Teofimo Lopez vs Masayoshi Nakatani Betting odd and Event Info.
Who's is the Favorite?
Teofimo Lopez is clearly the favorite heading into this fight. At 135 pounds, he is considered one of the top young talents in the sport by many observers. Like we stated Masayoshi Nakatani record does not show us much. We are not confident that he has the skills to win the fight, his only chance is to stay back and using his long reach. You can heck out the latest online betting on fights and odds for all the upcoming bouts.
The July 19th ESPN boxing event features Teofimo Lopez vs. Masayoshi Nakatani in a 12 round lightweight bout. The fight takes place at MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill, Maryland, USA. Will stream live on ESPN+ starting at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT.
Raising start Teofimo Lopez is confident in another KN win going into his fight against Masayoshi Nakatani (18-0, 12 KOs). If he wins he takes part in a final eliminator against IBF lightweight championship held by Richard Commey. Teofimo Lopez is a devistating puncher coming off 5 knockout wins with an 85% KO ratio. In his last bout he knocked out Edis Tatli in 5 rounds. This will be his third fight this year in 2019 and he is looking for one more after this fight.
Masayoshi Nakatani is coming off 4 straight knockout wins. He has only fought once in 2019 against Hurricane Futa. We don't know much about him and his resume seems a bit light. One interesting fact is that he is 5'11" which is very tall for a lightweight. Also he has a long reach that could cause some issues for Teofimo Lopez.
Falcao-Gutierrez will be the featured bout on the undercard stream live on ESPN+ beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT. In eight-round undercard action, middleweight prospect Tyler “Hercules” Howard (17-0, 11 KOs) will take on Philadelphia native Jamaal Davis (18-14-1, 7 KOs), and super featherweight Tyler McCreary (15-0-1, 7 KOs) will look to rebound from a March 23 draw against Jessie Cris Rosales (22-2-1, 10 KOs). The main even will start around 10pm ET.
Dusty Hernandez-Harrison (32-0-1, 18 KOs), versus Juan De Angel (21-11-1, 19 KOs), in an eight-round super welterweight bout
Heavyweight prospect Cassius Chaney (15-0, 9 KOs) versus Joel Caudle (8-2-2, 5 KOs) in a bout scheduled for eight or six rounds.
Patrick Harris (16-0, 8 KOs) will make his third appearance at MGM National Harbor in a super lightweight bout scheduled for eight or six rounds against Donald Ward (11-10-1 5 KOs).
Nathaniel Davis (1-0, 1 KO), takes on Rolando Vargas (2-0, 2 KOs) in a battle of unbeaten lightweights.
Promoted by Top Rank, tickets priced at $100, $75, $50 and $25 (not including applicable fees) are on sale now and can be purchased online at ticketmaster.com or in person at the MGM National Harbor.