boxing

December 29th, 2016
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The New Year’s Eve holidays traditionally involve major fighting events as part of the festivities, and this year’s holiday season is filled with boxing in the Land of the Rising Sun. Friday, December 30th sees the Ariake Colosseum host undefeated WBO world super flyweight champion Naoya Inoue (11-0) as he defends his title against veteran…

December 10th, 2016
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Eddie Hearn and his Matchroom Boxing are at the Manchester Arena today (Saturday, December 10, 2016) with a huge card topped by two world title fights. The fight everyone is talking about is IBF Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (17-0) versus Eric Molina (25-3). Right now, Joshua is a massive -5000 favorite over Molina, who is…

December 9th, 2016
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New Zealand is the site of the WBO world heavyweight title fight between Joseph Parker (21-0) and Andy Ruiz Jr (29-0). The belt is currently vacant as former titleholder Tyson Fury dropped the belt earlier this year, and Parker sits ranked #1 by the WBO and Ruiz Jr sits #3. The #2 ranked fighter is…

December 8th, 2016
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The USC Galen Center in Los Angeles, California hosts Showtime boxing this Saturday, December 10th for an eight fight boxing card that features two world title fights in the main event slots. In Super Welterweight 12 round action, IBF world champion Jermall Charlo (24-0) defends his belt against Julian Williams (22-0-1). Right now the lines…

December 8th, 2016
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WBO and WBC world super lightweight champion Terence Crawford (29-0) is back in his hometown of Omaha, Nebraska this Saturday (December 10, 2016) for a title defense against John Molina Jr (29-6). The fight is the main event of Top Rank Boxing’s 8 fight card that will see the main events air on HBO. This…

December 2nd, 2016
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Sat 12/3 Lagoon Leisure Centre – Paisley, Scotland Middleweight 12 rounds – Artur Akavov +2500 o9½ -150 Billy Joe Saunders -5000 u9½ +120 Note: The WBO world middleweight championship is on the line as titleholder Billy Joe saunders (23-0) defends his belt against Arthur Akavov (16-1). Saunders won the belt last December when he took…

December 1st, 2016
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Longtime cruiserweight champion Denis Lebedev is back in action this Saturday as he takes on the challenge of fellow countryman Murat Gassiev at the Khodynka Ice Palace in Moscow, Russia. The fight can be seen as a potential “passing of the torcg” as Lebedev clocks in at 37 years old to take on Gassiev, who…

November 30th, 2016
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The sportsbooks have posted several boxing fights for this Friday, December 2nd from around the world. Tough Fight Gym – Moscow, Russia Lightweight 12 rounds – Richard Commey +135 Denis Shafikov -155 Notes: This is a comeback fight for both men, and both men are in need of a win. Shafikov (37-2-1) has won one…

November 18th, 2016
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This Saturday, November 19th, the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada hosts HBO PPV’s latest offering as Sergey Kovalev faces Andre Ward with Kovalev’s WBA, WBO and IBF world titles at 175 pounds on the line. With the fight less than 48 hours away, Andre Ward is coming in a slight -135 favorite over Kovalev,…

November 3rd, 2016
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This Saturday, November 5th sees the return of Manny Pacquiao (58-6-2) to action as he challenges WBO world welterweight champion Jessie Vargas (27-1) in the main event of Top Rank’s latest PPV. Earlier this year, Pacquiao fought Timothy Bradley in a fight that he won, but he promptly retired. The retirement was short lived however and…

October 22nd, 2016
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Today (Saturday, October 22, 2016) is a light day on the boxing calendar, but the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham, England hosts Eddie Hearn and his Matchroom Boxing promotion for a big 12-fight card that sees several fights getting attention at the sports books. Some books have Sean Davis (10-0) coming in a big underdog against Gamal…

October 19th, 2016
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Friday night (October 21st) kicks off this weekend’s boxing calendar, and several betting lines are appearing at sportsbooks for international fights, including 5Dimes. Check back later in the week to see if additional lines or over/under betting opens up. The Sleeman Sports Complex in Chandler, Australia hosts welterweight 12-round action as champion Jeff Horn (14-0-1)…

October 12th, 2016
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This coming Saturday, October 15th at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, England, WBC world cruiserweight champion Tony Bellew (27-2-1) defends his belt against BJ Flores (32-2-1) atop a big 12-fight boxing card promoted by Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Boxing. The fights are set to air on SKY TV in the U.K. The hometown product in…

October 7th, 2016
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The big show in the UK is Friday night as the SSE Hydro hosts Ricky Burns’ latest world title defense, but a pair of cards on Saturday are getting attention at the sports books. Frank Warren and his Queensbury Promotions are at the Harrow Leisure Centre in London with a big 13-fight card that already…

October 6th, 2016
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Glasgow, Scotland hosts the return of hometown world champion Ricky Burns (40-5-1) as he defense his WBA super lightweight title against Kiryl Relikh (21-0) this Friday night. Right now, the sportsbooks have Burns a -440 favorite (bet $440 to win $100) in the fight, with Relikh returning at +350 (bet $100 to win $350). The 12-round bout…

October 6th, 2016
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Fri 10/7 – Belasco Theater – Los Angeles, California Lightweight 10 rounds – Art Hovhannisyan +400 Diego Magdaleno -600 Note: This Friday sees Golden Boy Promotions back at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles with their L.A. Fight Club series that airs on Estrella TV. The six fight card is headlined by the return of…

September 22nd, 2016
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The StubHub Center in Carson, California hosts promoter Michael Aldeguer for a seven fight boxing card with a “Philippines vs Mexico” theme for the three regional title fights at the top of the card. The main fights will air on beIN Sports in Spanish in te United States. Aldeguer is a prolific second generation promoter…

September 21st, 2016
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The Manchester Arena hosts a WBA world lightweight title fight this Saturday, September 24th as Britain’s Anthony “Million Dolla” Crolla (31-4-3) faces the challenge of Venezuela’s Jorge Linares (40-3). Linares is a three weight class world champion, and he has held the WBC lightweight belt for more than a year, so he is certainly the…

September 16th, 2016
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This Saturday, September 17th sees AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas host HBO PPV as Saul “Canelo” Alvarez takes on Liam Smith for Smith’s WBO world title at super welterweight. Right now, Alvarez is a major -1300 favorite over the undefeated (23-0-1) Smith, who is returning at +850. The over/under for the twelve round bout is…

September 15th, 2016
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The EDION Arena in Osaka Japan hosts world title action this Friday as WBC world bantamweight champion Shinsuke Yamanaka (25-0-2) faces Anselmo “Chemito” Moreno (36-4) in his 11th title defense, The bout is a rematch, and the fight is set to air on television in Panama, where Anselmo is from. The card, which is promoted…

September 14th, 2016
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The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas hosts the latest edition of the PBC on Bounce TV this Friday September 16th. The live event sees 11 fights in all, and the card is stacked with talent from Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s “The Money Team” including fighters like J’Leon Love (22-1), Domonique Dolton (17-0-1) and Lannell Bellows (16-1-1). The vacant…

September 10th, 2016
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Tonight (Saturday, September 10, 2016) sees Top Rank Boxing at the Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino in Lemoore, California as they bring you a 10-fight boxing card topped by two ten round main events that will air on the Spanish language cable station UniMas in the United States. The main event is a showcase for…

September 9th, 2016
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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…

September 9th, 2016
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Two other world title fights support the Gennady Golovkin vs Kell Brook main event this Saturday in England. IBF World bantamweight champion Lee Haskins (33-3) is putting his title on the line against Stuart Hall (20-4-2). Hall briefly held the IBF belt when he defeated Vusi Malinga in December of 2013. In June of 2014…

September 7th, 2016
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London’s 02 Arena hosts boxing this weekend, and the main event of the Eddie Hearn and Tom Loeffler co-promotion sees WBC and IBF world champion Gennady Golovkin defending his belt against Kell Brook. Right now, Golovkin is favored in the match paying back at -770, with Brook returning +535 as the underdog. There is no…

September 7th, 2016
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The Premier Boxing Champions are at the Santander Arena in Pennsylvania this Friday night, September 9th with a boxing card topped by two world title fights set to air on Spike TV. The world vacant IBF world lightweight title is on the line between Ghana’s Richard Commey (24-0) and Toledo Ohio’s own Robert Easter Jr…

September 2nd, 2016
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September sees the 115 pound Super Flyweight division’s top fighters enter the ring to compete, as IBF and WBO world titles are on the line in fights this coming weekend. On Saturday, September 3rd in Bacoor, Cavite, the Philippines the IBF Super Flyweight title belonging to McJoe Arroyo (17-0) will be on the line as…

August 30th, 2016
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The 02 Arena in London hosts HBO boxing this coming Saturday, September 10th with a 12-round middleweight main event that sees Gennady Golovkin taking on Kell Brook for Triple G’s IBF, WBC and IBO world titles. Both men enter the fight undefeated, with Brook coming in at (36-0) and Golovkin (35-0). Brook is the current…

August 21st, 2016
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Today, (Sunday, August 21, 2016) the Premier Boxing Champions are in Coney Island, New York’s Ford Amphitheater for a seven-fight boxing card headlined by a twelve round welterweight bout between top prospect Errol Spence Jr (20-0) and veteran Leonard Bundu (33-1-2). Spence Jr is one of the fighters from the 2012 Olympic team that failed to…

July 30th, 2016
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The Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York hosts WBA “Super World” featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz’ second title defense as he faces England’s undefeated Carl Frampton (22-0). Frampton, who goes by the nickname of “The Javkal” is moving up in wight class and vacating multiple world titles at super bantamweight for this chance to face…

July 24th, 2016
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This coming weekend’s boxing calendar is dominated by Showtime’s Leo santa Cruz vs Carl Frampton featherweight showdown, but the sports books are already carrying lines for several random fights. Right now, lone fights are popping up, though the sports books could put up lines for some of the other fights at these shows as we…

July 11th, 2016
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In a rare edition of HBO Boxing on a Monday, July 11th, Light Heavyweight top gun Sergey Kovalev (29-0-1) returns to action to face Isaac Chilemba (24-3-2). Kovalev will be defending his WBA, WBO and IBF world titles at 175 lbs and he is fighting in his home country of Russia for the first time…

June 23rd, 2016
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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 22nd, 2016
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Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Boxing are at London’s O2 Arena for a huge boxing card this Saturday, June 25th. The main event ssees IBF Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua defend his title against Dominic Breazeale in a battle of two 2012 Olympians. The rest of the card is excellent and several of the undercard fights are…

June 21st, 2016
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Showtime Boxing is at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn New York with a major welterweight fight between Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter as the main event. Thurman (26-0) is defending his WBA world tite at 147 pounds for the second time, while Porter comes in with a 26-1-1 overall record and he is a former…

June 17th, 2016
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This coming Saturday, June 18th the Premier Boxing Champions series airs on NBC with a full night of fights from Chicago’s UIC Pavilion. Three of the featured fights are already getting attention at the sports books. The main event of the evening is a rematch as WBA Bantamweight world champion Juan Carlos Payano (17-0) takes…

June 10th, 2016
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The Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona, New York hosts Showtime Boxing this Saturday, June 11th Super Welterweight 12 rounds – Willie Nelson +650 Demetrius Andrade -1000 Note: The 22-0 undefeated Demetrius Andrade returns to face WIllie Nelson in a showcase bout designed to get Andrade back in front of a national audiendrade won…

June 8th, 2016
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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
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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…

June 3rd, 2016
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The sportsbooks are carrying a handful of fights from around the world for this Saturday June 4th. Sat 6/4 – StubHub Center – Carson, California Super Featherweight 12 rounds – Orlando Salido +240 Francisco Vargas -300 The main fights from Golden Boy’s show at the StubHub Center air on HBO, and the headliner is the…

May 27th, 2016
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A pair of boxing fights with world title repercussions are getting attention at the sport books. Veteran great Shane Mosley (49-9-1) returns at the Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona on Sat May 28th. Mosley has won world titles in three different weight classes and here he returns to face David Avensyan (21-1-1) for the…

May 26th, 2016
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The Cirque d’Hiver in Paris, France plays host to a full night of boxing on Friday, May 27th that sees several of the fights getting a look from the sport books. Middleweight 8 rounds – Robert Swierzbinski +4000 Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam -12500 Note: N’Jikam is the star here as he is a former interim world…

May 21st, 2016
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The Charlo brothers, undefeated 154 lbers Jermall (23-0) and Jermell (27-0) are in world title bouts this Saturday, May 21st at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas. The card counts on three world title fights in all at Super Welterweight and all three of them are getting attention at the sport books. No over/under has been…

May 20th, 2016
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Despite the fact that Deontay Wilder vs Alexander Povetkin is not going down ,this is still a big weekend for Heavyweight boxing. Several matches from around the world are already getting attention at the sport books. The Vodafone Events Centre in Manukau City, New Zealand hosts 24-year old prospect Joseph Parker (18-0) as he faces…

May 18th, 2016
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Saturday May 21st was supposed to be WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder’s next title defense as he travelled to Russia to face mandatory #1 challenger Alexander Povetkin. Unfortunately for fight fans the world round, the match has been postponed due to Povetkin testing positive for Meldonium in a pre-fight drug test. The WBC announced over…

May 6th, 2016
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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 5th, 2016
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This Saturday, May 7th sees Hamburg, Germany host a heavyweight clash between Kubrat Pulev (22-1) and Dereck Chisora (25-5). It is a match-up of two men who have fought for the world title before and harbor aspirations of doing so again. The bout is for the vacant European Heavyweight title. Pulev is ranked #6 in…

May 2nd, 2016
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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
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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
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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
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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…