Boxing

Eubank Jr Odds-On to Beat Yildirim

Eubank Faces Hostile Crowd Against Yildirim  British boxer Chris Eubank Jr might have been odds-on at online sports betting sites to win his World Boxing Super Series quarterfinal against Avni Yildirim in Stuttgart, but he was not the crowd favourite. Although born in Turkey, Yildirim is based in Germany as ….

Boxing: Four to Watch on Saturday

WBSS’s Briedis-Perez in Busy Boxing Saturday  There’s a fair bit of boxing on this Saturday to entertain Kiwi online betting fans, starting with the third World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight quarter-final in the Riga Arena in Latvia. Mairis Briedis, the 32-year-old Latvian WBC cruiserweight champion, takes on 31-year-old Cuban-born Irishman ….

Gennady Golovkin Fight Called A Draw

Gennady Golovkin Retains Middleweight Crown Gennady Golovkin has retained his middleweight title with a controversial draw against challenger Canelo Alvarez on Saturday night. An extremely skewed set of judge’s scores completely overshadowed what was actually a brilliant display of boxing at the middleweight showdown in Las Vegas. Played out at ….

Golovkin vs Alvarez: Yes and No

Golovkin vs Alvarez Ends in Controversy It was supposed to be a super-fight. It was supposed to allow Gennady Golovkin to add Canelo Alvarez’s Ring magazine and lineal titles to his WBA (Super), IBO, WBC and IBF middleweight titles, leaving only the WBO belt for the Kazakhstani champ to chase ….

Smith Beats Skoglund in WBSS QF

Smith Wins WBSS Quarter-Final against Skoglund It wasn’t pretty; in fact, it was bloody and scrappy, but Callum Smith did enough to beat Sweden’s Erik Skoglund in their super-middleweight World Boxing Super Series 2017-18 quarter-final on Saturday night. The youngest of four boxing brothers, undefeated Smith was the odds-on favourite ….

Billy Joe Saunders Vs Willie Monroe Jr

Billy Joe Saunders Finally Returns To The Ring Billy Joe Saunders will be making a second defence of his WBO middleweight title at London’s Copper Box Arena come September 16th – this time against Willie Monroe Jr.  Saunders, who hasn’t been in the boxing ring with an opponent since December ….

Usyk Odds-On to Beat Huck in WBSS

Oleksandr Usyk Odds-On Against Marco Huck Reigning WBO champion Oleksandr Usyk is the massive odds-on favourite to beat hard-punching Marco Huck in their World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) inaugural bout in Berlin on Saturday. The Ukrainian is being offered at best odds of $0.70, dropping to worst options of $0.01. ….

2017 A Breath Of New Life For Boxing

A Lot To Look Forward To 2017 is shaping up to be a great year for boxing – despite concerns that the sport has lost its appeal.  The role that the Money Fight has played in the build-up of excitement and renewal of passion for the sport cannot be denied ….

Terence Crawford Vs Julius Indongo

Undefeated Is The Word Another big one approaches: Terence Crawford vs. Julius Indongo, in Nebraska.  Both men are undefeated champions.  This – the undefeated factor –  seems to be the making of real magic, as attested to by the absolute hype around the Mayweather/McGregor spectacle ahead of August 26. “The ….

August 26 Fight Finally On The Big Money

McGregor Just Keeps Breaking The System With just short of 12 days to go until what many have hailed as the fight of the Century, the Conor McGregor / Floyd Mayweather Jr stand-off set for August 26 has finally done what we all knew it was capable of doing: bring ….