I am confident that Lopez will be the third man to lose to the three-weight world champion at 135. Lopez clearly has the potential to be a marvelous fighter, but even putting aside the awe that Lomachenko’s feats inspire, I don’t see him beating “Hi-Tech” unless the Ukrainian tries to prove a point and duke it out in a phone booth. Lomachenko is one of the greats, particularly in the footwork department, and that’s going to provide a level of difficulty that Lopez has never encountered before. "We are going to check which style is better.". Check out our predictions for the undisputed lightweight title between Vasiliy Lomachenko and Teofimo Lopez. "In large part, this is why I feel the line is so strong in Lomachenko's favor. 9:40 pm ET, Pick To Win: Vasiliy Lomachenko (-420) vs Teofimo Lopez Jr. (+330), Lopez backs up talk as Loma flounders early, 'Bud' Crawford to return against Brook in November, Anthony Joshua vs. Kubrat Pulev set for December, Clay Collard positive for COVID-19, off undercard, Tyson Fury says he's 'moved on' from trilogy, Spence vs. Garcia fight moved to Dec. 5 with fans, Davis vs. Santa Cruz set for Halloween clash, Vasiliy Lomachenko -420 vs. Teofimo Lopez Jr. +340, lightweight title unification, Arnold Barboza Jr. -280 vs. Alex Saucedo +230, junior welterweights, Edgar Berlanga vs. Lanell Bellows, super middleweights. Saturday on ESPN (10 pm ET), Vasiliy Lomachenko and Teofimo Lopez will end the debates, and one man will walk out with three title belts, a Ring Magazine championship, and a belt the WBC made up. But as much as I clearly admire the Ukrainian genius, I have to admit something – Lomachenko might have to work harder than he ever has before to beat Lopez. Lomachenko is nine years older than Lopez. Lopez is not going to win on the scorecards. That's because there simply isn't another fighter who can emulate Lomachenko's mastery inside the gym. At 126 and 130, Lomachenko is unbeatable. First, I want to touch on the odds for this fight. I really want Lopez to force Loma to go to the well in this fight, but feel his heart may break in the championship rounds once he realises he can’t solve the puzzle. But there is no ignoring that he is starting to slow down. Lopez by late KO. He has, not struggled exactly, but not looked as intimidating, after moving up in weight. Saturday on ESPN (10 pm ET), Vasiliy Lomachenko and Teofimo Lopez will end the debates, and one man will walk out with three title belts, a … With Fury reportedly free to take on a fight other than Deontay Wilder, Joshua is keeping his eyes on the prize. Lomachenko vs. Lopez fight card, odds. If the youngster could pull it off, there is no doubt that it would be the biggest upset in boxing’s lower weight classes in quite some time. At the time of writing, the Lomachenko vs. Lopez prop bets/specials have not been released. Who wins? We know there will be a difference of opinions among fans speculating how Lomachenko beats Lopez. Photo by Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports Home BOXING Picks. A three-division champion, the 32-year-old Lomachenko enters with far more experience than Lopez (15-0, 12 KOs), who is just 23, despite the fact that both have just 15 pro fights apiece. Also, Edgar Berlanga is back with his devastating knockout power when he faces Lanell Bellows at super middleweight. I have watched the greatest talent on the planet emerge and takeover their respective divisions these past few decades, only to decline and ultimately hang up their gloves. Lomachenko vs. Lopez official scorecards: 119-109?! He has the fundamentals, but he is far from the finished product. Live, blow-by-blow updates for today’s UFC Fight Island 6 card, which features a featherweight top contender fight on top. It’s not anything that will grab your attention on screen, but that one thing can be a huge difference-maker. Betting Preview for the 2020 F1 Portuguese Grand Prix. Lopez’s footwork isn’t enough to counteract Lomachenko’s so far as I can tell, so unless Lopez can flatten Lomachenko with a big shot, I see Lomachenko outpointing him over the distance. There is no love lost between Vasiliy Lomachenko and Teofimo Lopez heading into Saturday’s fight. For the most part, he has looked unbeatable. We've seen Lomachenko get hurt at lightweight, even if he has come back to clearly win every fight at 135 pounds. SI's boxing writers Chris Mannix and Greg Bishop make their picks. We know Lopez has stoppage power, and the ability to drop tough, durable guys like Richard Commey with that pop. Will this be a case of master showing the apprentice how it is done, or will Lopez shake up the world on the night? I don’t think he has any fear of Lomachenko or real trepidation about this fight. Lomachenko UD-12. "Based on everything Wilder has expressed leading up to the fight and his true dislike and beef with Breazeale, expect Wilder to come out and try to get rid of him early to make a statement," Kahn told readers. I really thought the Eagles had... DAMWON Gaming vs. DRX Betting Preview – LoL Worlds, Sunday, October 18, 2020. Pick: Lopez via TKO5. and advice for dealing with problem gambling. Most importantly, we’ll have a truly clear, no-doubt pick for the world’s best lightweight. If Lopez is going to win, it almost certainly has to be a stoppage, but I think Loma still has the IQ, and most important the incredible foot work and spring in his step to avoid the home run shots. At 135, he is vulnerable. Although more traditional fighters have had trouble timing Lomachenko's frenetic footwork patterns, Lopez possesses as great a chance as any opponent before him to challenge whether moving up to lightweight was a bridge too far for Lomachenko. He can’t rely solely on counters for that though, and the key for him will be the body. This fight is going to be about the intangible elements that aren't on their records." By Mookie Alexander @mookiealexander Oct 16, 2020, 8:00pm EDT Share this story For his troubles, Adam is a big fan of Leinster Rugby, Glasgow Celtic, and trusting the process. Before making any Lomachenko vs. Lopez picks, see the latest boxing predictions from SportsLine analyst Peter Kahn. Bishop: All of boxing gets funny as a big fight approaches. Teofimo Lopez vs. Vasyl Lomachenko Boxing Picks, Odds, Predictions - 10/17/20. Does that say more about Lomachenko’s prowess or his lack of high-level opposition to date? "On the other hand, it's hard to make an argument that the 23-year-old Lopez has fought world-beaters because he hasn't. C’est LE plus gros combat organisé depuis la crise sanitaire du Covid. But I don’t think he’s going to be able to do it. Jorge Linares knocked him down. Vasiliy Lomachenko takes on Teofimo Lopez with all the belts on the line that matter in boxing's lightweight division on October 17 at The Bubble at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. I’ve also grabbed excerpts from the Bad Left Hook staff, which you can read here. Lomachenko has 10 stoppages from 14 wins inside the ropes, with just Luke Campbell and Jose Pedraza going the distance with “Hi-Tech” at lightweight. If the fight goes the full 12, Lomachenko will almost certainly have a commanding lead. Berlanga is a one-man wrecking crew with 14 knockouts in 14 fights, all in the very first round. I can't wait to showcase that. As much as I’ve pumped myself up for this fight over the past week, the cynic in me keeps tapping me on the shoulder and refreshing my memories of Lomachenko. Does he possess the style that can outthink, outmaneuver, and outgun the 32-year-old? He might be 4-0 since arriving on the 135-pound scene in 2018, but Lomachenko has shown some of his first flashes of being human at lightweight, which is admittedly one-to-two divisions above his optimum weight.
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