Video: The best KO punch on the Haney vs Lomachenko card was landed by Junto Nakatani

Junto Nakatani eliminated his opp with extreme predjudice.

By: Bloody Elbow | 9 months
Video: The best KO punch on the Haney vs Lomachenko card was landed by Junto Nakatani
IMAGO / ZUMA WIRE May 19, 2023, Las Vegas, Nevada, LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, United States: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - May 19: L-R Andrew Moloney and Junto Nakatani face off prior to their 12-round vacant WBO Junior Bantamweight World Title bout at TopRank on ESPN - Haney v Loma at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 19, 2023 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Saturday’s Haney vs Lomachenko card got off to a great start with Junto Nakatani’s spectacular KO win over Andrew Moloney to emphatically claim the previously vacant WBO junior bantamweight (115 pounds) title. We’ll see soon if the main event can match this action.

Junto Nakatani won with a brutal 12th round KO after a dominant performance

Nakatani, who’s held the WBO flyweight title since 2020, brutalized Moloney to add a second belt to his collection. Knock downs were scored by Nakatani in the 2nd, 11th and finally the finish in the 12th. Here’s how Scott Christ of Bad Left Hook calls Nakatani “one of the top rising fighters in the sport right now.” See for yourself in the highlights below:

Devin Haney vs. Vasiliy Lomachenko quick results

Get the complete Haney vs Loma live results here.

Haney vs Lomachenko undercard

Super-featherweight: Oscar Valdez vs. Adam Lopez

Lightweight: Raymond Muratalla vs. Jeremia Nakathila

WBO world super flyweight title: Junto Nakatani KO12 Andrew Moloney

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