Boxing

January 17th, 2015
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An American boxer has not held a piece of a major world title since 2006, but this Saturday, January 17th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas undefeated Deontay Wilder attempts to take the WBC WOrld Heavyweight title from current champion Bermane Stiverne of Canada. Right now at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Wilder is favored to do…

January 16th, 2015
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The MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada will host a night of boxing on January 17th headlined by the WBC World Heavyweight title defense by Bermane Stiverne as he faces the challenge of undefeated Deontay Wilder. The co-main event features WBC Super Bantamweight Champion Leo Santa Cruz defending his title against Jesus Ruiz. The card…

January 15th, 2015
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This Friday night, January 16th the Turning Stone Resort in Verona, New York will host a boxing card set to air on ESPN2 with a main event featuring Lightweights Petr Petrov and Henry Lundy in a 10 round bout. The co-main event sees Middleweight slugger Brian Vera take on Willie Monroe Jr. The complete live…

January 8th, 2015
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Several boxing cards scheduled for Friday night, January 9th in the United States are getting some last minute attention at the sport books. Lines have been posted for events at the Chumash Casino and the Morongo Casino out in California as well as the show at the Madison Square Garden Theatre. No over/under action, just…

December 30th, 2014
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The Bodymaker Colosseum in Osaka, Japan will feature a boxing card headlined by WBO World Super Bantamweight Champion Guillermo Rigondeaux facing the challenge of Japan’s Hisashi Amagasa. Right now, Rigondeaux is a massive (-5000) favorite over Amagasa, who returns at (+2500). No over/under line is available as of yet. Rigondeaux has established himself as one…

December 29th, 2014
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The Ota City Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan will host a WBC World Super Featherweight title defense for champion Takashi Uchiyama, who fights Israel Hector Enrique Perez over 12 rounds. Uchiyama, a long-time favorite of the Japanese boxing scene who has fought in a showcase fight for four New Year’s Eves in a row, is a…

December 19th, 2014
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The boxing calendar begins to slow down for the end of the year after this weekend, but several lines have already appeared at the sport books for fights on Saturday, December 20th. Expect more lines to pop up as we get closer to fight time. In Cancun, Mexico interim WBA World Super Featherweight champion Bryan…

December 17th, 2014
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Promoter Yvon Michel brings Showtime Boxing to the Colisee de Quebec with a card headlined by WBC World Light Heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson (24-1) defending his title against Dmitry Sukhotsky (22-2) in a scheduled 12 round bout. Right now Stevenson, who was born in Haiti but now calls Quebec his home, is a massive (-2000)…

December 13th, 2014
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The MGM Grand in Las Vegas will have the eyes of the boxing world firmly on it as welterweights Amir Khan and Devon Alexander meet in a 12 round bout with big money repercussions. Right now at the books, Khan is favored at (-275), with the comeback on Alexander sitting at (+235). The over/under posted…

December 11th, 2014
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Promoter Craig Goossen and Goossen Promotions brings boxing to the Pechanga Casino in Temecula, California tonight (Dec. 11, 2014). The books have put up lines for three of the bouts on this 13-bout card. None of the fights have an over/under posted, and despite the main event of Tyson Cave and Oscar Escandon for the…

December 6th, 2014
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Golden Boy Promotions has boxing at the Barclay’s Center tonite in Brooklyn, and the card features a main event in the Middleweight division pitting Canada’s hard hitting David Lemieux (32-2 record, 30 KOs) and cagey veteran Gabriel Rosado (21-8). Lemieux sits as the favorite at (-210) with the comeback on Rosado sitting at (+180). The…

December 5th, 2014
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Heading into the last month of 2014, 5Dimes Sportsbook has odds for boxing bouts on three different events being held world-wide during the month’s opening weekend. Here’s my breakdown of all headlining bouts globally. On Saturday, December 6th in New Zealand, Heavyweight prospect Joseph Parker (11-0) faces off against Brazilian veteran Ireneu Costa Jr, Parker…

December 5th, 2014
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Promoter Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Boxing have booked London’s venerable York Hall this Saturday for a seven fight boxing card headlined by the British Super Featherweight title eliminator between Martin Joseph Ward and Maxi Hughes. The line for that ten rounder has been up at the books for a bit now, and sees Ward favored…

December 2nd, 2014
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The Horden Pavilion in Moore Park, Australia will host a seven-fight boxing card this tomorrow (December 3, 2014). The main event of Daniel Geale vs Jarrod Fletcher has had a line up at 5Dimes Sportsbook for a little bit, however lines for almost the entire card have popped up at the book in the last…

December 2nd, 2014
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This coming Wednesday, (December 3, 2014) Australia’s Horden Pavilion hosts a Middleweight bout between Australians Daniel Geale and Jarrod Fletcher. Both men are looking to get their careers back on track after sustaining losses in high profile matches in the States. Right now at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Geale is the favorite at (-320), with the comeback…

November 28th, 2014
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WBO World Lightweight Champion Terence Crawford will defend his title this Saturday, November 29th against rugged Raymundo Beltran at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Right now at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Crawford is the heavy favorite at (-1200) with Beltran paying back (+775). Crawford will be making the second defense of the title he captured off…

November 28th, 2014
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Moscow, Russia’s Luzhniki Sport Complex will host a full nine-fight boxing card this Friday November 28th that features former world welterweight champion Ruslan Provodnikov taking on veteran Jose Luis Castillo. Right now, 5Dimes Sportsbook has lines on five of the fights, though it is possible some of the title fights not yet given lines may…

November 27th, 2014
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This Friday, November 28th at the Luzhniki Sports Center in Moscow, Ruslan Provodnikov returns to face veteran Jose Luis Castillo in a match that sees Provodnikov, the former WBO Light Welterweight Champion a massive favorite (-5000). Castillo, who is (66-12-1) and is now 40 years old, is a KO puncher who has 57 stoppages on…

November 26th, 2014
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This Friday (November 28, 2014) at the Luzhniki Sports Complex in Moscow, Russian welterweight ace Ruslan Provodnikov returns to the ring to meet Mexico’s Jose Luis Castillo in a 12 round bout that headlines a nine-bout card. Right now, Provodnikov is a massive favorite at (-7500) with Castillo returning (+2500). Provodnikov has to feel like…

November 18th, 2014
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The much talked about Manny Pacquiao versus Chris Algieri WBO World Welterweight title showdown will be this Saturday night (Nov. 22, 2014) in Macau, China. The line has favored Pacquiao by a wide margin (-900) for a long time, and Algieri is paying back at (+600). Sometimes in boxing, a fighter comes along with a…

November 15th, 2014
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This weekend’s boxing action is dominated by the Wladimir Klitschko vs Kubrat Pulev World Heavyweight title bout in Germany, however as we close in on fight times, several other lines have popped up at the books for the perusal of our boxing enthusiasts. Generally unchanged is the line of (-670) on Klitschko, with Pulev coming…

November 12th, 2014
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Some of the books, including 5Dimes Sportsbook, have already posted odds for the Anthony Mundine vs Sergey Rabchenko Light Middleweight fight scheduled for Melbourne, Australia this coming November 12th. With the bout less than two weeks away, Mundine is the underdog at (+350) despite fighting on his home turf, with Rabchenko paying at (-485). Mundine…

November 8th, 2014
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The lines for the big fights this weekend, like Atlantic City’s Bernard Hopkins vs Sergey Kovalev bout or the all-German slugfest between Robert Steiglitz and Felix Sturm, have been up at the books for a while now, but with the fights now just hours away, 5Dimes Sportsbook has posted a good bit of lines for…

November 7th, 2014
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Tomorrow (November 8, 2014) in Krakow, Poland, ranked heavyweight Tomasz Adamek (49-3 record) returns to his home country for the first time since 2011 to face fellow countryman Artur Szpilka (16-1). Right now, the line be offered at 5Dimes Sportsbook has Adamek favored at (-220), with the comeback on Szpilka sitting at (+180). Adamek is…

November 7th, 2014
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This Saturday night (November 8, 2014), the eyes of German boxing will be on the Porsche Arena as Felix Sturm steps up in weight to meet Robert Steiglitz in a battle of two of the country’s most decorated boxers. Heading into fight week, the books have opened Steiglitz a favorite and he is now at…

November 6th, 2014
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Kent in the United Kingdom will be the site of this Saturday’s (November 8, 2014) British Light Heavyweight title fight between Bob Ajisafe and Travis Dickinson in a rematch of a December 2012 bout that saw Ajisafe win a Unanimous Decision. Right now at the books, Dickinson enters a slight underdog at (+135), with Ajisafe…

November 6th, 2014
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The big news for this coming weekend in most boxing circles is Saturday’s Atlantic City showdown at Light Heavyweight between Bernard Hopkins and Sergey Kovalev. Hopkins, at 49 years old and a fighter whose legacy is already carved in granite, faces a headhunter the likes of which he has not seen in years. The books…

November 5th, 2014
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Odds are up for Thursday’s boxing card promoted by Jamie Myer in Broadbeach, Australia that is set to air on FOX Down Under. The main event of the evening features Super Middleweight action as 22 year old up-and-comer Rohan Murdock faces experienced Puerto Rican veteran Manny Siaca (25-7). Murdock is a big (-1000) favorite over…

November 1st, 2014
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Tonight (November 1, 2014) in Chicago, Warrior Boxing presents a card headlined by Japanese World Champion boxers Tomoki and Koki Kameda. The two Japanese bantamweights are recent signees of Al Haymon, and after long and distinguished careers in Japan, the two have chosen to leave that environment and test their mettle in the United States…

October 31st, 2014
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Today (October 31, 2014) in Australia, Heavyweights Alex Leapai and Malik Scott square off in a fight between two fringe contenders scrambling to stay relevant in the heavyweight division. The books have a near pick ’em line, with Leapai slightly favored at (-130) and Scott retuning even money. Leapai is a veteran slugger with 24…

October 25th, 2014
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Tonight (October 25, 2014) in Monte Carlo, Monaco hosts a highly anticipated card that will air on British TV. The most watched match features Merseyside’s Martin Murray taking on Italian Domenico Spada in a Middleweight fight for a WBC Silver title. Right now at the books, Murray (-1375) is a big favorite, with Spada returning…

October 20th, 2014
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This Wednesday, October 22nd, at the #2 Yoyogi Gym in Tokyo, Shinsuke Yamanaka defends the WBC World Bantamweight Title for the 8th time as he takes on Suriyan Sor Rungvisai. Yamanaka, who is undefeated at 21-0 is a huge (-7500) favorite over Rungvisai, who returns at (+2500). On the undercard in a 10 rounder at…

October 18th, 2014
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Tonight (October 18, 2014) at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, Middleweight phenom Gennady Golovkin faces Marco Antonio Rubio in a match that sees Golovkin favored at (-5000). The co-main event at Featherweight is a much more intriguing match-up with a much tighter line as Nonito Donaire comes in a slight underdog (+110) to undefeated…

October 18th, 2014
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Tonight, October 18th in Poland, the WBO Intercontinental Cruiserweight title will be on the line as undefeated Krysztof Glowacki (22-0) faces off against Thierry Karl in his first title defense. The recently posted lines at 5DIMES has Glowacki a big favorite (-900) to retain his belt over Karl, who is coming back at (+600). Glowacki…

October 17th, 2014
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The StubHub Center in Carson, California will host the Middleweight title bout between Champion Gennady Golovkin and Marco Antonio Rubio this Saturday, October 18th, 2014.  Heading into the week of the fight, the sport books have posted Golovkin an incredible (-7000) favorite over Rubio, who returns at (+3000). Now, Marco Antonio Rubio is a solid…

October 11th, 2014
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5Dimes Sportsbook has updated odds for this weekend in boxing, posting several lines that were not up earlier this week. The first event comes to us from Buenos Aires , Argentina on Friday night October 10th as Super Middleweights Jose Alberto Clavero (+1400) and Ezequiel Osvaldo Maderna (-3600) square off at Super Middleweight. Maderna just…

October 10th, 2014
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The O2 Millenium Dome in London will play host to a boxing card on Saturday, October 11th that is headlined by the first 12 round bout of Heavyweight prospect Anthony Joshua’s career, as he faces the experienced Denis Bakhtov. Heading into fight week, the books have Joshua installed as a massive (-10000) favorite over Bakhtov,…

October 7th, 2014
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ESPN2 takes us to the Beau Rivage Resort in Biloxi, Mississippi for a Wednesday Night card of boxing headlined by the IBF World Middleweight Title fight between Sam Soliman and Jermain Taylor. Despite a resume a mile long and several recent appearances on the ESPN network, Jermain Taylor is an underdog at (+270) to Soliman,…

October 4th, 2014
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The Bally’s Event Center in Atlantic City hosts boxing tonight (Saturday, October 4, 2014) and the Top Rank-promoted event is headlined by Light Middleweight Glen Tapia as he takes on Donotas Bondrovas. Right now, Tapia (-2600) is a big favorite over Bondrovas, who returns (+1200) . Tapia is still trying to put his career back…

October 2nd, 2014
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Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing Promotion returns to Leeds and the First Direct Arena this Saturday (October 4, 2014) with a card mainly created to pad the records of several up and coming British fighters and to notch wins for some veterans. The lines reflect big mismatches throughout the card, but it may bear watching, as…

September 27th, 2014
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The Cruiserweight division takes center stage in Moscow tonight, as WBA World Champion Denis Lebedev (25-2) faces undefeated (33-0) Pawel Kolodziej. Right now, 5Dimes Sportsbook has Lebedev a (-1200) favorite over Kolodziej, who is returning at (+600). Lebedev has been away from competition since May of 2013, when he was knocked out by Guillermo Jones…

September 26th, 2014
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This Saturday, (September 27, 2014), Super Middleweights Arthur Abraham and Paul Smith face off in Germany for Abraham’s WBO World Super Middleweight title. Right now, 5Dimes Sportsbook has Abraham a (-550) favorite to defeat Smith, who comes back at (+400). Smith has an overall 35-3 record, and he has won four fights in a row…

September 22nd, 2014
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5Dimes Sportsbook has posted lines on two events scheduled for this Friday, September 26th. The first is from Krasnodor, Russia and features all-time great Roy Jones Jr defending his World Boxing Union Cruiserweight title against Egyptian Hany Atiyo. Right now, the 45-year old Jones is heavily favored at (-1350) with the comeback on Atiyo at (+650)….

September 19th, 2014
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This Saturday (September 20, 2014) popular British Super Middleweight George Groves returns to the ring to face Christopher Rebrasse. Groves, who has lost back to back fights to Carl Froch, is looking for a win to right the ship, and he is a (-1700) favorite over the Frenchman Rebrasse, who returns at (+1100). Groves fought…

September 12th, 2014
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The wait is over, as this coming Saturday night (September 13, 2014) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, world pound for pound #1 Floyd Mayweather Jr meets Marcos Maidana in a re-match. Right now at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Marcos Maidana is a (+600) underdog, ‘Money’ Mayweather favored at (-900). The line has changed little since…

September 12th, 2014
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Most of the boxing world’s attention will be on Las Vegas this weekend for the Mayweather-Maidana 2 card. Right now, 5Dimes Sportsbook has lines on two of the fights on the main card, as Lightweight Mickey Bey is the underdog (+300) against Miguel Vazquez (-390) and Super Bantamweight Leo Santa Cruz is a massive (-10000)…

September 9th, 2014
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This coming October 11th in Cancun, Mexico, former IBF Middleweight Champion Cornelius Bundrage tries to regain the belt as he faces current titleholder Carlos Molina.  Molina, a solid pro, is favored at (-300), with the comeback on Bundrage sitting at (+240). Do not let Molina’s 22-5-2 overall record fool you, he has operated at a high…

September 3rd, 2014
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This Saturday (September 6, 2014) the US Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio will play host to a card with a main event featuring Light Welterweights Adrien Broner and Emmanuel Taylor. Broner is a solid (-1200) favorite over Taylor, who returns (+775). Broner (28-1) is still trying to rebound from his December 2013 loss to Marcos…

September 2nd, 2014
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Undefeated British Super Bantamweight Carl Frampton (18-0, 13 KOs) faces Spaniard Kiko Martinez for his IBF title this Saturday, (September 6, 2014) in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Despite Martinez being a champion who will be making his 3rd title defense, he is a big underdog (+425). Frampton, the hometown favorite, is sitting as a solid (-550)…

August 28th, 2014
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Undefeated Nicaraguan two-time World Champion Roman Gonzalez (39-0, 33 KOs) makes a bid for the WBC Flyweight title on Friday, September 5th in Tokyo, Japan as he takes on Champion Akira Yaegashi. Though Gonzalez is going to his opponent’s homeland, he is heavily favored at (-530), with the comeback on Yaegashi at (+350). Gonzalez has…

August 27th, 2014
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This coming September 6th, at the US Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio, hometown hero Adrien ‘The Problem’ Broner (28-1) returns tot the ring to face Emmanuel Taylor (18-2). Look for Broner to be a big favorite when the line hits the books, as Taylor is a strong competitor, but a known quantity. Broner, fighting at…