Vasiliy Lomachenko v Luke Campbell Odds and Preview – Boxing Betting August 31

Classy champion looks too tough for Campbell

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Vasiliy Lomachenko may be rated one of the world’s best pound-for-pound fighters at present but latest opponent Luke Campbell believes that the current WBA, WBC and WBO lightweight champion is far from invincible.

Lomachenko v Campbell Tale of The Tape

Vasiliy Lomachenko Tale of The Tape Luke Campbell
13 Wins 20
1 Lost 2
10 KOs 15
0 Draws 0
14 Total Bouts 22
71% KO% 68%
5’7″ Height 5’9″
65″ Reach 71″
Southpaw Stance Southpaw
Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi Ukraine Nationality Hessle, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
February 17th, 1988 Date of Birth September 27th 1987

Vasiliy Lomachenko‘s only defeat so far in the professional ranks came when he lost a controversial split decision against Orlando Salido. He has since become the fastest-ever three-weight world champion in history, knocking out Campbell’s compatriot Anthony Crolla at the Staples Center in Los Angeles in his latest defence in April.
He seems unfazed by the fact that he’ll be taking on Campbell on home soil having not fought outside of America since a featherweight in 2014. The Ukrainian has been relatively untroubled since that Salido defeat but did have to get off the floor to stop Jorge Linares at Madison Square Garden last year.

He has an unorthodox, almost unique style which opponents struggle to get to grips with but Campbell does have a good pedigree and seems very confident he can get a result so the outcome may be closer than the odds suggest.
Luke Campbell is a former Olympic champion, winning gold at bantamweight in London in 2012.
He, too, has fought Jorge Linares but got the worst of a split decision with the Bolivian in California in 2017. He also lost a split decision against Frenchman Yvan Mendy at the O2 in 2015 but otherwise has an unblemished record, taking his revenge on Mendy at Wembley last year.

The Hull-born southpaw has stopped his man 16 times in his 20 career victories. he has a considerable height and reach advantage over the champion but his opponent has always done much of his work inside so his corner will not be overly concerned.

Lomachenko v Campbell Outright Current Best Odds

Vasiliy Lomachenko 1/12, Draw 33/1, Luke Campbell 9/1 (Odds correct at 9.00am August 30)

Lomachenko v Campbell Predictions – can the Englishman go the distance?

Campbell has been caught in the early rounds of some of his most significant bouts, in particular his WBA title fight with Linares. He is usually back on his feet quickly but takes a while to clear his head and Lomachenko could be out of sight if that happens at the O2 Arena this weekend so the champion looks a decent bet to win on points.

                 

Will Fight Go The Distance
Yes 5/2
No 4/11

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Vasiliy Lomachenko to Win by Decision or Technical Decision is a general 5/2


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