"Hi-Tech" Favoured to Beat Luke Campbell on August 31st

Published on August 19th, 2019 3:07 am EST
Written By: Dave Manuel

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Boxing light division title is on the line in England on August 31st, 2019. Vasiliy "Hi-Tech" Lomachenko will be making his return to the boxing ring on August 31st when he does battle with hometown hero Luke Campbell. The fight will be for the vacant WBC World Light title, the WBA Super World Light Title and the WBO World Light Title.

The fight will be contested at the O2 Arena in Greenwich, England.

Vasiliy Lomachenko will enter this fight as the clear favourite, though Campbell will have the hometown advantage. This may not make much of a difference, however, as Lomachenko is widely regarded as one of the very best fighters in the world.

Lomachenko enters into this fight with a professional record of 13-1-0, with 10 of his victories coming via knockout. Lomachenko is currently in the midst of a long winning streak that includes wins over Anthony Crolla and Jorge Linares, to name a few. Two of Lomachenko's last three wins have come via knockout.

Luke Campbell currently has a record of 20-2-0 and is certainly no slouch, as he is the #5 ranked fighter in the world in the Light division. 16 of Campbell's 20 wins have come via knockout.

Campbell is currently riding a three-fight winning streak that includes victories over Adrian Yung, Yvan Mendy and Troy James.

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Let's take a look at the betting odds for this fight, courtesy of Bet365:

Source: Bet365
Time Stamp: August 19th, 2019 2:58 am EST
Odds Subject to Change

Vasiliy Lomachenko, 1.062
Luke Campbell, 9.00

Fight Outcome Odds

Lomachenko by KO, TKO or DQ, 1.40
Lomachenko by Decision or Technical Decision, 3.50
Campbell by KO, TKO or DQ, 13.00
Campbell by Decision or Technical Decision, 23.00
Draw or Technical Draw, 26.00

Total Rounds

Over 8.5 Rounds, 1.90
Under 8.5 Rounds, 1.90

Will Fight Go The Distance?

Yes, 3.25
No, 1.33

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As you can see, Lomachenko is the clear favourite to win this fight. Who do you think will end up taking it?

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