Vasyl Lomachenko acquired again to profitable methods as he stopped Masayoshi Nakatani on Saturday night time in Las Vegas.
Combating for the primary time since his defeat to Teofimo Lopez final October, Loma took on a troublesome problem within the Japanese big, however dominated from begin to end.
The bout started with a far sooner begin from Loma than the one he made towards Teofimo Lopez.
Nevertheless, he additionally confronted early adversity as he suffered a minimize from a head conflict which left blood working into his eye.
Because of good work from the cutman in his nook although, this didn’t show to be an enormous situation as he constructed a lead within the first half of the struggle.
Lomachenko was just too correct for Nakatani, whatever the 6ft fighter’s big important benefit.
In spherical 5, Loma floored him for the primary time within the contest.
Regardless of Nakatani’s common holding, a blistering mixture from the smaller man on the within noticed him fall to the canvas.
He made it to his ft and survived the spherical, however suffered additional punishment within the sixth and seventh periods.
The top got here in spherical 9 as Lomachenko damage Nakatani with one other correct barrage and the referee stopped the competition.
Loma mentioned post-fight: “I’m joyful as a result of I received.
“I reached all my objectives. I received and now I’m again on monitor.
“All people noticed how I received, let’s make the rematch [with Teofimo Lopez].”