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Kazuto Ioka vs Joshua Franco goes down at the Ota-City General Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan on Saturday. The former is just short of a two-to-one favorite over the latter in the Ioka vs Franco betting odds, priced at -170.
Let’s analyze the Ioka vs Franco odds as we provide our best bet for the bout.
Kazuto Ioka’s Betting Outlook vs Franco
Ioka is a four-weight division world champion and looks to punch his ticket towards eventually cementing himself as the undisputed champion in this weight category if he gets his idealized outcome this weekend.
As the dust has seemingly settled on the Estrada vs Chocolatito series for now at least, the winner of Saturday’s fight has an intriguing dance partner that could await them in 2023.
He has defended this WBO belt five times and Ioka will be the partisan favorite for the Tokyo, Japan crowd in this next clash.
This is Ioka’s eleventh time fighting on New Year’s Eve which has a rich annual tradition of combat sports to close out the year. Many eyes will be on this fight domestically as NYE fights receive a certain level of viewership/ advertiser focus comparable to the Super Bowl for North Americans.
Ioka vs Franco Recent Fights
Ioka VS Franco
Donnie Nietes, win via UD Fight 1 Andrew Moloney, win via UD
Ryoji Fukunaga, win via UD Fight 2 Andrew Moloney, No Contest
Francisco Rodriguez Jr, win via UD Fight 3 Andrew Moloney, win via UD
Kosei Tanaka, win via TKO Fight 4 Jose Alejandro Burgos, win via TKO
This is Ioka’s 23rd world title fight and his experience edge looms largely over this one. Although the edges of relative youth and an impressive enough resume make this line a closer one for Franco.