Berchelt vs Awuku Tops Weekend Boxing From Mexico

February 10th, 2018
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A pair of hot Mexican super featherweights are in action this Saturday night as Miguel Berchelt and Miguel Roman both return to action. Roman (58-12) is facing veteran Aristides Perez (31-10-2) as he main events the Municipal Gym in his hometown of Juarez. Roman iss fighting on a very short turn around time as he…

February 10th, 2018
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This Saturday night sees a major boxing card in Poland that puts the spotlight firmly on the 200 pound cruiserweight division. Poland has been a hotbed for fighters in this weight class and in Krsysztof Wlodarczyk and Krysztof Glowacki both looking to notch victories and  stay in title contention. Glowacki (28-1) is a former WBO…

February 8th, 2018
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Today (Thursday, February 8th), future Hall of Famer Roy Jones Jr takes to the ring at 49 years old as he is still seeking a Cruiserweight world title to add to his resume. In his storied career, Jones Jr. has held world titles in the middleweight, super middleweight, light heavyweight and heavyweight divisions and he has…

February 3rd, 2018
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The World Boxing Super Series makes their latest stop in Adler, Russia as they bring us the second of the semifinal bouts in the cruiserweight tournament. The fight pits IBF world champion Murat Gassiev against WBA titlist Yunier Dorticos in title unification action. The match is a bookend to last week’s semifinal that saw WBC…

February 3rd, 2018
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Top Rank Boxing is on ESPN this Saturday night as they kick off their 2018 schedule. Two world title fights are expected on the ESPN broadcast and a ten round feature in the super middleweight division is also expected to air. The latest phenom out of the Philippines makes his American debut as he defends…

January 20th, 2018
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Showtime Boxing and the Premier Boxing Champions are hooking up at the Barclays Center for a major boxing card this Saturday night featuring two IBF world title fights in the main event spots. Make no mistake about it, Errol Spence Jr is the guy in the spotlight this Saturday. The 28 year old has been…

January 6th, 2018
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This past September, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez met Gennady Golovkin in one of the biggest fights on the 2017 boxing calendar. Golovkin was the acknowledged kingpin in the 160 pound middleweight division and Alvarez was the crossover star looking to add to his legend by slaying “Triple G.” The two battled it out in a tense,…

January 4th, 2018
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April 25th saw London’s massive Wembley Stadium fill up for the world heavyweight title fight between Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko. The build-up to the fight was done appropriately by promoter Eddie Hearn – his fighter Joshua would cement his hold on the IBF and WBA world titles with a win over the revered former…

December 28th, 2017
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As 2017 comes to a close, we take a look back at the year in boxing’s heavyweight division. Right now, there is no doubt that the main man in the division is IBF and WBA world champion Anthony Joshua (20-0). Joshua put together the signature moment of the year back in April when he defeated…

December 25th, 2017
Miguel

It has been a great year for boxing in 2017 and I say that despite the presence of the Floyd Mayweather Jr versus Connor McGregor match-up in August. All parties involved made no shame in saying that the “fight” was a money grab, and in that, it was incredibly successful. It was such a success…

December 11th, 2017
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WBO world welterweight champion Jeff Horn is in action in Brisbane, Australia this week as he takes on the challenge of Gary Corcoran. As a former Olympic representative, Horn was already one of the biggest names in Australian boxing when he burst onto the world scene this past July with a WBO title win over…

December 9th, 2017
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This Saturday night at the Madison Square Garden Theater in New York City and on HBO, Vasyl Lomachenko (9-1) takes on Guillermo Rigondeaux (17-0) in defense of his WBO world 130 pound title. The fight pits two men who have won Olympic gold medals two times for the first time in the pro ranks. Both…

December 8th, 2017
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IBF world super middleweight champion James DeGale (23-1-1) will be back in action for the first time in 10 months as he faces American veteran Caleb Truax (28-3-2) in defense of his title this Saturday night in London. Last time out, DeGale fought a title unification bout with WBC world champion Badou Jack that ended…

December 7th, 2017
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HBO Boxing is bringing us a super featherweight feature this Saturday live from the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Four high-level bouts are planned in the weight class with the main event pitting Orlando Salido (44-13-4) and Miguel Roman (57-12) in a battle of veterans. Salido is reported to have turned down a rematch against…

December 1st, 2017
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HBO Boxing is at Madison Square Garden in New York City this Saturday as they bring us Miguel Cotto vs Sadam Ali for Cotto’s WBO world title at 154 pounds. The big news here is that Cotto, who is the first fighter of Puerto Rican descent to hold world titles in four different weight classes,…

November 18th, 2017
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Former two weight class world champion Carl Frampton returns to his hometown of Belfast this weekend to take on veteran Horacio Garcia in the main of Frank Warren’s big boxing card at The SSE Arena. For Frampton (23-1), it is his first fight in Ireland in more than two and a half years and he…

November 11th, 2017
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British promoter extraordinaire Eddie Hearn is breaking new ground this Saturday night as he is promoting a show at New York’s Nassau Coliseum that sees the main event air on HBO. Jacobs is looking to bounce back from the second loss of his career in his last outing when he lost by unanimous decision to…

November 10th, 2017
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As usual, the United Kingdom hosts a bevy of fights this weekend, with several cards getting attention from the sports books. The big show this weekend sees Frank Warren and his Queenberry Promotions are in Newcastle with a big boxing card that features a pick ’em rematch in the main event spot. Liam Smith and…

October 28th, 2017
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The World Boxing Super Series super middleweight tournament quarterfinals come to a an end this Friday night in Germany as Juergen Brahmer (48-3) faces off against Rob Brant (22-0). Brahmer is playing host, but at 39 years old and coming off a loss there are those that see chinks in the German’s armor. He has…

October 27th, 2017
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The WBA and IBF world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (19-0) will be back in action this Saturday night in Cardiff, Wales as he faces the challenge of Carlos Takam (35-3-1). Joshua was originally scheduled to face the challenge of Kubrat Pulev, but the big Bulgarian had to pull out of the fight due to a…

October 21st, 2017
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The World Boxing Super Series delivers the last of the Cruiserweight Tournament quarter-finals this Saturday night in New Jersey as WBA world champion Murat Gassiev (24-0) faces Krzysztof Wlodarczyk (53-3-1). The undefeated Gassiev is the tournament’s number two seed and he is expected to advance here. The 24-year-old is coming off a win over Denis Lebedev…

October 21st, 2017
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Today (October 21, 2017) in Oslo, Norway, women’s boxing steps front and center as world welterweight champion Cecilia Braekhus (31-0) takes on rugged veteran Mikhaela Lauren (29-4) at the Oslo Convention Center. Braekhus is the number one pound-for-pound female fighter in the world and she is defending the WBA, WBC, WBO and IBF world titles at 147…

October 21st, 2017
Miguel

As usual, the United Kingdom has a slew of boxing on the calendar for this coming weekend, with several of the events already getting attention at the sports books and more likely on the way by fight day. Frank Warren and his Queensberry Promotions are delivering a big 12-fight boxing card at the First Direct…

October 14th, 2017
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Tonight (Oct. 14, 2017) at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, world champions Abner Mares and Leo Santa Cruz defend their respective belts as the main events of the Premier Boxing Champions on FOX broadcast. WBA world champion Abner Mares takes on the challenge of Mexico’s once–beaten Andres Gutierrez and the WBA’s “Super World” champion…

October 13th, 2017
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The Premier Boxing Champions and Showtime are back together this Saturday, October 14th at the Barclays center with a major card that sees three world titles at 154 pounds up for grabs in the main events. The WBA world champion is Erislandy Lara (24-2-2) and he is defending his belt against the unbeaten Terrel Gausha…

October 11th, 2017
Miguel

The World Boxing Super Series tournament at 168 pounds continues this Saturday at the Wembley Arena in London as George Groves returns to face fellow countryman Jamie Cox in the third of the tournament quarterfinals. When the tournament was announced back in July “Saint” George Groves was slotted as the number one seed. The top…

October 6th, 2017
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This Saturday night at the Manchester Arena the boxing world gets a clash for British bragging rights in the lightweight division as Anthony Crolla faces Ricky Burns. Both men are former world titleholders that are coming off fights that saw them lose their belts. Crolla held the WBA world title but dropped the belt to…

October 6th, 2017
Miguel

This Saturday night in Germany, the World Boxing Super Series super middleweight tournament continues as Chris Eubank Jr (25-1) faces Avni Yildirim (16-0)in quarterfinal action. We last saw the eclectic Eubank Jr this past July when he defended his minor IBO world title at 168 pounds against veteran forer champion Arthur Abraham. This is going…

October 1st, 2017
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Saturday, October 28th sees the return of WBA and IBF world heavyweight champion Anthnoy Joshua (19-0) as he faces the challenge of the once-beaten Kubrat Pulev (25-1). Perhaps the odds are a bit slanted in Joshua’s favor because the giant Brit is becoming a crossover star, but with the fight roughly a month out, Joshua…

September 29th, 2017
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Eddie Hearn and his Matchroom Boxing are at the Echo Arena this Saturday night with a nine-fight boxing card that already sees seven of the fights listed at the sportsbooks. Though not one of Hearn’s massive international cards, solid regional fair tops the bill. The feature fights are set to air on SKY in the…

September 23rd, 2017
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Promoters Oscar De La Hoya and Eddie Hearn have gotten together with HBO to bring us WBA world lightweight champion Jorge Linares’ latest title defense tonight (Saturday, September 23, 2017) as he faces the challenge of Olympic gold medalist Luke Campbell. Linares is fighting under a lot of pressure to win here. He has been…

September 23rd, 2017
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The World Boxing Super Series Cruiserweight tournament rolls along tonight (Saturday, September 23, 2017) with action from the Alamdome in El Paso, Texas as Yunier Dorticos of Cuba faces Russia’s Dmitry Kudryashov. Dorticos (21-0) enters the fight a slight favorite against the rugged Kudryashov (21-1). Dorticos won the interim version of the WBA world title at…

September 22nd, 2017
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WBO world heavyweight champion Joseph Parker (23-0) is set to make his next title defense this Saturday night in Manchester when he faces the challenge of unbeaten Hughie Fury (20-0). This fight is ostensibly what the modern heavyweight division is all about. Parker, out of New Zealand, is 25 years old and he is making…

September 22nd, 2017
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This Friday night sees boxing back on ESPN and the feature broadcast sees two WBO world titles on the line. It is a battle of undefeated fighters as WBO world super middleweight champion Gilberto Ramirez (35-0) is defending his title against Jesse Hart (22-0). The 26 year old southpaw won the WBO belt back n…

September 16th, 2017
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This Saturday night sees the return to action of WBO world middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders (24-0) as he faces the challenge of American Willie Monroe Jr (21-2). The eclectic Saunders is the big story here. Saunders grabbed the WBO world title at 160 pounds back in December of 2015 when he won a majority…

September 14th, 2017
Miguel

The highly anticipated World Boxing Super Series super middleweight tournament kicks off this Saturday night at the Echo Arena in Liverpool as Callum Smith (22-0) faces Erik Skoglund (24-0) in quarterfinal action. The match is set to air on ITV 4 in the United Kingdom. Skoglund represents a bit of an unknown quantity. Undefeated at…

September 14th, 2017
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This Saturday, September 16th at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada sees HBO Boxing hook up with Golden Boy Promotions to bring us the much-awaited Gennady “Triple G” Golovkin (37-0) versus Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-1). Golovkin is defending his IBF, WBA and WBC world titles at 160 pounds against Alvarez, who is one of…

September 11th, 2017
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The Abu Dhabi Combat Club’s 12th Submission Fighting World Championships are on the schedule for September 23rd and 24th in Helsinki, FInland. As usual, six tournaments of 16 men are on the bill and several superfights are listed as well. BETDSI  is the only sports book out there carrying lines on this elite grappling tournament…

September 9th, 2017
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Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez (46-1) returns to action this Saturday night at the StubHub Center in Carson, California after the first loss of his career. The former WBC world 115 pound champion has invoked his rematch clause and will face Wisaksil Wangek (43-4-1) as he tries to take back the belt he won back in September…

September 8th, 2017
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Looking for something different in the world of combat sport? Check out BETDSI for lines on Bare Knuckle Boxing this Saturday, September 9th. Seven of the fights scheduled for this weekend in this new format are getting attention and lines at BETDSI. England has seen a bare knuckle boxing scene thrive on a smaller scale…

August 26th, 2017
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Saturday’s Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor Pay-Per-View fight is being supported by a full night of boxing fights promoted by Leonard Ellerbe and Mayweather Promotions. As expected, a good bit of Mayweather Jr.’s “The Money Team” fighters appear on the card, including Gervonta Davis and Badou Jack in world title fights as co-features. Jack…

August 25th, 2017
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The mega-hyped Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Conor McGregor match finally goes down this Saturday night (August 26, 2017) at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Showtime Pay-Per-View.  When the odds opened for the matchup, Mayweather Jr. was a nearly -1000 favorite, and to most boxing experts out there, that seemed kind of low….

August 24th, 2017
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This Saturday night (August 26, 2017) in Carson, California, Puerto Rico’s Miguel Cotto (40-5) takes on Japan’s Yoshihiro Kamegai (27-3-2) with the vacant WBO 154 pound world title on the line. The fight airs on HBO, but it’s the same day as the elephant in the boxing room, and that is Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs….

August 19th, 2017
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Bob Arum and his Top Rank Promotions are back on ESPN this Saturday (August 19, 2017), and the feature fight sees Terence Crawford (31-0) taking on Julius Indongo (22-0) in a title unification bout at 140 pounds. Crawford (31-0) brings the WBC and WBO light welterweight world belts to the table while Indongo (22-0) is…

August 18th, 2017
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Melbourne, Australia is hosting a big-time boxing card this Saturday (August 19, 2017) that is getting attention at 5Dimes Sportsbook for its international theme of Australia versus the Philippines. The co-feature main events see a pair of WBA regional titles (Oceania) on the line in the super flyweight and super bantamweight divisions, as Australia’s Moloney…

August 15th, 2017
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Long-time WBC world bantamweight champion Shinsuke Yamanaka is back in action this Tuesday night (August 15, 2017) in Kyoto, Japan as he takes on the challenge of Mexico’s Luis Nery. Yamanaka is making the 13th title defense of the belt he won back in November of 2011, and his impressive run of 12 title defenses…

August 4th, 2017
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ESPN has boxing front and center this weekend as they hit with back-to-back fight cards on Friday and Saturday night (August 4 and 5, 2017). The big fight comes on Saturday night when WBO world super featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko (8-1) defends his title against the challenge of Miguel Marriaga (25-2). Lomachenko has quickly become…

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
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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
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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
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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…