Vasyl Lomachenko vs Jorge Linares

Lomachenko vs Linares: Fight start time, TV channel, live stream, online, boxing on ESPN

Perhaps the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world is ready to take on his next challenge. WBO junior lightweight champion Vasiliy Lomachenko will take on arguably his toughest test to date in the form of WBA and Ring lightweight titleholder Jorge Linares. Lomachenko will be looking to add his third crown in as many divisions in just his 12th professional fight.The power-punching Lomachenko (10-1, 8 KOs) wowed everyone again in his last fight by making his opponent quit right there in the ring. After overwhelming Guillermo Rigondeaux for six rounds, Rigondeaux called it quits on his stool before the seventh began.

While he cited a hand injury, it was clear to everyone watching that he simply wanted no more of one of the most devastating boxers fighting today.Linares (44-3, 27 KOs) will provide an interesting test for Lomachenko, though. The 32-year-old lightweight champion is currently on a 13-fight winning streak with with seven of those victories coming by way of knockout. The champion got his year started with that 13th consecutive win and another successful defense of his titles in a unanimous decision win over Mercito Gesta in January.

Top Rank Boxing on ESPN has a special event for fight fans to look forward to. WBO junior lightweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko (10-1, 8 KOs) is moving up to lightweight to take on reigning WBA champion Jorge Linares (44-3, 27 KOs) in a matchup of two of the most free-flowing, technically skilled boxers in the sport.

Vasyl Lomachenko vs Jorge Linares live streaming results and round by round coverage

New York City’s Madison Square Garden is the host for this one, as Lomachenko elevates from headlining small arenas to big ones. Ukraine’s Lomachenko is considered the #1 pound-for-pound boxer in the world, and Venezuela’s Linares is one of his tougher tests to date, the betting odds aside. It should produce a captivating fight in which we learn a lot about both men. If Lomachenko prevails, he’ll be the fastest to ever win world titles in three weight classes. His promoter Bob Arum has his sights set on booking Loma against Manny Pacquiao at end-of-year.

Vasyl Lomachenko vs Jorge Linares live streaming results and round by round coverage

Bloody Elbow is here to provide you full coverage of Lomachenko vs. Linares. Here are the basic details on who’s fighting on Saturday night, how you can watch the card, where you can catch a live stream, and more.

Vasyl Lomachenko vs Jorge Linares live streaming results and round by round coverage

Fight time: The main broadcast starts at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT and should run until 10 PM ET/7 PM PT. Lomachenko and Linares should make their ring-walks somewhere around 9 PM ET/6 PM PT.

TV Network: ESPN, ESPN News, and ESPN Deportes will air the live broadcast for US viewers. TSN2 will carry the event in Canada, while BoxNation has the rights in the United Kingdom.

Televised Fight Card: Jorge Linares vs. Vasyl Lomachenko (lightweights, 12 rounds); Carlos Adames vs. Alejandro Barrera (150 lbs catchweight, 10 rounds); Michael Conlan vs. Ibon Larrinaga (featherweights, 8 rounds)