Boxing

July 30th, 2017
Miguel

World Boxing Super Series Opening Super Middleweight Tournament Odds The World Boxing Super Series tournaments have been announced, and the field for the 168-pound super middleweight tournament is complete. Last weekend, IBO world champion Chris Eubank Jr. (25-1) successfully defended his belt against rigged Arthur Abraham of Germany, and he closes out the field of the…

July 29th, 2017
Miguel

This Saturday (July 29, 2017), Ireland’s Carl Frampton (23-1) returns to his hometown of Belfast to compete for the first time in more than two years as he faces the challenge of Mexico’s Andres Gutierrez (25-1-1). Frampton (aka “The Jackal”) is coming off a grueling pair of fights in the United States against Leo Santa Cruz that…

July 28th, 2017
Miguel

This Saturday night (July 29, 2017) at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn will see the Premier Boxing Champions return with a card headlined by a 140-pound showdown between Adrien Broner (33-2) and Mikey Garcia (36-0). The night has 10 fights in all planned for the live event, and the featured bouts are set to air on Showtime in…

July 20th, 2017
Miguel

We are roughly five weeks away from the Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Conor McGregor Pay-Per-View blockbuster set for August 26th, and the pair spent last week engaging in a four-city, three-country press tour that took them to Los Angeles, Toronto, New York and London. Mayweather Jr. and McGregor came face-to-face for four days in a row, and they drew…

July 18th, 2017
Miguel

The Premier Boxing Champions are in Louisiana for their latest “Toe-To-Toe Tuesdays” fight card this Tuesday (July 18, 2017) that will see the main events air on FOX Sports 1. Nine fights in all are featured at the live event, so check back to see if any additional lines pop up. One of the 10-round…

July 15th, 2017
Miguel

The Premier Boxing Champions are bringing boxing back to Long Island’s venerable Nassau Coliseum as they present a major card that will see the headline fights air on FOX. The main event has former two-division world champion Robert Guerrero (33-5-1) returning to face fast rising Omar Figueroa Jr. (26-0-1) in a welterweight 10-round bout. It is hard…

July 15th, 2017
Miguel

Golden Boy Promotions is back on HBO this Saturday night (July 15, 2017) with a pair of world title fights in the 130-pound super featherweight division in the feature spots of a seven-bout boxing card at the Forum in Inglewood, California. The main event figures to be a fight of the year candidate, as WBC super featherweight…

July 13th, 2017
Miguel

London’s venerable Wembley Arena hosts an IBO world title fight in the super middleweight division this Saturday night (July 15, 2017), as titleholder Chris Eubank Jr. collides with longtime world champion Arthur Abraham in the main event of Poxon Sports’ event. Eubank Jr (24-1) is the controversial son of former middleweight world champion Chris Eubank Sr.,…

June 30th, 2017
Miguel

Heavyweight contender (31-1) Alexander Povetkin returns to action this Saturday (July 1, 2017) in Moscow as a major favorite facing rival Ukrainian Andriy Rudenko (31-2) for the vacant WBO Inter-Continental title. Povetkin is a former gold medal Olympian who has fought his entire pro career in Russia and Eastern Europe, where his only pro loss…

June 30th, 2017
Miguel

WBO world welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (59-6-2) is in Australia to face the challenge of undefeated former Olympian Jeff Horn (16-0-1) this Saturday (July 1, 2017). As we enter fight week, Pacquiao is a comfortable favorite at -570, with Horn returning an underdog price of +435 at 5Dimes Sportsbook. The fight has been talked about for…

June 21st, 2017
Brad Wharton

News of the biggest prizefight of a generation is still hot off the presses, but already weeks and months of whispered speculation and murmured dissection have risen into a cacophony of deliberation, as last Wednesday night (June 14, 2017) saw Floyd Mayweather versus Conor McGregor finally confirmed for August 26. The talking heads have barely taken…

June 18th, 2017
Miguel

It is going to be the biggest prize fight in history when all is said and done, as Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor are finally signed to meet on August 26th in Las Vegas, Nevada. When you take boxing’s greatest salesman and combine him with the most prolific pitchman in MMA history, you are…

June 18th, 2017
Gabe Killian

I hit the streets of the East Hollywood area of Los Angeles late Wednesday night (June 14, 2017) to get the casual fight fan’s opinion on how August’s Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing match is going to play out. Here’s what they had to say… “I think McGregor is gonna win. He’s just really…

June 17th, 2017
Miguel

This coming Saturday (June 17, 2017) will see WBA, WBO and IBF world light heavyweight champion Andre Ward take to the ring again to face the challenge of Sergey Kovalev for the second time. Both men met back in November of 2016 in a match that saw Kovalev enter with the three belts and as the…

June 17th, 2017
Miguel

A trio of European titles are on the line this Saturday night (June 17, 2017) in Belfast, Northern Ireland, as promoter Frank Warren and his Queensberry Promotions bring a 10-fight boxing card to the Waterfront Hall. The featured fight comes at lightweight, as WBO European champion Craig Evans (16-1-2) of the U.K. travels to hostile…

June 15th, 2017
James Lynch

Kevin Iole of Yahoo! Sports broke what could be the story of the year, as unbeaten boxer Floyd Mayweather will fight UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor on August 26th in Las Vegas. This mega-fight will take place at T-Mobile Arena as a 12 round-bout with 10 oz. gloves and be contested at 154 pounds. The…

June 15th, 2017
Stevie J

The long anticipated and much talked about fight is finally official! As confirmed by ESPN, Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. is now set to take place on August 26th, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. As of right now, there’s still a lot that we do not know — how many rounds it will be,…

June 3rd, 2017
Miguel

Light heavyweight contender Andrzej Fonfara will be returning to Montreal, Canada this Saturday night (June 3, 2017) to once again challenge Adonis Stevenson for the WBC world light heavyweight title. Fonfara (29-4) has gone 4-1 since that first encounter with Stevenson back in May of 2014. In that fight, Fonfara got up off the canvas to…

May 20th, 2017
Miguel

Bob Arum and his Top Rank Promotions are in New York City this Saturday for a big night of boxing at Madison Square Garden that sees the features air on HBO. The bottom line is that it is very difficult to pick against Terence Crawford in this one. The all-world Crawford is 30-0 as a…

May 19th, 2017
Miguel

The Premier Boxing Champions are at the MGM national Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland this Saturday night (May 20, 2017) for a seven-fight boxing card that will see the main and co-main events air on Showtime in the United States. The main event has Gary Russell Jr. (27-1) defending his WBC world featherweight title against the challenge…

May 18th, 2017
Miguel

The IBF super featherweight world title is set to be defended this Saturday in England as champion Gervonta Davis travels over the pond to take on the challenge of Liam Walsh. Showtime will be airing the fight in the United States and there is a lot of interest behind the undefeated Davis (17-0). Known as…

May 11th, 2017
Miguel

For WBC international featherweight champion Josh Warrington (24-0), Saturday’s showdown with former world champion Kiko Martinez (36-7-1) of Spain is considered a step-up fight for the 26-year-old Briton, who is making the third defense of his belt. Warrington has worked his way up through the British system, winning British, Commonwealth and European titles on his…

May 3rd, 2017
Miguel

The “Cinco de Mayo” weekend usually means big-time boxing, and 2017 is no different as Mexico’s Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (48-1-1) faces fellow countryman Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (50-2-1) in a battle for bragging rights that goes beyond just south of the border. The fight is at a catchweight, and there are no real belts involved,…

April 25th, 2017
Miguel

This Saturday night (April 29, 2017) will see Eddie Hearn and his Matchroom Boxing at London’s Wembley Stadium for their latest boxing card. The main event, as befits Wembley’s massive size, has  heavyweights Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko facing off with the IBF and WBA world heavyweight titles at stake. It isn’t just that the two…

April 22nd, 2017
Miguel

Two former welterweight world champions clash this Saturday night (April 22, 2017) at the top of the Showtime Boxing card coming to us from Brooklyn’s Barclays Center as Shawn Porter (26-2-1) squares off against Andre Berto (31-4) over 12 rounds. Berto is 33 years old at this point, and he is looking to make another…

April 21st, 2017
Miguel

A pair of boxing cards scheduled for this Saturday (April 22, 2017) across the pond in England are already getting attention at the sportsbooks, and both cards may see more fights posted as we get closer to fight time. The Echo Arena in Liverpool hosts Eddie Hearn and his Matchroom Boxing for a nine-fight boxing…

April 6th, 2017
Miguel

This coming Saturday (April 8, 2017) sees Frank Warren and his Queensberry Promotions at the Manchester Arena for a big 14-fight boxing card that will see two world titles at play in the main event slots. The two main fights are already getting attention at the sportsbooks, and you can check back later in the week to see…

March 23rd, 2017
Miguel

Promoter Eddie Hearn and his Matchroom Boxing are back in Manchester on Saturday with an 11-fight boxing card that will see WBA world lightweight champion Jorge Linares (41-3) return to England to defend his title against challenger Anthony Crolla (31-5-3) for a second time on Showtime. The two first met for Crolla’s belt back in September…

March 22nd, 2017
Miguel

The boxing calendar gets started off Thursday as Golden Boy Boxing Promotions debuts their ESPN2 broadcast and England hosts Jorge Linares versus Anthony Crolla 2 on Saturday, but a couple of other fights throughout the weekend are registering at the sportsbooks. The City of Brotherly Love features a seven-fight boxing card of regional action on Friday promoted…

March 21st, 2017
Miguel

Golden Boy Boxing Promotions recently came to a deal for a new program to air on ESPN2, and the first event comes to us this Thursday, March 23rd live from the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California. The headline fight sees 10-round middleweight action, as undefeated prospect Jason Quigley (12-0) looks to take the next…

March 16th, 2017
Miguel

HBO Pay-Per-View is at New York’s venerable Madison Square Garden for a night of boxing this Saturday, March 18th. The main event sees Gennady Golovkin, the No. 1 middleweight in the world today, put multiple title belts on the line in a unification bout against WBA world champion Daniel Jacobs. Golovkin is 36-0 with 33…

March 15th, 2017
Miguel

Odds for a pair of random boxing bouts have popped up at the sportsbooks as we head into fight week… Madison Square Garden – New York, New York Super Bantamweight – 6 rounds Tim Ibarra +4000 Michael Conlan -10000 NOTE: New York City hosts the highly-anticipated professional debut of Ireland’s amateur phenom Michael Conlan appropriately…

March 10th, 2017
Miguel

Former IBF middleweight world champion David Lemieux (36-3) returns to action this Saturday night as he faces veteran Curtis Stevens (29-5) at upstate New York’s Turning Stone Casino for a 12-round bout televised on HBO. This is classified as a must-win fight for both men. Lemieux is best remembered as Gennady Golovkin’s opponent for what…

March 9th, 2017
Miguel

Former WBO 154-pound world titleholder Demetrius Andrade (23-0) returns to action this Saturday night in Germany when he faces Jack Culcay (22-1). Culcay holds an interim version of the WBA’s world title at 154 pounds, and this match with Andrade will upgrade the winner to the “full” version of the WBA’s title. Andrade was stripped…

March 3rd, 2017
Miguel

London’s O2 Arena hosts Eddie Hearn and his Matchroom Boxing this Saturday (March 4, 2017), as he puts on a fight show that features a heavyweight spectacle as the main event. Former world heavyweight titleholder David Haye is facing former sparring partner and current world cruiserweight world champion Tony Bellew. It is a matchup that…

March 2nd, 2017
Miguel

This Saturday night (March 4, 2017) at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, the Premier Boxing Champions promotion is delivering one of the biggest shows of the year, as WBC world welterweight champion Danny Garcia (33-0) takes on WBA world titlist Keith Thurman (27-0, 1 No-Contest) in a battle of undefeated fighters that will unify two major world title…

February 28th, 2017
Miguel

WBC world bantamweight champion Shinsuke Yamanaka (26-0-2) returns to action this Thursday, March 1st to take on the challenge of Mexico’s Carlos Carlson (22-1). Yamanaka has held the belt for more than five years now, and a win over Carlson would give him 12 title defenses, making him one of the most successful champions on the…

February 25th, 2017
Miguel

WBC world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (37-0) returns to his home state of Alabama this Saturday night to defend his title against the challenge of unbeaten Gerald Washington (18-0-1). Most experts are not giving Washington much of a chance to stay competitive. Washington is a big puncher, but as a former football player he arrived…

February 24th, 2017
Miguel

Eddie Hearn and his Matchroom Boxing are at the Ice Arena in Hull for a big eleven fight boxing card that sees the main fights air on SKY TV in the United Kingdom. promoter Eddie Hearn making use of the “England versus Mexico” rivalry for the event’s two featured fights. – Ice Arena – Hull,…

February 23rd, 2017
Miguel

The sports books are carrying odds for a handful of fights on Friday, two of which are notable for their high profiles. Oslo hosts the return of “The First Lady” Cecilia Braekhus as she defends her 5 world welterweight titles against Klara Svensson as women’s boxing center stage in Norway. Braekhus is originally from Colombia…

February 9th, 2017
Miguel

The Premier Boxing Champions are at the Huntington Center in Toledo, Ohio for a card set to air on Bounce TV this Friday (February 10, 2017). The twin headliners feature two newly crowned world champions based out of Ohio, as Rau’shee Warren and Robert Eater Jr. defend their belts for the first time in a…

February 3rd, 2017
Miguel

The international boxing calendar is still starting to pick up in 2017, but the Olympian in London, England is hosting a Poxson Sports promoted card this Saturday that is getting a lot of attention. The main event is for an IBO world title at super middleweight as Renold Quinlan faces Chris Eubank Jr. The IBO…

February 2nd, 2017
Miguel

Australia is hosting a grudge match between veterans Anthony Mundine (47-7) and Danny Green (35-5) this Friday night (February 3, 2017). Both men are former world champions, as Mundine had two reigns as the WBA’s 168-pound title holder and Green briefly held the 175-pound WBA world title. The two men have met once before, back…

February 1st, 2017
Miguel

The Horseshoe Casino in Tunica, Mississippi hosts the Premier Boxing Champions on FOX Sports 1 this Thursday night, February 2nd. The featured bouts put a firm spotlight on the welterweight division. The main event sees a clash of fighters that both are in need of a win. Cuba’s Yordenis Ugas (17-3) is facing Levan Ghvamichava…

January 26th, 2017
Miguel

The Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California host HBO Boxing and Golden Boy Promotions for a big night of boxing that sees a pair of 130 pound fights in the featured slots. WBC world super featherweight champion Francisco Vargas (23-0-2) defends his title for a second time as he faces the challenge of Miguel Berchelt…

January 25th, 2017
Miguel

Last July 30th, Ireland’s Carl Frampton went to Brooklyn, New York to face Leo Santa Cruz for the WBA’s world featherweight title. Santa Cruz was undefeated at 32-0-1, and he was favored heading into what was his second title defense. For 12 rounds both men dueled, with Frampton having many of the better moments during…

January 24th, 2017
Miguel

This Saturday (January 28, 2017) a trio of high-level boxing matches is expected to get attention from the sportsbooks. First, Oslo, Norway hosts a women’s world title fight in the welterweight division as Cecilia Braekhus puts five of her world titles on the line against once-beaten Klara Svensson of Sweden. Braekhus is 29-0 and known as “The…

January 19th, 2017
Miguel

A light week on the boxing calendar sees the sports books carrying a small number of lines for boxing this Saturday (January 21, 2017). Two fights at England’s Guild Hall have regional titles on the line and are getting attention at the sports books. WBA 140 pound Continental Champion Robbie Davies Jr puts his belt…

January 13th, 2017
Miguel

Tomorrow (Saturday, January 14, 2017) at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York Showtime Boxing returns with a major card at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn that features three world titles in the main fight slots. The main event sees super middleweight world champions meet in a title unification bout. IBF world titlist James DeGale (23-1)…

January 11th, 2017
Miguel

This coming Friday (January 13, 2016), the Premier Boxing Champions are back on Spike TV with a full night of fights, headlined by WBO world 154-pound champion Erislandy Lara taking on returning veteran Yuri Foreman. The sportsbooks are looking at the main event and the feature support bout that showcases former world 168-pound champ Anthony…

December 31st, 2016
Miguel

Today (Saturday, December 31st) sees Japan host a bevy of boxing that features 5 world title fights across three different fight shows. The big attention-getter here is the Ota City Gym event that features the rematch between Takashi Uchiyama and Jezreel Corrales for the WBA’s “Super World” super featherweight title. Uchiyama was 24-0-1 and he had…