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September 9th, 2016
Miguel

This Saturday night on HBO boxing (September 10, 2016), the Forum in Inglewood, California hosts the #1 pound for pound fighter in the world today, Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez (45-0) as he moves up to the super flyweight division looking for a world title in a fourth weight class. There to oppose him is WBC world…

June 23rd, 2016
Miguel

This weekend sees the Keith Thurman versus Shawn Porter welterweight bout at the Barclays Center and Engand’s Anthony Joshua vs Dominic Breazeale heavyweight world title bout top the boxing calendar, but several bouts from around the world are getting attention at the sport books. Capital Gym – Beijing, China Fri 6/24 Super Featherweight 12 rounds…

June 8th, 2016
Miguel

Top Rank Boxing is at the Madison Square Garden Theater in Manhattan this Saturday, June 11th with a card that is a showcase for their up and coming international talent. The fights air on “free’ HBO, but you can be sure Top Rank and Bob Arum want some of the winners to develop into pay-per-view…

June 7th, 2016
Miguel

Windhoek, Namibia plays host to a WBA “interim” world title fight this Saturday, June 11th as Paulus Ambunda (24-1) takes on undefeated Moises Flores (24-0). Two fights from this card are getting attention at the sport books and they feature some of the closest lines out there for this weekend’s boxing match-ups. Flores won the…

May 6th, 2016
Miguel

The last 24-48 hours have seen a handful of lines pop up at the sport books for boxing scheduled for tonight (Friday, May 6, 2016). DIVS – Ekaterinburg, Russia – Fri 5/6 Welterweight 12 rounds – Charles Manyuchi +800 Dmitry Mikhaylenko -1475 Super Featherweight 12 rounds – Sebastian Tlatik +550 Evgeny Chuprakov -1050 Notes: Promoter…

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 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 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…

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 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…

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 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 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 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…

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…

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 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 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 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…

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 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 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 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 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…

May 22nd, 2015
Miguel

This coming Saturday May 23rd, the “Premier Boxing Champions” series continues with a broadcast on NBC featuring England’s James DeGale facing off against Andre Dirrell for the vacant IBF World title at Super Middleweight. Right now, the match has a very tight line that sees Andre Dirrell a slight favorite at (-125), with the payback…

May 22nd, 2015
Brian Hemminger

It is a big weekend for boxing, with the Andre Dirrell vs James DeGale World title fight at the Agganis Arena in Boston, Massachusetts airing on NBC this Saturday as the main event of the ¨Premier Boxing Champions¨ broadcast.  That card has undergone some change, as the originally announced co-main event of Bryan Vasquez vs…