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  • BookMaker.eu The WBA Super Middleweight title will be on the line on Saturday, November 23rd in Liverpool, United Kingdom, as unbeaten Callum Smith takes on John Ryder. Smith won the WBA title by knocking out George Groves last September and he is listed as a big favorite to defeat Ryder in this fight that can be seen on DAZN. Smith is 26-0 in his career with 19 knockouts, while Ryder is 28-4 with 16 knockouts. Let’s look at Smith vs. Ryder and boxing picks.... 

  • BookMaker.eu On Saturday, November 23, current champion Deontay Wilder is heavily favored as he defends his WBC Heavyweight title against challenger Luis Ortiz in a fight that can be seen on FOX PPV. Wilder is 41-0-1 in his career with 40 knockouts, while Ortiz is 31-1 with 26 knockouts. Wilder vs. Ortiz will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada and is the headline bout on the pay-per-view card. Wilder is unbeaten in his career at 41-0-1 with 40 knockouts, while Ortiz is 31-1 with 26... 

  • BookMaker.eu On Saturday, November 23, Leo Santa Cruz will look to win a title in fourth weight class when he takes on Miguel Flores for the WBA Super Featherweight title in a fight that can be seen on FOX pay-per-view. Santa Cruz is 36-1-1 in his career with 19 knockouts, while Flores is 24-2 with 12 knockouts. Santa Cruz vs. Flores will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and will be the co-feature along with Deontay Wilder vs. Luis Ortiz. Let’s look at Santa Cruz vs. Flores and boxing pi... 

  • BookMaker.eu Nonito Donaire is one of the most historic figures in the history of boxing. The 36-year-old “Filipino Flash” has won multiple world championships in four different weight classes. Overall Donaire has won a total of eight different world title belts during his illustrious careers. Donaire is well regarded for the combination of superior hand speed combined with punching power. Donaire was also named Fighter of the Year in 2012. But now he will be facing one of the most daunting challenges of his career against Naoya Inoue for the unification Bantamweight title. Inoue is a three-weight world champion in his own right and is known as “The Monster” by way of a dominant undefeated career. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu Billy Joe Saunders is a former Olympic Boxer for Great Britain that has never lost a fight in his professional career. He has performed at a level of championship dominance that is unsurpassed in his division and in this era. Saunders will be facing another undefeated professional in Marcelo Esteban Coceres although the Argentine has not faced anywhere close to the competition that Saunders has faced. Saunders will defend his World Boxing Organization World Super Middleweight title against Cocer... 

  • BookMaker.eu Since January 2017 Miguel Berchelt has held the World Boxing Council world super featherweight title and has successfully defended that title at total of five times. Indeed, Berchelt has emerged as one of the top champions in the sport with further recognition as the ninth best pound for pound fighter in the sport. On November 2, Berchelt will make his sixth title defense against former champion Jason Sosa. Sosa has been on a quest to regain a world championship since losing his title belt in April of 2017. This is a can’t miss matchup that will further add to the championship legacy of Berchelt or put Sosa back into the status of being a champion. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu The popularity and brand of Saul “Canelo” Alvarez goes far beyond the fact that he is rated as the best pound for pound boxer in the world. The litany of Canelo’s accomplishments is already legendary. Currently Alvarez is a three-weight world champion that possesses one of the most versatile skill sets in the sport. However, Canelo could be facing his biggest challenge yet when he takes on Sergey Kovalev on November 2 for the World Boxing Organization World Light Heavyweight title. Kovalev is ranked first in the world for his weight division and brings perhaps the most powerful knockout punch on Planet Earth! ... 

  • BookMaker.eu The fact that they don’t like each other only makes the upcoming World Boxing Organization world featherweight title bout between Joet Gonzalez and Shakur Stevenson even more highly anticipated. Add to the fact that neither man has ever lost a professional fight and you get one of the most eagerly anticipated fights of the year. Gonzalez has been derided for feasting on cupcakes. His resume does not include a lot of quality competition, at least according to the experts and Stevenson himself. Both men have been trading verbal barbs heading into what looks to be a promising championship showdown. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu One of the biggest and most anticipated championship fights of the year will be taking place on October 26, 2019 when Regis Prograis meets Josh Taylor for the unified junior welterweight title. Neither man has ever lost a professional fight in his career. This fight will take place in Taylor’s own back yard of Greenwich, United Kingdom. To some that means that Prograis must come up with a knockout win and avoid a decision at all costs. To others this puts a considerable amount of pressure on Taylor to come through in front of his countrymen. All told this is one fight that has everything for everyone! ... 

  • BookMaker.eu On Friday, October 18, WBC light heavyweight title holder Oleksandr Gvozdyk will take on IBF title holder Artur Beterbiev in Philadelphia in a fight that can be seen on ESPN. Both fighters come in unbeaten, as Gvozdyk is 17-0 with 14 knockouts, while Beterbiev is 14-0, with all 14 of his fights ending in knockout. Gvozdyk won his WBC title last December, knocking out Adonis Stevenson, while Beterbiev won his title in 2017, knocking out Enrico Koelling. Let’s look at the bout and boxing picks. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu On Saturday, October 12, former cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk will be making his heavyweight debut against Tyrone Spong in a fight on DAZN. Usyk is 16-0 in his career with 12 knockouts, while Spong is 14-0 with 13 knockouts. Usyk vs. Spong will take place at Wintrust Arena in Chicago, Illinois and will be featured on DAZN with a start time of 8 p.m. Eastern. Let’s look at the bout and boxing picks. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu On Saturday, October 5, middleweight champion Claressa Shields and former world champion Ivana Habazin will face off in a WBO junior middleweight title fight on Showtime. Shields is 9-0 in her career with two knockouts, while Habazin is 20-3 with 7 knockouts. Shields vs. Habazin will take place at the Dort Federal Event Center in Flint, Michigan and will be featured on Showtime Boxing with a start time of 9 p.m. Eastern. Let’s look at the bout and boxing picks.... 

  • BookMaker.eu On Saturday, October 5, heavily favored Gennady Golovkin will be taking on challenger Sergiy Derevyanchenko in a vacant IBF and IBO middleweight titles fight on DAZN. Dereyanchenko is 13-1 in his career with 10 knockouts, while Golovkin is 39-1-1 with 35 knockouts. Derevyanchenko vs. Golovkin will take place at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York and will be featured on DAZN with a start time of 9 p.m. Eastern. Let’s look at the bout and boxing picks. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu On Saturday, September 28, Errol Spence Jr. and Shawn Porter will face off in a partial unification title fight in the welterweight division. Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr. is 25-0 with 21 knockouts in his career, and he will be putting his IBF welterweight title on the line against Shawn “Showtime” Porter. Porter is 30-2-1 with 17 knockouts in his career, and he is a considerable underdog per the boxing betting odds ahead of this fight. Spence Jr. vs Porter will be the main event on FOX’s Pay-Per... 

  • BookMaker.eu FOX will have one of the best boxing PPV events of 2019 this Saturday, September 28, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Errol Spence Jr. and Shawn Porter will square off in a fight to partially unify the welterweight division in the main event, and the primary undercard will feature a long-awaited super middleweight bout between David Benavidez (21-0, 18 KOs) and Anthony Dirrell (33-1-1, 24 KOs). This fight will be for the WBC super middleweight title. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu On September 21, two veteran super middleweights will face off at the Rabobank Theater in Bakersfield, California. Peter ‘Kid Chocolate’ Quillin will be a sizable favorite on the boxing betting line against Alfredo ‘El Perro’ Angulo. Quillin is 34-1-1 with 23 knockouts to his credit over the course of his career, while Angulo is 25-7 with 21 of his victories coming by knockout. This bout is scheduled to last 12 rounds, but it is likely to be decided before the final bell. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu ESPN Plus will be the place to watch one of the best heavyweight fighters in action on Saturday, September 14, 2019. That’s when Tyson Fury will take his undefeated record of 28-0-1 with 20 knockouts to Sin City to take on Otto Wallin. Wallin is 20-0-1 with 13 knockouts of his own, but he is a massive underdog per the boxing betting odds ahead of this fight. It will be held at T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada just off the Las Vegas Strip. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu Jaime Munguia’s quest to surpass Canelo Alvarez as the greatest boxer in Mexico will continue on Saturday, September 14, when he faces Patrick Allotey at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California. Munguia has established himself as one of the top young boxers in the world at the age of 22, and he is expected to be a sizable favorite per the boxing betting odds when he faces Allotey. This bout will be for the WBO Junior Middleweight Title. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu Among the many accolades showered upon Vasiliy Lomachenko include “the best pound for pound boxer in the world.” He is also known for winning boxing Olympic gold medals for Ukraine in both 2008 and 2012. On August 31 he will be meeting another Olympic gold medal winner in Great Britain’s Luke Campbell. These two southpaws will be meeting at the O2 Arena in Greenwich for the world unification lightweight title. While Lomachenko is going to be the prohibitive favorite based on his marquee man and name brand status Campbell rates more than a puncher’s chance. Indeed, he has the potential to be a live dog fighting in his own backyard. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu Erislandy Lara has never gotten over his loss to Saul Alvarez. On July 12 Lara faced Canelo at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and lost a split decision in the 12-round bout. Lara believes he got the better of Canelo and that he should have won. It was indeed a highly disputed decision. In a conversation with Gennady Golovkin the two shared the frustration of how difficult it is to win a decision against Canelo, especially in Las Vegas. Still Lara wanted another shot at him. However, promoter Oscar De La Hoya insulted Lara and told him to go to the back of the line. Instead he will have to settle for Canelo’s brother Ramon Alvarez. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu Brandon “The Heartbreaker” Figueroa is undefeated for his career and has won his last six bouts in a row by knockout. Most important of all he is the interim World Boxing Association super bantamweight champion. At the age of 22, Figueroa has quickly emerged as one of the top up and coming prospects in any weight class. On August 24, 2019 Figueroa will defend his title against the grizzled 38-year-old veteran Javier Nicholas Chacon. Figueroa will be fighting in front of his hometown fans at the ... 

  • BookMaker.eu Sergey Kovalev may have lost three of his last six fights but he is still the top ranked light heavyweight in the world. That is because Kovalev is coming off a major victory in his last fight against Eleider Alvarez in which he extracted revenge for a previous loss in his fight before in which Eleider won a seventh-round knockout to take away Kovalev’s World Boxing Organization world light heavyweight title. In the rematch Kovalev scored a unanimous decision win to get the belt back. On August ... 

  • BookMaker.eu Vladimir Shishkin may not be a household name in the United States at the present time. But all of that could change on August 23 when Shishkin meets DeAndre Ware in a Showtime Showdown from Main Street, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. Shishkin is one of the top Russian prospects in any weight class. Promoters believe that Shishkin in well on his way to a world championship bout. In Eastern Europe Shishkin is very well known as a phenomenal amateur that is a rapidly emerging professional contender. The ... 

  • BookMaker.eu Emmanuel Navarrete has emerged as one of the top young champions in boxing with plenty of upside. Navarrete has shown a level at dominance at the tender age of 24 that has many boxing fans and gamblers believing he will go down as one of the all-time greats. His back to back wins over former champion Isaac Dogboe are the ultimate proof of his championship bona fides. On August 17 Navarrete will defend his title belt for the second time when he faces lightly regarded challenger Francisco De Vaca.... 

  • BookMaker.eu Michael Conlan is one of the most popular and successful amateur boxers in the history of Ireland and was set to face Russian rival Vladimir Nikitin in Conlan’s hometown of Belfast. But Nikitin had to pull out due to a torn bicep so a fill-in was needed. Normally in such situations a tomato can is called up as the human punching bag substitute but that is not the case this time. As a matter of fact, the man stepping into the ring in place of Nikitin could prove to be a more dangerous and capable opponent. Diego Alberto “El Profeta” Ruiz will face Conlan instead. Ruiz, by all accounts, is a dangerous and bona fide contender that will enhance the entertainment value for boxing fans but perhaps cause more tension for Conlan’s homeland backers in Ireland. ... 

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