Lomachenko made boxing history by stopping Linares to claim a world title in a third weight division in just his 12th professional fight.
The 2017 year saw better performances from other athletes, per our analysis.
Tony Bellew produced an explosive performance to land a stunning second stoppage win in 14 months over fellow Briton David Haye
JoySports asked about the fight, his emotions, spirituality and the way forward.
The sports minister and his ministry offered no support for the boxer before his bout.
From DK Poison to Azumah Nelson to Isaac Dogboe, who was the youngest?
The National Youth Authority has held out newly crowned world boxing champion, Isaac Dogboe, as a model of persistence and courage youths need to succeed.
The boxer has always felt like an outcast, and there are reasons for that, as we explain.
Ghana President Nana Akufo Addo has sent words of felicitations to Isaac ‘Royal Storm’ Dogboe on becoming the new WBO Super Bantamweight champion.
Former President Jerry John Rawlings has congratulated Isaac Dogboe for winning the WBO super bantamweight title over the weekend.
Now that he is world champion, what should Isaac Dogboe do next?
Dogboe dropped Jessie Magdaleno once in the fifth and twice in the 11th to win.
He got off the canvas after a first-round knockdown to win by TKO.
Isaac Dogboe has become Ghana's youngest ever boxing champion after knocking out Jessie Magdaleno in Philadelphia on Sunday morning.
A live chronicling of events in Philadelphia!
The Ghanaian will be on primetime TV in the USA as he chases history for himself.
We look at the dynamics as the Ghanaian chases a major world title.
It's live on Saturday night, as Dogboe aims to restore Ghana's boxing glory.
Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez has been banned for six months after failing two drugs tests earlier this year.
Commey will serve as the global ambassador of Streetwise foundation.
Deontay Wilder has made no secret of the fact that he wants to meet unified three-belt titleholder Anthony Joshua
Joshua outpoints Parker in a heavyweight unification fight.
The Brit was dominant behind the jab but was unable to sparkle.
Joshua believes Joseph Parker will face an "overwhelming" experience in a unification bout which will go down in "history" on Saturday.
Richard Commey and his team are unwilling to negotiate with Robert Easter Jr’s reps.
An agreement has been reached between Bastie Samir and Brimah Kamoko, popularly known as Bukom Banku, for a rematch on June 30.
Dogboe stated that his son would not only beat Magdaleno, - but then in the aftermath would remove him from the United States by 'tossing him over the Mexican wall'
Commey knocked out Mexico’s Alejandro Luna in the sixth round of their IBF lightweight elimination match
Wilder had he toughest fight of his career against the impressive Ortiz.
Wilder, 32, floored the previously unbeaten Cuban twice before knocking him out in the 10th round in New York.
The deal entails his involvement in the company’s advertising and promotional efforts in Ghana over the next one year.
IBO lightweight champion alleged that Paul has been using his son to defraud many people including businessman Ibrahim Mahama.
Ghana's Maxwell Awuku failed in his attempt to win the WBC world super featherweight title from defending champion Miguel Berchelt.
Ghana has a rich history of producing world champions including the likes of Azumah Nelson, Ike Quartey and Joshua Clottey, something which the teak-tough Awuku will be looking to make Berchelt well aware of when they share the ring.
Ofori Asare, the trainer of Habib Ahmed, has admitted that his boxer lacked the needed experience and exposure to fight and win against a classy opponent such as Gilberto Ramirez Sanchez.
It was a one-sided affair in Texas.
Ahmed, 27, making his United States debut, failed to impress as he was thoroughly beaten by the Mexican, who retained his belt for the third time.
His Olympic dreams were quashed some seven years ago ahead of the London 2012 Games after a freak accident. He lifted himself from that low moment and today stands a few days away from ultimate sporting glory.
Things are moving at dizzying speed as the war of words between the camps of Isaac Dogboe and Emmanuel Tagoe escalate.
Tagoe is incensed with fans rating Dogboe ahead of him despite being Ghana's sole world title holder.
Samuel Anim Addo has admitted the antics and showboating of Emmanuel ''Game Boy'' Tagoe have become stale and has urged the boxer to vary his tactics.
Referee Roger Barnor's controversial stoppage of the IBO world title bout between Emmanuel ''Game Boy'' Tagoe and Fernando Saucedo has been backed by three boxing experts.
Emmanuel ''Game Boy'' Tagoe defended his IBO world lightweight title by overcoming Fernando Saucedo with a controversial 10th-round stoppage at Bukom Boxing Arena.
Emmanuel ''Game Boy'' Tagoe has promised to stop Saucedo in the sixth round tomorrow.
Emmanuel ‘Game Boy’ and his challenger Fernando Saucedo has received an over GH₵1 million boost from Insurance giants GLICO.
Rawlings admitted the enormity of beating Azumah’s fine record and expressed the hope that the 23-year-old defends it for a long time.
Cruiserweight boxer Braimah Kamoko, alias Bukom Banku, has declared that he will no longer fight in Ghana.
ETC Polska in collaboration with SSNIT have presented boxing equipment worth thousands of dollars to the Ghana Boxing Authority.
In recognition of his sterling performance, the Akwamumanhene named the young WBO interim Super Batamweight Champion, “Okofo” Isaac 'Royal Storm' Dogboe.
Joshua, 28, holds the IBF and WBA belts, while New Zealander Parker is the WBO champion.
The WBO Interim Super Bantamweight Champion, Isaac Dogboe, and his team from Rising Star Promotions were at the premises of Silver Star Auto Ltd (SSAL) on the Graphic Road, on Thursday, January 11, 2018, to present the title he won against his Mexican opponent on Saturday, January 6, at the Bukom Boxing Arena.
Everton manager Sam Allardyce says the club is negotiating with Arsenal to sign Theo Walcott on a permanent deal.