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On Saturday March 1, 2014, veteran former Featherweight Champion, Orlando Salido defeated Olympic phenom Vasyl Lomachenko via split-decision.
Controversy arose after Salido was not able to make weight and hold onto his belt.
While the weight controversy seemed to settle right before the fight, a new conflict quickly arose as the fight itself was riddled with low-blows, horrible officiating, and holding every second.
Nonetheless, Salido was declared the winner and Lomachenko, the loser. Read on for what the future hold’s for the winner and loser.