Boxing

November 3rd, 2015
Miguel

The Basket Hall Arena in Kazan, Russia hosts Heavyweight boxing this Wednesday as Alexander Povetkin (29-1) takes on Mariusz Wach (31-1) in defense of his WBC Silver heavyweight title. There is a lot at stake here, as Povetkin has been the WBC’s mnadatory challenger for WBC World titleholder Deontay Wilder and the winner of the…

October 22nd, 2015
Miguel

This Friday (October 23, 2015) at the Pabellón Pilar Fernández Valderrama in Valladolid, Spain sees the return of former Super Bantamweight World Champion Kiko Martinez (32-6) as he faces Herald Molina (18-12-3). The bout is scheduled for eight rounds and the sport books have placed Martinez as a big-time (-20000) favorite over the journeyman Molina,…

October 17th, 2015
Miguel

The eyes of the mainstream boxing world will be on Madison Square Garden and the huge Gennady Golovkin vs David Lemieux Middleweight title unification bout, but the calendar sees a slew of boxing across the United States. There are lines up at 5Dimes Sportsbook for several fights from around the country. At the Mohegan Sun…

October 16th, 2015
Miguel

The UIC Pavilion in Chicago, Illinois holds another “PBC” series event tonight (Friday, October 16, 2015) as Light Heavyweight Andrzej Fonfara faces Nathan Cleverly. The Polish born Chicago resident Fonfara (27-3) is a (-220) favorite over the Brit Cleverly (29-2), who is returning at (+180) according to the latest odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. There is…

October 15th, 2015
Miguel

This Saturday night (October 17, 2015), Madison Square Garden hosts big time boxing as Gennady Golovkin and David Lemieux fight to unify Middleweight titles. The co-main event sees WBC Flyweight Champion Roman Gonzalez (43-0) take on veteran Brian Viloria (36-4). Gonzalez was recently named the #1 pound for pound fighter in the world by RING…

October 14th, 2015
Miguel

Tomorrow (Thursday, October 15, 2015) at the Trust Arena in Auckland, New Zealand 23-year old heavyweight prospect Joseph Parker (15-0) takes the next step on his career path as he faces hardened veteran Kali Meehan (42-5) in a bout scheduled for twelve rounds. The sport books have not listed an over/under for this bout, but…

October 13th, 2015
Miguel

This Saturday, HBO features the long awaited return of Middleweight kingpin Gennady Golovkin (33-0) as he returns to the ring at New York’s Madison Square Garden to face David Lemieux (34-2). As expected, Golovkin is a prohibitive (-1900) favorite at the books, with Lemieux paying back at (+1200). The twelve round bout has an over/under…

October 12th, 2015
Miguel

The Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona hosts the latest “Premier Boxing Champions” and the show is headlined by an international main event in the Featherweight division as England’s Lee Selby faces off against Mexico’s Fernando Montiel. The fight is for Selby’s IBF World Featherweight Title. The books have Selby a big-time (-3000) favorite over…

October 7th, 2015
Miguel

The Manchester Arena hosts Frank Warren and his Queensbury Promotions for a boxing card with eleven scheduled fights. Theco-main events see two WBO World Titles on the line, and five of the fights on the card are getting attention at the sportbooks. There are no over/under lines available for these fights. Terry Flanagan (28-0) defends…

September 24th, 2015
Miguel

This Saturday night the “Premier Boxing Champions” series brings us a world heavyweight title fight to NBC as WBC World Champion Deontay Wilder (34-0) defends his belt against Frenchman Johann Duhaupas (32-2). The match takes plaace at the Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Alabama which is basically Wilder’s hometown, contributing to make the champion a big…

September 21st, 2015
Miguel

The Ota-City General Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan hosts a WBC World Bantamweight title bout between long time champion Shinsuke Yamanaka and Anselmo Moreno of Panama. Moreno was the WBA World Bantamweight champion from 2008-2014, and despite roughly a year off, he brings an extremely experienced resume of (11-1) in Bantamweight world title fights. For his…

September 18th, 2015
Miguel

Eddie Hearn and his Matchroom Boxing promotion are at the Olympia in Liverpool this Saturday with a card headlined by a pair of title eliminator bouts. The main fights are set to air on SKY in the United Kingdom, and the live card features 7 fights in all. Three of the bouts are already up…

September 11th, 2015
Miguel

Eddie Hearn and his Matchroom Boxing promotion roll out the big show this Saturday with an event at the O2 Arena in Greenwich, London that is set to air on SKY TV in the UK. The live show features eleven fights in all, and three of them are already getting attention at the sport books….

September 11th, 2015
Miguel

Al Haymon’s “Premier Boxing Champions” series airs on back to back nights tonight (Friday, September 11, 2015) and tomorrow (Saturday). Tonight at the Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto, Canada, the event will air on Spike TV and features WBC World Light Heavyweight Champion Adonis Stevenson (26-1) defending his belt against Tommy Karpency (25-4-1). The 12-round bout…

September 9th, 2015
Miguel

So, Floyd Mayweather Jr’s last fight is here this weekend (September 12, 2015) as he takes on former WBC World Champion Andre Berto at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mayweather (48-0) has been criticized for the choice of Berto (30-3) as an opponent, and the books have installed him as a…

September 8th, 2015
Miguel

It seems anti-climatic and not what we are used to for a Floyd Mayweather Jr fight, but his fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas against Andre Berto is this Saturday. The fight has been on the books officially for about six weeks, and the general reaction to the fight has been lukewarm as…

September 7th, 2015
Miguel

The “Premier Boxing Champions” series has a Tuesday night engagement at the Hollywood Palladium that is set to air on Fox Sports 1. The series, which is art of boxing power-player Al Haymon’s empire, started in March of this year and has been running what are basically weekly shows on a variety of networks. This…

September 3rd, 2015
Miguel

Right now, the sport books are carrying lines for several of Saturday’s fights, with more expeceted to pop up as the weekend approaches. The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida hosts Heavyweight action as former World titleholder Shannon Briggs (58-6-1) takes on Michael Marrone (21-4). The line sees Briggs, who is 43…

September 1st, 2015
Miguel

This Sunday night (September 6, 2015), the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas hosts a boxing card set to air on CBS as the next installment of the “Premier Boxing Champions” series. The main event sees WBA World Bantamweight Champion Jamie McDonnell (26-2-1) defend his belt against Japan’s highly regarded Tomoki Kameda (31-1) in…

August 28th, 2015
Miguel

The Premier Boxing Champions series is at the Staples Center and on ESPN this Saturday night with a highly anticipated showdown at Featherweight between Abner Mares (29-1-1) and Leo Santa Cruz (30-0-1). The undefeated Santa Cruz is favored at (-200) in this one, with the comeback on Mares paying (+170). The over/under for this twelve…

August 26th, 2015
Miguel

The Forum in Inglewood, California hosts a night of PPV boxing this Saturday as Shane Mosley takes on Ricardo Mayorga in a re-match.  Right now, the books have Mosley as the (-700) favorite, with Mayorga returning at (+500).  The over/under for this twelve round bout is set at 9 1/2, with the over paying at (-220) and the…

August 14th, 2015
Miguel

This Friday night the “Premier Boxing Champions” series airs on Spike TV with a main event featuring heavyweights Antonio ATarver and Steve Cunningham. The sport books have added other odds for boxing this weekend. On Saturday night the “Premier Boxing Champions” comes to us on NBC Sports from Montreal with a pair of Light Heavyweight…

August 5th, 2015
Miguel

Well, it’s official. For the past several weeks Floyd Mayweather Jr has been on the verge of announcing who he will fight on September 12th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, and the name that started to surface the most often as the opponent is Florida’s Andre Berto (30-3). Yesterday Mayweather and his entourage…

July 30th, 2015
Miguel

This Saturday (August 1, 2015) at the Stadium Southland in Invercargill, New Zealand a Welterweight 10-round bout between Jeff Horn (10-0-1) and the experienced Viktor Plotnykov (32-2). Right now Plotnikov comes in as the underdog paying (+230), with the return on Horn paying at (-310). Horn turned pro shortly after his 2012 London Olympics appearance…

July 30th, 2015
Miguel

The ”Premier Boxing Champions” series returns to ESPN2 and the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York this Saturday night with a double header. The feature bout is in the welterweight division as undefeated Danny Garcia (30-0) faces Paulie Malignaggi (33-6) over twelve rounds. The sport books see Garcia as a big (-1300) favorite over Malignaggi,…

July 28th, 2015
Miguel

Pasay City in the Philippines sees boxing this Friday and the Super Bantamweight twelve round bout between Bernabe Concepcion (33-6-2) and Juma Fundi (27-12-3) for the vacant WBO Oriental belt. Concepcion is a heavy (-11000) favorite over Fundi, who is returning at (+3000). The match has no over/under posted. Concepcion has fought at a much…

July 23rd, 2015
Miguel

This Friday night promoter Frank Warren and his Queensberry Promotions are at Wembley Arena with an 11-fight card headlined by a series of regional title matches. In the Super Middleweight division scheduled for ten rounds undefeated Jamie Cox (18-0) faces Blas Miguel Martinez (21-7-1) for the vacant WBO European title. There is no over/under psoted,…

July 21st, 2015
Miguel

Right now, there are only a handful of lines up for boxing at the sport books. The big event is Saturday, airing on HBO from Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada as Light Heavyweight superstar Sergey Kovalev returns to face Nadjib Mohammedi. The twelve round bout has no over-under posted, and the…

July 18th, 2015
Miguel

The Don Haskins Convention Center in El Paso, Texas hosts the latest “Premier Boxing Channel” broadcast on CBS this Saturday, and the main event features champion Carl Frampton (20-0) defending his IBF World Super Bantamweight title against Alejandro Gonzalez Jr (25-1-2). The match sees Frampton, the #1 ranked Super Bantamweight in the world (boxrec.com) a…

July 16th, 2015
Miguel

Eddie Hearn brings his Matchroom Boxing promotion to the Manchester Arena July 18th with a card headlined by WBA World Super Bantamweight Champion Scott Quigg’s title defense against Kiko Martinez of Spain. Quigg is a strong (-500) favorite over Martinez, who is coming back at (+400). The over/under is at 9 ½ for this twelve…

July 16th, 2015
Miguel

The Ludwigsburg MHP Arena in Germany hosts a 12 round heavyweight bout as Turkey’s undefeated Erkan Teper (14-0) facing Britain’s David Price (19-2). Right now the books have installed Price as the (-350) favorite, with Teper returning at (+250). There is no over/under posted for this bout as of yet. The year 2015 has seen…

July 15th, 2015
Miguel

This coming Saturday night the Gerry Weber Stadium in Germany will host Robert Steiglitz versus Arthur Abraham 4 as the two men take their rivalry beyond a trilogy. The match sees Abraham open as the favorite paying (-155), with the return on Steiglitz coming in at (+135). There is no over/under posted for this 12…

July 14th, 2015
Miguel

The Cotai Arena in Macao, China hosts boxing again this Saturday July 18th as Super Bantamweight stud Nonito Donaire (34-3) returns to face Anthony Settoul (20-3) in a scheduled 10 round bout. Right now, the books have Donaire a huge (-11000) favorite over Settoul, who is returning at (+3000). Ter eis no over/under posted as…

July 11th, 2015
Miguel

The Los Angeles Sports Arena hosts a Golden Boy promoted boxing event that is set to air on HBO Latino this Saturday night July 11th. The main event features Super Lightweight action as veterans Mauricio Herrera (21-5-0) and Henry Lundy (25-4-1) square off for the vacant NABF title. Right now, Herrera comes in a (-170)…

July 10th, 2015
Miguel

The Velodrome in Manchester, United Kingdom hosts Frank Warren and his Queensbury Promotions presents a full 14 fight boxing card headlined by the Lightweight twelve round bout between Terry Flanagan (27-0) and Jose Zepeda (23-0). The fight is for the vacant WBO title, and the match has Flanagan as the razor thin favorite paying (-120),…

July 2nd, 2015
Miguel

This coming July 4th weekend has a light calendar when it comes to combat sports. In boxing, that was not always the case, as July 4th was looked upon as a weekend for patriotism and the fights. Legendary Heavyweight Champion Jack Johnson made two successful title defenses on July 4th, in 1910 against James J….

June 23rd, 2015
Miguel

Eddie Hearn and his Matchroom Boxing promotion have a major card scheduled for this Friday night headlined by two undefeated Super Middleweight fighters from Liverpool. The vacant WBC Silver title is on the line between Callum Smith (16-0) and French veteran Christopher Rebrasse (23-3-3). The twelve round bout has no over/under posted, and Smith is…

June 20th, 2015
Miguel

New lines for boxing this weekend have popped up in the last 24 hours. Of special interest is the continued activity around the “Premier Boxing Champions” name, as the promotion has taken over the MGM Grand on Saturday and Sunday with two boxing events. Airing on Saturday on NBC, the “PBS” series headlines with Adrien…

June 19th, 2015
Miguel

The Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada hosts an IBF World title fight this Saturday between hard-hitting David Lemieux (33-2) and the slick Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam (31-1). The match is considered to be very competitive, and the line shows a near pick ‘em as both men are paying back at (-115). There is no over/under posted…

June 19th, 2015
Miguel

Fri 6/19 – Hala Widowiskow – Sportowa, ul. Swietokrzyska – Ostrowiec Swietokrzyski, Poland Heavyweight 10 rounds – Konstantin Airich +2600 Mariusz Wach -8200 Note: Last week, contenders Robert Helenius, Artur Szpilka, Carlos Takam as well as WBC Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder all scored wins in an exciting week for Heavyweight boxing. Consider Poland’s Mariusz Wach…

June 18th, 2015
Miguel

This Saturday night at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California sees the return of local hero Andre Ward as he faces England’s Paul Smith. The fight, which is Ward’s first fight in more than eighteen months, is pacted at a catch-weight of 172 lbs over twelve rounds and is set to air on BET in…

June 18th, 2015
Miguel

The MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada hosts the latest “Premier Boxing Champions” broadcast this Saturday, with the main fights airing on NBC in the United States. The main event is a high level clash at welterweight as former world champions Shawn Porter (25-1-1) and Adrien Broner (30-1) square off. Right now, the…

June 13th, 2015
Miguel

Heavyweight boxing is starting to show some signs of life after a moribund decade, and this weekend’s boxing action features a handful of Heavyweight fights that are worthy of attention. Part of the reason the heavyweight scene has been on the upswing is the emergence of Deontay Wilder, who returns on Saturday on Showtime to…

June 12th, 2015
Miguel

The last twenty four hours have seen the 5Dimes Sportbook put up a slew of additional lines on boxing action for the coming weekend. On Spike TV Friday night is the WBA World Welterweight title match between Erislandy Lara and Delvin Rodriguez, and that as well as the Artur Szpilka vs Manuel Quezada Heavyweight tilt have…

June 12th, 2015
Miguel

World Featherweight champion Nicholas Walters came out of 2014 one of the hottest fighters on the planet. With decisive stoppage wins over world champions Vic Darchinyan and Nonito Donaire, the undefeated (25-0) Jamaican received consideration for “2014 Fighter of the Year”. As a measure of his upgraded profile, Walters is the headline fight at New…

June 9th, 2015
Miguel

Chicago’s UIC Pavilion hosts the latest “Premier Boxing Champions” broadcast this Friday night with a card headlined by WBA World Super Welterweight Champion Erislandy Lara faces Delvin Rodriguez in his first title defense. Lara comes in a massive (-5000) favorite over the veteran Rodriguez (+2500). The bout is scheduled for 12 rounds, however no over/under…

June 4th, 2015
Miguel

The Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York sees Miguel Cotto taking on Daniel Geale on Saturday, June 6th for the WBC World Middleweight title. The match has been agreed upon with a catch-weight of 157 lbs, and the line currently sees Cotto a solid (-650) favorite over Geale, who is returning at (+475). There is…

June 3rd, 2015
Miguel

Oscar De La Hoya and his Golden Boy Promotions host a boxing card at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles, California this Thursday that is set to air on Fox Sport 1. The sport book at 5Dimes has a line on the Featherweight 10 round main event between prospect Jayson Velez (22-0-1) and veteran Daniel…

June 1st, 2015
Miguel

London’s O2 Arena saw a terrific night of boxing Saturday night (May 30, 2015), with three world title fights including Kell Brook’s successful IBF World Welterweight Title defense over Frankie Gavin and Lee Selby successfully taking the IBF World Featherweight title from Evgeny Gradovich. The biggest news of the night might have come at Heavyweight,…

May 28th, 2015
Miguel

British promoter Eddie Hearn and his Matchroom Boxing are coming off a successful May 23rd showing in Boston where James DeGale took home the vacant IBF World Super Middleweight title with a UD win over Andre Dirrell. Not one to take a break, Hearn returns to the UK and London’s O2 Arena this Saturday that…

May 26th, 2015
Miguel

The Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn plays host to two major fights set to air on Spike TV as part of the “Premier Boxing Champion” series. The main event sees former world champions Chris Algieri and Amir Khan meet, and the co-main event features Super Featherweights Bryan Vasquez and Javier Fortuna fight for the vacant WBA…