23 Aug

The exact date of the fight between Lomachenko and Ortiz has become known

Ex-world champion in three divisions Vasily Lomachenko (16-2, 11 KOs) will enter the ring at the end of October.

Instagram page lomus_official reported that the return of the Ukrainian boxer will take place on October 29 in New York.

As it became known earlier, Lomachenko's opponent will be American Jemaine Ortiz, who competes in lightweight. On account of the American 17 fights (16 wins and 1 draw).

Credit: Getty Images/James ChanceThe fight will be the main event of the boxing evening organized by Top Rank promotion company.

Recall that Vasily Lomachenko, after the start of a full-scale military invasion of russia, entered the defense of Belgorod-Dnestrovsky in the Odessa region. The Ukrainian boxer did not leave the country and refused to fight for the title of absolute world champion.