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Ivan Baranchyk vs. Josh Taylor Betting
DAZN will present the International Boxing Federation World Super Lightweight title bout between defending champion Ivan Baranchyk (19-0, 12 knockouts) and Josh Taylor (14-0, 12 knockouts). The bout is scheduled for 12 rounds and will take place on May 18 at The SSSE Hydro, Glasgow. This bout is part of the World Boxing Super Series and is a Super Lightweight semifinal.
When: Saturday, May 18th, 2019
Where: The SSE Hydro, Glasgow
Why: International Boxing Federation World Super Lightweight Title
Ivan Baranchyk vs. Josh Taylor
This fight features two undefeated boxers at their respective peaks. Taylor has intrigued gamblers and the boxing community because of his knockout prowess while Baranchyk is a verified champion. The youth of both fighters means that they have long careers ahead with many title belts at stake. For the present Baranchyk will enter this bout as a quality underdog while Taylor is the understandable favorite.
Ivan Baranchyk vs. Josh Taylor Betting Odds
Opening Boxing Lines at Bookmaker Sportsbook - Ivan Baranchyk ( +460 ) Vs. Josh Taylor ( -620 ).
The currentboxing line has Josh Taylor as the boxing favorite at -620, meaning you have to risk $620 to win $100. Ivan Baranchyk is this fight’s underdog, that has value at +460, meaning that for every $100 bet you will win $460.
Total Rounds Betting
The fight is scheduled for 12 rounds. Check back later for the total rounds betting line. For example, if the total rounds betting line is Over 9.5 Rounds ( -170 ), that means that if you think the fight is going to go to at least 10 rounds for you to win your bet you would need to bet $170 to win $100. The Under 9.5 +Rounds ( +170 ), would mean you would need to risk $100 to win $170.
International Boxing Federation World Super Lightweight Title
Despite his status as the defending International Boxing Federation World Super Lightweight champion Ivan Baranchyk is the underdog for his fight against Josh Taylor. Baranchyk will be making his first title defense after winning the belt his last time out in a seventh round RTD win over Anthony Yigit on October 27, 2018 at the Lakefront Arena in New Orleans.
Baranchyk is currently ranked sixth in the world and is 26 years old. He is a native of Russia that now resides in Miami, Oklahoma. “The Beast” stands at five feet, eight inches tall with a reach of 67 inches and fights from an orthodox stance.
Before his title belt win over Yigit, Baranchyk met Petr Petrov on March 9, 2018 at the Deadwood Mountain Grand, Deadwood. The 12-round bout ended in the eighth round with a technical knockout win by Baranchyk. In fact, Petrov went down in rounds one, two and six.
Josh Taylor is 28 years old and a native of Scotland where he still resides at Edinburgh. Taylor is ranked second in the world and has an interesting amateur background in which he was a junior taekwondo champion. At the age of 15 he turned to boxing and quickly became a success. Taylor’s record of 12 knockout wins in 14 professional fights has certainly caught the attention of gamblers.
Last time out for Taylor was a technical knockout win over Ryan Martin in the seventh round of a scheduled 12 round bout that was for the World Boxing Council Silver Super Lightweight title. The win took place at the SSE Hydro, Glasgow on November 3, 2018.
Prior to his win over Martin, Taylor faced Viktor Postol on June 23, 2018 at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow. Taylor scored a 12 round unanimous decision win for the World Boxing Council Silver Super Lightweight title.
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