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Lomachenko vs. Rigondeaux fight week photos

Some of the fighters scheduled to appear talk about the upcoming card featuring WBO super featherweight champion Vasil Lomachenko defending his title against Guillermo Rigondeaux. The card takes place Saturday night in Madison Square Garden's Theater. (Credit: Newsday / Robert Cassidy)

Vasyl Lomachenko prepares to defend his WBO world super-featherweight title against Guillermo Rigondeaux on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, at The Theater at Madison Square Garden.

WBO super featherweight champion Vasyl Lomochenko, of Ukraine,
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WBO super featherweight champion Vasyl Lomochenko, of Ukraine, punches a bag, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, during a workout at a Manhattan boxing gym for Saturday's fight against Guillermo Rigondeaux.

Vasyl Lomachenko, of Ukraine, jumps rope at a
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Vasyl Lomachenko, of Ukraine, jumps rope at a Manhattan boxing gym Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, in New York, while preparing for his WBO super featherweight title fight against Guillermo Rigondeaux, scheduled for Saturday at Madison Square Garden.

Boxer Vasyl Lomachenko, of Ukraine, takes a break
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Boxer Vasyl Lomachenko, of Ukraine, takes a break after working out at a Manhattan gym, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, in New York, in preparation for his upcoming WBO super featherweight title fight against Cuban defector Guillermo Rigondeaux, 37. The fight, said to pit two of boxing's pound-for-pound best technical fighters, will be held Saturday, Dec. 7, at Madison Square Garden.

Boxer Guillermo Rigondeaux, works out with his trainer
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Boxer Guillermo Rigondeaux, works out with his trainer at a Manhattan gym in preparation for his WBO super featherweight title fight against title holder Vasyl Lomachenko, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017.

Super featherweight title-holder Vasyl Lomachenko, of Ukraine, shadow
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Super featherweight title-holder Vasyl Lomachenko, of Ukraine, shadow boxes in the ring at a Manhattan boxing gym during a workout for his upcoming WBO super featherweight title fight against Guillermo Rigondeaux, 37.

Vasyl Lomachenko, of Ukraine, punches a bag Wednesday,
Photo Credit: AP / Kathy Willens

Vasyl Lomachenko, of Ukraine, punches a bag Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, during a workout at a Manhattan boxing gym in New York, for Saturday's WBO super featherweight title fight against Guillermo Rigondeaux, 37.

Boxer Guillermo Rigondeaux, left, works out with his
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Boxer Guillermo Rigondeaux, left, works out with his trainer Dr. Pedro Diaz at a Manhattan gym Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, in preparation for his WBO super featherweight title fight against title-holder Vasyl Lomachenko.

Boxer Guillermo Rigondeaux, 37, left, chases a tiny,
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Boxer Guillermo Rigondeaux, 37, left, chases a tiny, airborne ball thrown by his trainer Dr. Pedro Diaz, during a workout at a Manhattan gym in preparation for his WBO super featherweight title fight against title-holder Vasyl Lomachenko, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017.

Vasyl Lomachenko, of Ukraine, punches a bag during
Photo Credit: AP / Kathy Willens

Vasyl Lomachenko, of Ukraine, punches a bag during a workout at a Manhattan boxing gym Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, in New York, while preparing for his Saturday WBO super featherweight title fight against Guillermo Rigondeaux.

Super featherweight title-holder Vasyl Lomachenko, of Ukraine, shadow
Photo Credit: AP / Kathy Willens

Super featherweight title-holder Vasyl Lomachenko, of Ukraine, shadow boxes in the ring at a Manhattan boxing gym during a workout for WBO super featherweight title fight against Guillermo Rigondeaux, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, in New York.

Guillermo Rigondeaux works out on a bag preparation
Photo Credit: AP / Kathy Willens

Guillermo Rigondeaux works out on a bag preparation for his Saturday WBO super featherweight title fight, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, at a boxing gym in New York. Rigondeaux is slated to face title-holder Vasyl Lomachenko, of Ukraine.

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