Top Rank signs Vasyl Lomachenko

Updated: July 26, 2013, 8:27 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Two-time Ukrainian Olympic champion Vasyl Lomachenko, one of the greatest amateur boxers in history, is going pro and will be based in the United States after signing a multiyear contract with Top Rank on Friday.

Lomachenko, whose aggressive style is made for professional boxing, won featherweight Olympic gold at the 2008 Beijing Games and captured lightweight gold at the 2012 London Olympics. At the 2008 Olympics, he won the Val Barker Trophy as the outstanding boxer of the tournament.

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