Lomachenko Favoured To Defeat Rigondeaux on Saturday Night

Published on December 8th, 2017 6:17 am EST
Written By: Dave Manuel
New York City - Madison Square Garden - View from the outside - Pennsylvania Station. On Saturday evening, Vasyl Lomachenko will take on Guillermo Rigondeaux at Madison Square Garden Theater in New York. Lomachenko's WBO World Super Featherweight title will be on the line in the fight.

Vasyl Lomachenko is regarded as the top Super Featherweight in the world, so it's no surprise that he would be favoured to win this fight. Lomachenko has a near-perfect record of 9-1-0, with his lone loss coming against Orlando Salido in the second fight of his career.

In recent years, Lomachenko has notched wins against the likes of Miguel Marriaga, Jason Sosa and Nicholas Walters, which has helped him to carve out his position as the top Super Featherweight boxer in the world.

Archive photo of the victorious Vasyl Lomachenko.  Hand is held up by the referee after the match.

Rigondeaux is certainly no slouch in the ring, though he will likely be overmatched by Lomachenko. Rigondeaux has a perfect record of 17-0-0, with victories over the likes of Moises Flores, James Dickens and Drian Francisco. Rigondeaux certainly has knockout power, as 11 of his wins have come via knockout.

Vasyl Lomchenko vs. Guillermo Rigondeaux - Boxing match - Lettering.

Let's take a look at the odds for this fight:

Source: Bet365
Time Stamp: December 8th, 2017 10:50 am GMT
Odds Subject to Change

Vasyl Lomachenko, 1.22
Guillermo Rigondeaux, 4.00

Total Rounds

Over 9.5, 1.61
Under 9.5, 2.20

Will the fight go the distance?

Yes, 2.00
No, 1.72


Lomachenko also has some lightning in his fists, so this should prove to be an entertaining fight.

Here are the fight outcome odds:

Lomachenko by KO, TKO or DQ, 1.90
Lomachenko by Decision or Technical Decision, 3.00
Rigondeaux by KO, TKO or DQ, 13.00
Rigondeaux by Decision or Technical Decision, 5.50
Draw or Technical Draw, 21.00

The Madison Square Garden in Manhattan New York.  Photo of the outside of the building.

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