Vasiliy Lomachenko vs. Teofimo Lopez Betting
It should come as no surprise that Vasiliy Lomachenko is a prohibitive favorite against Teofimo Lopez in their upcoming unification super world lightweight title. Lomachenko is a three-weight world champion and, was one of the most successful amateur boxers of all time before that, headlined by gold medals at the 2008 Beijing and 2012 London Olympic games. On October 17 Lomachenko will face Teofimo Lopez, who is a world champion in his own right and undefeated as a professional for his career. Lopez currently holds the International Boxing Federation lightweight title while Lomachenko holds the World Boxing Association, World Boxing Organization, and The Ring lightweight title belts.
When: Saturday, October 17, 2020
Where: The Bubble, MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada
Why: Unification Super World Lightweight Title
On Saturday, October 17, 2020 Vasiliy Lomachenko (14-1, 10 knockouts) will face Teofimo Lopez (15-0, 12 knockouts) for the World Boxing Association, International Boxing Federation, and World Boxing Organization World Lightweight titles. This bout is scheduled for 12 rounds and can be seen on ESPN. The Bubble, MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada is host venue.
Vasiliy Lomachenko vs. Teofimo Lopez Odds
Teofimo Lopez +329
Vasily Lomachenko -429
Unification Super World Lightweight Title
Vasiliy Lomachenko has a career record of 14 wins and one loss with 10 knockout wins. Lomachenko, age 32, is ranked number one in the world. He currently holds the World Boxing Association, and World Boxing Organization world super lightweight titles. Lomachenko fights from a southpaw stance and stands at five feet, seven inches tall with a reach of 65.5 inches. He is a native of Ukraine that now resides in Oxnard, California.
Teofimo Lopez, age 23, has a career record of 15 wins and no losses with a total of 12 knockout wins. He currently holds the International Boxing Federation world lightweight title and is ranked second in the world. Lopez fights from an orthodox stance and stands at five feet, eight inches tall with a reach of 68.5 inches. He is a native of Brooklyn, New York where he still resides.
Teofimo Lopez last stepped into the ring on December 14, 2020 against Richard Commey at Madison Square Garden in New York. At stake was the International Boxing Federation world lightweight title. Lopez scored a second-round technical knockout win as Commey went down in the second round. This will be the first title defense bout for Lopez since that victory.
Last time out for Vasiliy Lomachenko was on August 31, 2019 when he faced Luke Campbell for the vacant World Boxing Council, World Boxing Association, and World Boxing Organization world super light weight titles. The bout took place at the O2 Arena in Greenwich. Lomachenko won in a 12 round unanimous decision.
Vasiliy Lomachenko vs. Teofimo Lopez
In this situation gamblers will find good reason for either candidate. Lomachenko, though expensive, is a proven champion. Lopez, though relatively unproven, has all the makings of a future star.
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