Crolla-Loma Boxing and Ramirez’s fight will stream live and exclusively in the United States beginning at 11 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT on ESPN+ — the direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service, which will mark its one-year anniversary since launching on the day of the fight.
Pound-for-pound king Vasiliy Lomachenko is bringing his talents back to the left coast.
Lomachenko (12-1, 9 KOs), fresh off a trio of victories at New York’s Madison Square Garden, will make his debut appearance headlining the Staples Center in Los Angeles when he defends his WBA and WBO lightweight titles against mandatory challenger Anthony Crolla (34-6-3, 13 KOs) on Friday, April 12.
The fight will air on ESPN+ (11 p.m. ET), coinciding with the one-year anniversary of the streaming network, and will also feature former super middleweight titleholder Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez in his 175-pound debut in the co-main event. Airing the card on Friday allows it to avoid competing with ESPN’s undercard coverage of UFC 236 the following night.
A two-time Olympic gold medalist from Ukraine, Lomachenko returns to southern California where he trains and lives for the first time since defending his 130-pound title against Miguel Marriaga in 2017 at the Microsoft Theater across from Staples Center. Lomachenko also won his first world title in nearby Carson in 2014 by outpointing Gary Russell Jr. at featherweight.
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