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Lomachenko dominates Nakatani with vintage performance

The former pound-for-pound king outworked, outboxed and thoroughly dominated Masayoshi Nakatani en route to a technical knockout win on Saturday at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas.

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Lomachenko returns against taller foe Saturday in Las Vegas

The 5-foot, 7-inch Vasiliy Lomachenko (14-2, 10 KOs), will take on the 5-11 Masayoshi Nakatani (19-1, 13 KOs), in the main event of a Top Rank boxing card from Virgin Hotels.

Inoue makes fast work of Dasmarinas in title defense

Naoya Inoue (21-0, 18 KOs) dropped Michael Dasmarinas (30-3-1, 20 KOs) in the second round with a body shot, then followed it up with two more brutal knockdowns in the third.

De La Hoya to fight Belfort as part of festival in Las Vegas

Oscar De La Hoya, 48, who has not fought since he retired on his stool against Manny Pacquiao at MGM Grand in 2008. Vitor Belfort is a former UFC champion who won his only bout as a professional boxer.

Mikaela Mayer ready for her first world title defense

Mayer (14-0, 5 KOs) will take on former two-division titlist Erica Farias (26-4, 10 KOs) Saturday in the co-main event of a Top Rank card from Virgin Hotels Las Vegas.

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