct. 2020, was out to prove a point in this fight. He broke Nakatani down from the opening bell and eventually score a knockdown in the fifth. Lomachenko continued his onslaught in the later rounds and lined up for the finish in the ninth. Nakatani was busted up and tired so his chances were slim. “Matrix” would find a home for a beautifully combination that toppled Nakatani and forced the referee’s hand.

Check out the video highlights below: