Boxing

May 2nd, 2016
Miguel

The new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas plays host to the huge Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs Amir Khan middleweight fight for Alvarez´ WBC World title. HBO and Golden Boy, who promote Alvarez, are keen to tell everyone that the fight is a challenge for their guy. And Khan of course, has chimed in with his…

April 30th, 2016
Miguel

The Premier Boxing Champions and Showtime are at the D.C. Armory in Washington tonight (Saturday, April 30th), with a full night of boxing topped by two world title fights in the Super Middleweight division. WBC Titleholder Badou Jack (20-1-1) will be defending his title against former long-time world champion Lucien Bute (32-3). Right now Jack is…

April 29th, 2016
Miguel

The StubHub Center in Carson, California hosts big-time boxing this Saturday, April 30th as the Premier Boxing Champion series is putting on a rematch between Andre Berto (30-4) and Victor Ortiz (31-5-2). The first match in April of 2011 saw both men enter the match with the winner getting a shot at Floyd Mayweather Jr….

April 28th, 2016
Miguel

This coming Saturday, April 30th was supposed to feature the WBO middleweight title defense of Billy Joe Saunders as he was to face Max Bursak, but injury caused Saunders to pull out of the fight. Nevertheless, promoter Frank Warren and his Queensberry Promotions elected to go no with the show that features 15 fights. Five of…

April 28th, 2016
Miguel

The Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey hosts a nine-fight boxing card that sees the featured bouts air on Spike TV as part of the Premier Boxing Champions series. The big story on this card is the pairing of Andre and Anthony Dirrell on the same card. The brothers have not fought together…

April 24th, 2016
Miguel

The sport books are looking at a pair of events on Wednesday, April 27 from Australia and Japan. Th Convention & Exhibition Centre in Brisbane hosts a six-fight boxing card that has undefeated Jeff Horn (13-0-1) facing veteran Randall Bailey (46-8) with a pair of regional belts on the line. Horn is currently listed as…

April 23rd, 2016
Miguel

The Inglewood Forum hosts HBO Boxing tonight (Saturday, April 23rd) and the card features two of the world’s best pound for pound fighters in Middleweight Gennady Golovkin and Flyweight Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez. Golovkin (34-0) is defending his slew of Middleweight belts against undefeated Dominic Wade (18-0), while Gonzalez (44-0) faces off against McWilliams Arroyo (16-2)…

April 18th, 2016
Miguel

The Premier Boxing Champions air on Fox Sports 1 this April 9th with their “Toe To Toe Tuesdays” series and the main event is getting attention at the sport books. Lightweight ten round action sees Ivan Redkach (19-1) facing Luis Cruz (22-4). Right now, Redkach comes in a big -1500 favorite, with Cruz coming back…

April 16th, 2016
Miguel

The Foxwoods Resort in Mashantucket, Connecticut features Showtime Boxing this Saturday, April 16th with an eight fight boxing card topped by two world title fights. The IBF World Super Featherweight title is on the line as champion Jose Pedraza (21-0) faces Liverpool’s Stephen Smith (23-1) in a 12 round bout with a close line. Pedraza…

April 15th, 2016
Miguel

The Premier Boxing Champions is on NBC TV this Saturday, April 16th with a full night of boxing airing live from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Below are the lines out at the sport books as we enter fight week, and you can expect more lines to pop up at the books from the full…

April 14th, 2016
Miguel

The First Direct Arena in Leeds features boxing this Saturday night, April 16th, as promoter Eddie Hearn returns with an 11-fight show that sees the main events air onSKY TV in the U.K. The complete live event has eleven fights in all with three of them already posted at the sport books. Featherweight – 12…

April 13th, 2016
Miguel

Oscar De La Hoya and his Golden Boy Promotions are at the Belasco Theater with their “L.A. Fight Club” series this Friday night, (April 15, 2016). The event sees the featured fights air on the Spanish language channel Estrella TV, and two of the bouts are already getting attention at the sport books. The main…

April 7th, 2016
Miguel

The O2 Arena in London sees Showtime boxing and Heavyweight title action as IBF World Heavyweight Champion Charles Martin travels to England to face Anthony Joshua. The sport books have placed Joshua (15-0) as a -550 favorite in the fight with the return on Martin (23-0-1) paying +425. The twelve round bout has the over/under…

April 6th, 2016
Miguel

This Saturday, April 9th, HBO pay-per-view presents the return of Manny Pacquiao as he faces rival Timothy Bradley for the third time. The bout takes place in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden Arena and sees the Filipino superstar enter as a -230 favorite over Bradley, who is coming back at +190. The over/under…

March 31st, 2016
Miguel

Eddie Hearn and his Matchroom Boxing promotion are at Liverpool´s Echo Arena this Saturday with an eleven fight card topped by four bouts involving regional titles. It is those four regionl title fights you will find currently at the sport books. The main event sees Super Middleweight 12 round acyion for the European Super Middleweight…

March 30th, 2016
Miguel

The big show Friday night comes to us from the DC Armory in Washington DC with a full night of boxing that sees the main events air on Spike TV. Super Lightweight 12 rounds Ashley Theophane +2000 Adrien Broner -4000 Note: Broner defends his WBA “Super World” title at Light Welterweight against Ashley Theophane. This…

March 25th, 2016
Miguel

The Sheffield Arena hosts Kell Brook’s IBF Welterweight Title defense this Saturday as he faces IBF mandatory challenger Kevin Bizier. Brook is 35-0 and this will be the third defense of the world title he won in August of 2014 when he put the only blemish on Shawn Porter’s record. Bizier fights out of Canada…

March 24th, 2016
Miguel

The BBBofC Middleweight title is on the line this Saturday, March 26th at the Wembley Arena in London as titleholder Nick Blackwell defends his belt against Chris Eubank Jr. The bout has the unusual characteristic that the defending champion Blackwell is entering the fight a big underdog. The books have Blackwell returning at +700, with…

March 18th, 2016
Miguel

There is not much in the way of big-time boxing this coming weekend, but the sport books have posted several lines for cards in the United States. On Saturday in Lightweight 12 rounds action at the House of Blues in Boston, Massachusetts as popular Irishman Stephen Ormond returns to action to face Marcos Jimenez. Ormond…

March 17th, 2016
Miguel

It is a slow weekend on the Boxing calendar, however a handful of 12 round fights from around the world have popped up at the sport books in the last 24-48 hours. There are no really copetitive lines, and none of the fights feature over/under action. Lightweight 12 rounds – Espoon Metro Arena – Espoo,…

March 5th, 2016
Miguel

Three world title fights from tonight’s (March 5, 2016) DC Armory event in Washington D.C. will air on HBO in prime time. The Heavyweight 12 round bout between interim WBA titleholder Luis Ortiz and Tony Thompson sees the hard-hitting Cuban Ortiz come in a wide favorite, paying -3400. The comeback on Thompson is paying +1700….

March 3rd, 2016
Miguel

The Boxing calendar has really picked up in recent weeks, and this coming weekend also features multiple lines already at the sportsbooks. Below are several lines that are coming up from across the world. The Mexican capital hosts the bout with the highest name recognition, as welterweight Antonio Margarito makes his return to the ring for…

March 2nd, 2016
Miguel

Promoter Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Boxing are at the Genting Arena in Birmingham this Saturday night with a twelve fight boxing card featuring a handful of BBBofC regional titles. Two of the event’s fatured fights are already at the sport books, and you can check back later in the week to see of other lines…

March 1st, 2016
Miguel

The sport books are looking at a pair of WBC World title fights this Friday, March 4th at the Shiamazu Arena in Kyoto, Japan. Promoter Akihiko Honda is promoting a seven-fight card topped by world titleholders Shinsuke Yamanaka and Yu Kimura. Yamanaka will be defending his WBC Bantamweight title against Venezuela’s Liborio Solis. Yamanaka is…

February 27th, 2016
Miguel

The Honda Center in Anaheim, California plays host to Showtime Boxing this Saturday, February 27th. The live event features eleven fights in all, with the main fight set to air on Showtime. The main event is at Featherweight and it’ll be contested over 12 rounds as WBA “Super World” Featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz defends his…

February 25th, 2016
Miguel

Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Boxing host what is the weekend’s biggest show at the Manchester Arena this Saturday, February 27th. It’ll be 10 live fights in all, with the feature bouts airing on SKY Box Office in the UK and Showtime in the United States, seven of the bouts are already posted at the sport books….

February 24th, 2016
Miguel

Gerry Weber Stadium in Halle, Germany hosts big-time boxing this coming Saturday, February 27th as former Cruiserweight world champion Marco Huck returns to face Ola Afolabi for a fourth time. Huck is 2-0-1 already in his career against Afolabi. Both men are coming off highlight reel fights. The IBO World TItle is on the line…

February 24th, 2016
Miguel

This Saturday (February 27, 2016), New York’s famous Madison Square Garden hosts an evening of HBO Boxing with a card headlined by the Super Lightweight bout between Terence Crawford and Henry Lundy. Crawford is defending his WBO World title for the second time, and he enters the fight against the veteran Lundy as a massive…

February 23rd, 2016
Miguel

The boxing calendar is really beginning to come together, with a lot of high level boxing going on throughout the world. This Friday, February 26th, there’s a Super Middleweight bout from The Melbourne Pavilion in Victoria, Australia between Zac Dunn (19-0) and Rogerio Damasco (22-3-2). The event sees the 25 year old Dunn a massive…

February 15th, 2016
Miguel

The boxing calendar is really beginning to fill out for 2016, but this coming weekend sees only a few matches available at the sportsbooks. Leading the way is the WBA “Super World” Super Middleweight title fight between Feliz Sturm (39-5-3) and Fedor Chudinov (14-0). The fight is set for 12 rounds at the Koenig Pilsener…

February 11th, 2016
Miguel

The news hit the boxing world like a shockwave last Tuesday night. Mexico’s box-office hero Saul “Canelo” Alvarez had chosen his opponent for the “Cinco de Mayo” celebrations, as he will be fighting Britain’s Amir Khan at the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 7th. Alvarez has been linked to a super-fight with…

February 4th, 2016
Miguel

The boxing schedule is beginning to pick up for 2016, and the sport books are carrying several lines for fights scheduled for Thursday and Friday. On Thursday, February 4th in Bangkok, Thailand an interim WBA World title is at play in the Minimumweight division between Knockout CP Freshmart (11-0) and Nicaragua’s Carlos Buitrago (28-1-1). the…

January 29th, 2016
Miguel

Promoter Eddie Hearn and his Matchroom Boxing are hosting a big 14-fight card this Saturday (January 30, 2016) that has a handful of regional titles on the line. The featured fights of the eveing will air on SKY in the United Kingdom, and three of the main event fights are already getting attention at the…

January 22nd, 2016
Miguel

The Staples Center in Los Angeles, California hosts the Premier Boxing Champions series this Saturday (January 23, 2016) as promoter Tom Brown has a 10-fight boxing card that sees the main events air on FOX in the United States. The three featured fights scheduled for the broadcast already have lines up at the sport books….

January 15th, 2016
Miguel

The Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York plays host to Showtime boxing this Saturday night, with a pair of feature fights showcasing Heavyweight talent. WBC World Heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (35-0) makes the third defense of his belt against Poland’s Artur Szpilka (21-1). The books have put Wilder as a (-1000) favorite, with Szpilka returning…

January 14th, 2016
Miguel

The O2 Arena in London hosts the return of hard hitting British Heavyweight David Haye on Saturday, January 16th when Hay faces Australia’s Mark de Mori in a 12-round bout. Haye has not fought in more than three years, but he is heavily favored paying (-3200) for this bout, with de Mori returning at (+1600)….

January 10th, 2016
Betting Bruiser

As the UFC pushes Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) into the mainstream, an age old question remains: Is MMA safer then boxing? The main premise behind the argument has always been that unlike boxing, in MMA, there are more routes to victory than striking your opponent. Highlighting the obvious, there are less painful routes to victory, therefore…

January 8th, 2016
Miguel

This Saturday (January 9. 2016), the Baden-Arena in Offenburg, Germany plays host to the re-match between Vincent Feigenbutz and Giovani De Carolis. The first meeting between the two was in October of 2015 and ended with a controversial decision for the hometown fighter Feigenbutz when the judges gave him the fight (115-113, 114-114 and 115-113)….

January 7th, 2016
Miguel

With a light boxing calendar in early January, several fight cards in Europe are getting attention from the sport books. The Baden-Arena in Offenburg, Germany hosts the WBA World Super Middleweight title fight between Vincent Feigenbutz (20-1) and Giovanni De Carolis (23-6). Feigenbutz and De Carolis fought in October with Feigenbutz winning a controversial decision….

December 28th, 2015
Miguel

Boxing fans will find the calendar light as the year closes out, but in Japan, a series of shows that features seven World Championship fights and a pair of fighters that are currently ranked #1 in their weight classes. As we enter fight week, 5Dimes Sportsbook has posted lines for several of the bouts in Japan already,…

December 18th, 2015
Miguel

The Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona, New York hosts the year’s last card fro broadcaster HBO tomorrow (Saturday, December 19th). The main event bout sees high-level Heavyweight action as undefeated Luis Ortiz (23-0) takes on Bryant Jennings (19-1). The bout is a defense by Ortiz of his interim WBA Heavyweight title, and Ortiz is…

December 16th, 2015
Miguel

The Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona, New York hosts the year’s last card fro broadcaster HBO this Saturday, December 19th. The main event bout sees high-level Heavyweight action as undefeated Luis Ortiz (23-0) takes on Bryant Jennings (19-1). The bout is a defense by Ortiz of his interim WBA Heavyweight title, and Ortiz…

December 15th, 2015
Miguel

Manchester is the scene for the last of the big fights on British soil for the calendat year of 2015, and promoter Frank Warren has two world title fights atop a big fourteen fight card. The sport books have already posted odds for five of the bouts on the card, and more are likely to…

December 12th, 2015
Miguel

Promoter Eddie Hearn and his Matchroom Boxing are at the 02 Arena in London, England this Saturday December 12th with one of the biggest cards of the year. The main event sees Heavyweight Olympic Gold Medalist and undefeated (14-0) prospect Anthony Joshua take on rival Dillian Whyte in a match that has been in the…

December 10th, 2015
Miguel

The Premier Boxing Champions series has the main events from the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas set to air on NBC this Saturday, December 12th. The live event is produced by Leija-Battah Promotions and has a massive 16 fights planned, so there is a good chance more of this card pops up at the…

December 8th, 2015
Miguel

The Coliseo Roberto Clemente in San Juan, Puerto Rico has a Top Rank card scheduled for Friday, December 11th, whose main events will air on TruTV. The big fight on the card is a Super Bantamweight 12-round match featuring former four weight division world champion Nonito Donaire (35-3) taking on Cesar Juarez. The sport books…

December 3rd, 2015
Dave Walsh

On Friday, December 5th in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, GLORY returns for the final show of 2015 and they are going out with a bang. GLORY 26 will be broadcast live here in the United States on ESPN3 at 4pm Eastern time and the show is highlighted by not one but two huge GLORY World Title…

November 21st, 2015
Miguel

The big HBO pay-per-view event hits us this Saturday night with Miguel Cotto versus Saul “Canelo” Alvarez in the main event. The main broadcast is also set to feature two world title matches as well as the return of pouind for pound stud Guillermo Rigondeaux. None of the main card bouts except the Cotto vs…

November 20th, 2015
Miguel

Most of the eyes of the boxing world will be on Las Vegas and the highly anticipated Miguel Cotto vs Saul Alvarez HBO pay-per-view, tomorrow (Saturday, November 21, 2015). However, Germany and England also have a pair of world titles on the line in fights with terrific story lines. The Tui Arena in Hannover, Germany…

November 19th, 2015
Miguel

This Friday night, The Joint in Las Vegas, Nevada will host a Golden Boy Promotions event headlined by Diego De La Hoya facing Giovanni Delgado. De La Hoya is the 21-year old cousin of Oscar De la Hoya, and he has built up a (12-0) professional record. This fight is for the WBC Youth World…

November 18th, 2015
Miguel

The Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada plays host to what will most likely be the second biggest fight of 2015 as Puerto Rico’s Miguel Cotto (40-4) takes on Mexico’s Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (45-1) this coming Saturday, November 21st. The sport books have a had a line up on the fight for…