Lomachenko Will be Boxing Betting Favorite to Unify Lightweights

Lomachenko Will be Boxing Betting Favorite to Unify Lightweights

August 26th, 2019 Boxing, Online Betting

Above all Vasiliy Lomachenko is known as the world’s best pound for pound boxer. He is also World Boxing Associaiton and World Boxing Organization lightweight champion. On August 31 Lomachenko will get a shot at adding the World Boxing Council championship to his collection. Balanced against that quest will be challenger Luke Campbell. Lomachenko will be the prohibitive boxing betting favorite in this title fight. However, Campbell is a legitimate bona fide contender. Lomachenko and Campbell are past Olympic gold medal winners. Campbell will be fighting in his own backyard at the O2 Arena in Greenwich.

Vasiliy Lomachenko vs. Luke Campbell –  Boxing Betting on Unification Lightweight Title

Date and Time:Saturday, August 31, 2019
Location:O2 Arena, Greenwich, United Kingdom
De Vaca vs. Navarrete TV Coverage:ESPN+
Campbellvs. Lomachenko Odds:Luke Campbell +1100 vs. Vasyl Lomachenko -1700

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Lomachenko vs. Campbell Tale of the Tape

Now 31-year-old Vasiliy Lomachenko is ranked number one in the world. “Hi Tech” stands at five feet, seven inches tall with a reach of 65.5. Lomachenko is from Ukraine and fights from a southpaw stance. Concurrently Lomachenko has won three world championships in different professional classes. In the same way Luke Campbell is 31 years old and has a boxing betting rank of fifth in the world. Campbell stands at five feet, nine inches tall with a reach of 71 inches. Campbell is from United Kingdom and fights from a southpaw stance. He has lost his only previous title bout.

Unification Lightweight Championship Overview

Despite the O2 Arena in Greenwich being the venue Lomachenko will have plenty of fan support. He paid a visit to the London area last year and got the full rock star treatment. Indeed, Lomachenko has expressed his excitement about fighting in London and his connection with the fans. Normally this venue would be considered an online betting home ring advantage for Campbell. But that is not likely going to be the case against Lomachenko. Top Rank Chairman Bob Arum even believes most fans will be for Lomachenko.

Vasiliy Lomachenko Recent Form

Last time out for Lomachenko was on April 12, 2019 against Anthony Crolla. Staples Center at Los Angeles, California will be the venue. At stake were the World Boxing Association and World Boxing Organization world lightweight titles. Specifically, Lomachenko posted a dominant fourth round knockout win. On December 8, 2018 Lomachenko faced Jose Pedraza. Madison Square Garden Theatre was the site. Lomachenko successfully defended his WBA and WBO world lightweight title belts in a 12 round unanimous decision win.

Luke Campbell Recent Form

By contrast Campbell’s last boxing betting matchup was on March 15, 2019 against Adrian Yung. Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was the venue. Campbell scored a fifth-round technical knockout win. Along the same lines Campbell defeated Evan Mendy by unanimous decision on September 22, 2018. That fight was held at Wembley Stadium in London. Of great concern was Campbell’s loss to Jorge Linares in a split decision. That was for the WBA world lightweight title on September 23, 2017.

Vasiliy Lomachenko vs. Luke Campbell Free Boxing Online Odds Pick

In this situation we get an outstanding matchup. Both Lomachenko and Campbell have championship credentials. On the whole Lomachenko is a generational type boxer. Expect “Hi Tech” to continue making history!

Betting Odds for Boxing Pick: Vasiliy Lomachenko

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