Vasiliy Lomachenko will continue his comeback ride to the top when he faces the highly talented Jamaine Ortiz on Saturday, October 29th at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. Regarded as one of the most decorated fighters in the history of the lightweight division, the ex-WBA (Super), WBO and The Ring lightweight champ is determined as ever to prove that he still belongs here. Vasiliy, popularly known as Loma lost all the major titles after dropping a unanimous decision to Teofimo Lopez back in 2022.Thank you for reading this post, don't forget to subscribe!
Since then, the 34-year-old has gotten the better of Masayoshi Nakatani and Richard Commey. The Ukrainian matrix will need to fire at all cylinders as he can’t afford a lapse against a fighter of Ortiz’s quality. Ortiz is a 16-0-1 fighter with 8 KOs to his name. The 26-year-old is yet to fight for a world title, but that will change if he’s able to stifle Lomachenko and get his hand raised on Saturday night.
Ring walk schedule:
The highly anticipated duel between Lomachenko and Ortiz will take place at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The main card will make a walk at 8 p.m. ET with the headliner of the evening expected to start at 10 p.m. ET.
Loma fans will be hoping to see him showcase his lightning-hand speed as he has done before, and get the win eventually. The stakes are high as the winner will find himself fighting for the title against the undisputed 135-lb champ, Devin Haney next. Loma is truly focused on Ortiz’s challenge and wants to make a statement against the young American. The pair have claimed to be in the best shape of their career and promised to finish the fight before the final bell rings this Saturday. Here is all you need to know about this exciting clash between two of the world’s top lightweights, Lomachenko and Ortiz, including the fight card and how to stream this Saturday’s headliner.
How to watch the boxing fight in Canada
ESPN+ is the only way to stream Loma vs Ortiz live online if you live in the States. The platform will have a free Lomachenko vs. Ortiz live stream for subscribers, but you will need to be a member to watch the fight live.
Canadians can rely on FITEPASS to catch the PPV for $9.99 USD on their browser, iOS app, Android app, and Roku. You don’t need to have a pre-existing or new subscription and can just pay for the PPV and watch
Fight Card of the Evening:
- Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Jamaine Ortiz; Lightweight
- Duke Regan vs. Luis Lebron; Featherweight
- Troy Isley vs. Quincy LaVallais; Super welterweight
- Richard Torrez Jr. vs. Ahmed Hefny; Heavyweight
- Abdullah Mason vs. Angel Barrera; Lightweight
- Nico Ali Walsh vs. Billy Wagner; Middleweight
- Robeisy Ramirez vs. Jose Matias Romero; Featherweight
- Haven Brady Jr. vs. Eric Mondragon; Super featherweight
- Delante Johnson vs. Esteban Garcia; Welterweight
- Jorge Chavez vs. Adrian Leyva; Featherweight.
Considering Lomachanko’s previous successes, oddsmakers have the 34-year-old as the heavy favorite for Saturday’s fight with odds of -2000, compared to Oritz’s +900.