Vasyl Lomachenko will battle Jamane Ortiz this weekend, as the Ukrainian puts a two-match winning streak on the line. Lomachenko won the WBO Inter-Continental Lightweight title from Richard Commey in December 2021 at New York City’s Madison Square Garden.
Lomachenko is just two fights removed from losing the WBA (Super), WBO, and The Ring lightweight titles to Teofimo Lopez by unanimous decision. Lomachenko is rebuilding himself and a win against Jamane Ortiz could help the Ukrainian get a rematch against Lopez.
Ortiz is 26 years old and unbeaten in the squared circle. Lomachenko is Ortiz’s most prestigious and toughest opponent to date. Ortiz is coming off a win against Jemel Herring in May 2022. Herring was a former Super Featherweight champion.
The 12-round lightweight match could put Lomachenko in line for a title fight. “The Matrix” is coming off a long layoff from the ring. Can Lomachenko defeat Ortiz in Madison Square Garden’s Hulu Theater? Eight additional bouts will be on the card. The boxing event is another great card and fans are continuing to receive some of the best boxing matches in years.
Vasyl Lomachenko vs Jamane Ortiz Betting Odds
Vasyl Lomachenko is the favourite to win against Ortiz. Although Ortiz is unbeaten in the squared circle, he hasn’t faced anyone as strong as Lomachenko. The Ukrainian is one of the best pound-for-pound boxers in the world.
“The Matrix” is aiming for a rematch with Lopez to regain the lightweight belts he lost in 2020. A win against Ortiz could propel Lomachenko into a title rematch. Lopez has since lost the belts he won from Lomachenko. The lightweight division is currently stacked with some fantastic fighters.
Ortiz is unbeaten and has a point to prove against Lomachenko. The underdog has nothing to lose and should come out with fists flying in the opening rounds.
The latest betting odds, according to Bet365 for Vasyl Lomachenko vs Jamane Ortiz odds are:
To win the fight:
- Lomachenko 1/20
- Ortiz 9/1
By TKO, KO, or DQ
- Lomachenko 4/5
- Ortiz 18/1
By Decision or Technical Decision
- Lomachenko 5/4
- Ortiz 16/1
By Draw or Technical Draw
- Lomachenko 25/1
- Ortiz 25/1
Vasyl Lomachenko vs Jamane Ortiz Date
Vasyl Lomachenko vs Jamane Ortiz will fight on Saturday night, October 29 in New York City. The fight will take place in the Hulu Theater inside the world-famous Madison Square Garden.
Lomachenko’s most recent fight in the arena was a 12-round battle against Richard Commey. Lomachenko won by unanimous decision.
The boxing card will start at midnight UK time on Saturday night/Sunday morning. The main event ring walks will take place at around 4:00 AM UK time on Sunday morning. The main event’s start will depend on the undercard.
The full card will feature:
- MAIN EVENT: Vasyl Lomachenko vs Jamaine Ortiz
- Robeisy Ramirez vs Jose Matias Romero
- Duke Ragan vs Luis Lebron
- Troy Isley vs Quincy LaVallais
- Richard Torrez vs Ahmed Hefny
- Abdullah Mason vs Angel Barrera
- Nico Ali Walsh vs Billy Wagner
- Haven Brady Jr vs Eric Mondragon
- Delante Johnson vs Esteban Garcia
Card subject to change
Vasyl Lomachenko vs Jamane Ortiz Location
The fight will take place on Saturday night, October 29 in New York City. The fight will take place in the Hulu Theater inside the world-famous Madison Square Garden.
Vasyl Lomachenko Record
Lomachenko has a professional boxing record of 16-2. He is on a two-match winning streak after losing to Teofimo Lopez in October 2020. It has now been just over two years since Lomachenko lost the WBA (Super), WBO, and The Ring lightweight titles.
Both of Lomachenko’s losses in pro boxing were due to decisions. “The Matrix” lost his second career fight to Orlando Salido in March 2014 by a split decision. Over six years later, Lomachenko lost to Lopez by a unanimous decision.
Lomachenko is a big name in the boxing world. He has a target on his back, and plenty of young fighters will want to box the Ukrainian. A win over Loma could make Ortiz’s career.
Jamane Ortiz Record
Ortiz is unbeaten in professional boxing with a record of 16-0-1. He has spoken about his excitement ahead of fighting Loma. If Ortiz wins this bout, it will propel him up the lightweight ranks. He would be in line for a world title fight.
The American has not fought for a world title to date. A win against Lomachenko would be a stepping stone to fighting one of the world’s current lightweight titleholders.
Ortiz’s most recent fight was against Jemel Herring in May 2022. Herring was a former Super Featherweight champion, but couldn’t compete with the young, quick American boxer.
Vasyl Lomachenko vs Jamane Ortiz Live Stream
The 12-round fight can be watched on Sky Sports. Sky Sports will broadcast the right beginning at 1:00 AM on Sunday, October 30.
Viewers can live stream the fight using the Sky Sports Go app on tablet, mobile, and computers. Boxing fans don’t need to have a Sky Sports subscription to watch the fight. NowTV’s Sky Sports Day Pass is just £9.99.
You can purchase the day pass and watch NowTV on smart TVs, game consoles, or the Amazon Firestick.
Vasyl Lomachenko vs Jamane Ortiz Betting Tips
Lomachenko is a massive favourite to win the match against Ortiz. There is no value in a straight-to-win bet on Lomachenko. You should look for value in other betting markets.
Loma to win via KO or TKO is 4/5. The Ukrainian has won 11 fights by knockout. However, Loma won five fights by decision. The best betting odds on a win by decision are at 5/4. These markets will give you more value than a straight-up to win bet. Consider these markets to increase your potential payout.
Vasyl Lomachenko vs Jamane Ortiz Prediction
Our betting tips prediction is for Lomachenko to win the fight against Ortiz and continue his comeback. Ortiz is an impressive fighter and is on the up. If Ortiz defeats Loma, then he will surely receive a world title match sooner rather than later.
However, Loma is one of the best pound-for-pound boxers in the world. He should come through with a win. Our betting tips prediction is for Loma to win by decision after the match goes the distance.