This weekend's WBO Featherweight world title fight between defending champion, and former amateur sensation, Vasyl Lomachenko (2-1, 1) and highly experienced Thai Chonlatarn Piriyapinyo (52-1, 33) appears to be regarded as a complete and utter mismatch by the bookies who have really made it very clear what they suspect will happen here.
Lomachenko, defending his belt for the first time, has been priced at a staggering 1/50 to retain the belt whilst the upset, Chonlatarn winning, can be backed at 16/1. The odds for a draw are generally available 33/1 for the bout.
Obviously with odds like that the no gambler will be putting anything on Lomachneko to win outright. There is however money available on the method of victory with Lomachenko priced at 4/6 to win by TKO/KO or DQ whilst the Ukrainian via decision is as high as 8/5. It seems clear the bookies as expecting the Ukrainian to become the first fighter to stop the Thai veteran. For those expecting Chonlatarn to win you can get 33/1 on Chonlatarn inside the distance and 40/1 on Chonlatarn to win a decision.
In regards to the bout going the distance you can 1/2 on the bout finishing inside the scheduled 12 rounds and 6/4 on the bout going the complete schedule.
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