Southpaw with an incredibly successful amateur career, winning gold medals in the 2008 and 2012 Olympics at featherweight and lightweight, respectively.
He played hockey growing up in Ukraine.
He turned pro in 2013, signing with Bob Arum's Top Rank.
He was trained by his father Anatoly Lomachenko.
His first pro fight was a knockout victory over Jose Ramirez on a card headlined by Juan Manuel Marquez vs. Timothy Bradley.