- The WBC have ordered Luke Campbell to face Ryan Garcia next, as Javier Fortuna has withdrawn from the bout.
- Can Campbell’s use his experience to end Golden Boy Garcia’s undefeated run?
- The winner is expected to face Devin Haney, as boxings lightweight divisions heat up.
In a turn of events that started with Javier Fortuna withdrawing from fighting Ryan Garcia, we ended up with a much bigger fight on our hands. With British boxer Luke Campbell stepping up to face Garica. Let’s take an early look at the odds for Campbell vs Garcia below.
Luke Campbell vs Ryan Garcia Odds
Luke Campbell as (-140) betting favorite means if you wagered $140 you could profit $100. Campbell has a 58% chance of defeating Garcia, his experience giving him the slight edge.
The step up in competition has put Garcia as the underdog for a change. His opening odds of (+110), means you can bet $100 to win $110. Check out all the top boxing betting sites listed here on Betting Insider Journal.
Looking at these early odds and how this fight could play out, gives us the feeling that betting on a draw wouldn’t be a bad potential wager either.
WBC’s Vacant Interim Lightweight Title On The Line
According to SkySports “The WBC’s lightweight title is fragmented because Vasiliy Lomachenko added the vacant belt to his WBA and WBO gold by beating Campbell in London last year. Lomachenko has since been upgraded to ‘franchise champion’.”
As all boxing fans know the WBC have “ordered” many fights to happen that didn’t transpire. So far, both sides seem to want this so let’s hope it’s officially made in the coming weeks!
Where Does Devin Haney Fit in All of This?
Devin Haney is currently sitting on the sidelines due to an injury, once he returns he will be recognized by the WBC as lightweight champion again. Haney similar to Garcia, is another top boxing talent coming out of the US.
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