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For boxing purists, it is the standout matchup of the year; the icing on the metaphorical cake which has been a splendid year for the sport in 2017. On December the 9th at the mecca of boxing at Madison Square Garden, two masters of their craft will collide when the first bell rings.

The undefeated super bantamweight kingpin Rigondeaux (17-0) will meet the 2-weight world champion Vasyl Lomachenko (9-1) in what promises to be a mouth-watering encounter between two of the most decorated amateur fighters who have ever lived. Both combatants have won two Olympic gold medals apiece and were thoroughly schooled during the formation of their careers which saw Lomachenko amass a record of 396-1 while Rigondeaux garnered a record of 463-12.

Lomachenko recently caught up with Boxing Ukraine, and shared his thoughts on the upcoming matchup and let us see what his mindset and tactics will be on fight night. “I will try to win colorfully and brightly. I will be boxing my own style.” Lomachenko stressed he will look to dictate the tempo and not let Rigondeaux who has been widely recognised as a defensive specialist, fight the fight on his terms. “I will be trying and working hard to simply squash him!”

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