Recent months have been difficult for professional athletes and sports fans alike but we now have some fantastic events to look forward to in October, one of which is the fight between Vasyl Lomachenko and Teofimo Lopez to become the undisputed lightweight champion of the world for which we offer you the best Lomachenko vs Lopez betting tips.
The fight will take place on the 17th of October at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas with the WBA, WBO and WBC ‘franchise’ crowns up for grabs courtesy of Lomachenko. The IBF title will be put on the line by Lopez. Some boxing fans have been discussing the legitimacy of the WBC’s new ‘franchise’ designation but this unification match has got the world talking. Unfortunately, there will be no spectators allowed inside the venue but the fight will be screened live around the world. We will have more Vasyl Lomachenko vs Teofilo Lopez free live streaming information for you soon.
Continue below for our Lomachenko vs Lopez fight preview. You will find the best Lomachenko vs Lopez tips for betting plus the latest betting odds for Lomachenko – Lopez.
1. Lomachenko vs Lopez predictions - The Favourite
This is without doubt one of the biggest contests of 2020 and Lomachenko is the man who comes into the fight as the favourite with the bookmakers. The Ukrainian superstar has had 15 professional fights in his career, which may seem a low number but he is already regarded but many boxing fans as one of the greatest ever fighters in the lightweight division.
Teofimo Lopez can talk all he wants. He’s very good at talking. He has done nothing but say my name for the past two years. I am a fighter, and my goal is to win another world title. Good for Teofimo. When we fight in Las Vegas, he will eat my punches and his words. I will be the better man, and four world titles will come home with me to Ukraine. - Vasyl Lomachenko to Teofimo Lopez, World Boxing News
Lomachenko has previously held the WBO featherweight and WBO junior lightweight belts and his latest fight saw him defeat British boxer Luke Campbell on points to claim the vacant WBC title. He has won 14 of his 15 fights to date and with such a good record, it is easy to see why many Teofimo Lopez vs Vasyl Lomachenko fight predictions are falling in favour of the Ukrainian. In fact, you must go back to March 2014 to find the last time Lomachenko tasted defeat and he has won 13 straight fights since that loss. It is also worth remembering that it was only his second fight and the result was split decision.
The Lopez vs Lomachenko fight odds have the latter seen as a big favourite with Bet365 to come out on top.
Many of Lomachenko’s victories have come by way of knockout and he would love nothing more than to end this contest early. You only have to look at his devastating knockout win over Anthony Crolla to see the damage Lomachenko can do and many fight fans will be looking at the knockout in their Lopez vs Lomachenko picks. You can get at Bet365 for Lomachenko to win by KO/TKO.
Read on for more boxing predictions for Vasyl Lomachenko vs Teofimo Lopez as we take a closer look at the Honduran-American.
2. Lopez vs Lomachenko Betting Preview - The Outsider
Teofimo Lopez comes into this fight as the underdog and one glance at the Lopez vs Lomachenko fight odds shows he is available an underdog for Bet365. There was no doubting the quality of his right hand during the victory against Richard Commey in his previous fight for the IBF title. It was enough to stop his opponent in the second round and this will be the first defence of the title for Lopez.
Lopez has participated in exactly the same number of fights as his opponent but has yet to taste defeat. He is a powerful puncher and many Teofimo Lopez vs Vasyl Lomachenko fight predictions are suggesting that if he is to win, it will have to be by knockout. However, Lomachenko has proven in previous fights he has what it takes to go head to head against the biggest punchers and come out on top.
Lopez’s camp have been making plenty of noise ahead of this fight and they believe his power is going to be too much for Lomachenko to handle. Nonetheless, it would take a brave punter to make tips for Lopez vs Lomachenko boxing fight to end with the former holding aloft the belts. One of the reasons why the camp are keen to talk up the chances of Lopez could be because really, they believe he is going to be out of his depth in the ring.
If you are planning to back Lopez, the knockout would be the best bet and that is available at with Bet365.
3. Vasyl Lomachenko vs Teofimo Lopez Live Streaming
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