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  • 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. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu Defending World Boxing Association world light heavyweight champion Marcus Browne will have a homecoming of sorts when he faces former World Boxing Council, International Boxing Organization, and Ring Magazine light heavyweight champion Jean Pascal at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Browne is a native of neighboring New York City and will be defending his title belt in his own back yard. Certainly Browne is at the peak of his career as a champion hungry for more and to get it in front of family and friends in Brooklyn. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu Gervonta “Tank” Davis has emerged as one of the most dominant champions of any division with 20 knockouts out of his 21 career wins. The Baltimore native will be fighting in front of his hometown fans on July 27 when he faces aspiring challenger Ricardo Nunez, who will be making his first ever appearance in a world championship bout. Davis will be a prohibitive favorite based on his name brand marquee, proven track record of championships, and successful title defenses. Nunez has spoken of how this fight will be a knockout one way or the other. In a sense he is right as both fighters have near perfect knockout rates. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu Fans and gamblers would be hard pressed to find a more eagerly anticipated fight than the upcoming super lightweight unification matchup of Jose Carlos Ramirez and Maurice Hooker set for July 27 from Arlington, Texas. It is a matchup of two champions that are each undefeated for their professional careers. Ramirez is the WBC champion that has successfully defended his title on two occasions. The same can be said for Hooker, who has posted two title defense wins in his own right since winning the WBO title belt. Hooker is a native and current resident of nearby Dallas and will be fighting in his home town for the first time in his career. While Ramirez opened as the slight betting favorite Hooker is the higher ranked man in the matchup. All told this one should attract plenty of betting action on both sides! ... 

  • BookMaker.eu It would be difficult to conceive of a boxer that carries more fame and respect than Manny “Pac Man” Pacquiao. Consider that Pacquiao has a litany of accomplishments that include awards such as Boxer of the Decade, the top ranking for pound for pound boxer in the world, and the distinction of being the only eight division champion in the history of boxing. Yet Pacquiao may be facing the biggest challenge of his career since his epic unanimous decision loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr on May 2, 2015. On July 20, Pacquiao will face World Boxing Association World Welterweight champion Keith Thurman, who has never lost a fight in his professional career. The MGM Grand in Las Vegas will be hosting this highly anticipated fight. Incredibly enough, Pacquiao is the slight favorite to take away Thurman’s belt. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu There is a good amount of familiarity between World Boxing Council junior featherweight champion Rey Vargas and challenger Tomoki Kameda. These two tangled as amateurs down in Mexico in which Vargas emerged as the winner in a hotly contested fight. Kameda has voiced dreams of revenge and the satisfaction of winning the title belt that would come with an upset over Vargas. Kameda is celebrated for his explosiveness while Vargas is respected for his toughness, tenacity, and versatility. Vargas will also own a considerable edge in height and reach for this fight. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu Shakur Stevenson is a native of Newark, New Jersey and is getting ready for his first career fight in that city. Originally, he was supped to face Hairon Socarras but Socarras had to withdraw due to injury. In his place is a knockout artist by the name of Franklin Manzanillo, who is in fact ranked higher than Stevenson by some bodies. However, Stevenson is the top World Boxing Organization contender and is celebrated as a United States Olympic boxing hero from 2016 when he was touted as one of the top pro prospects in the sport. Stevenson is one of the fastest rising featherweight contenders in recent memory. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu Richard Commey is the defending International Boxing Federation world lightweight champion but it did not start off that way. On September 9, 2016 Commey lost the IBF championship in a split decision to Robert Easter Jr. Many boxers would have become discouraged but Commey instead used it as rocket fuel for a championship run. He has won his last four fights since that defeat and is coming off a win over Isa Chaniev for the IBF world lightweight title. Now he will face one of the toughest veterans in any division in his first title defense bout. Raymundo Beltran is a battle tested legend that will give Commey a supreme challenge and big-name opponent on June 28. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu Providence native and defending World Boxing Organization world middleweight champion Demetrius Andrade has a body of work that is the envy of the boxing world. He is an undefeated champion of multiple divisions, a legendary amateur and 2008 US Olympian that has successfully defended championships on two previous occasions. Yet with all of that success he has never fought in his hometown. That will change on June 29 when he faces challenger Maciej Sulecki at the Dunkin Donuts Center with DAZN providing all of the coverage. Not only is Sulecki challenging for the title but he claims to be unimpressed with Andrade and his body of work. The Polish native is swaggering into Providence with confidence and gusto. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu In 2015 when Brandon Adams was defeated by John Thompson for the interim NABA super welterweight and vacant World Boxing Organization intercontinental super welterweight titles he decided he needed a break from boxing. The second-round technical knockout was far more than just a loss at Omega Products International in Corona. The was the climactic moment of the most horrible personal experience of his career. Adams was falsely accused of doping by a defeated opponent. That meant being drug tested based on a lie so that he could clear the Boxing Commission. Adams had to lose 12 pounds in two days for the fight. After using sweat creams and sauna suits combined with running, he did make weight. And it was all for nothing as he had no remaining strength for the match against Thompson. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu One of the greatest and most memorable upsets in recent boxing history took place last February 9 when Andrew Cancio knocked out Alberto Machado in the fourth round for the World Boxing Association super featherweight title. It did not take promoters long to realize that a rematch would be a big draw and it was quickly arranged as Machado had the contractual right to one. Andrew Cancio vs. Alberto Machado II will take place at the exact same venue as the first bout. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California will host what will be one of the hottest tickets in the country. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu From the moment that Jermell Charlo went down to defeat in a 12 round unanimous decision to Tony Harrison for the World Boxing Council world super welterweight title he focused on a rematch. And in fact, a rematch was quickly arranged, much to the delight of fight fans everywhere. But Harrison had to back out due to an injured ankle and will not even be able to train for 10 weeks. Filling the void will be the potentially dangerous Jorge Cota, who packs a powerful punch to go with plenty of ambition. For Charlo the comeback trail to another title shot begins with this matchup. For Cota it’s the chance to prove he can fight at a championship level. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu Yuniel Dorticos is on the comeback trail. The former World Boxing Association world cruiserweight champion is looking to get his title belt back after losing it to Murat Gassiev in a 12 round technical knockout loss in which he went down twice in the final round. Dorticos, currently ranked sixth in the world, will be facing 12th ranked Andrew Tabiti for the International Boxing Federation interim cruiserweight title which is also part of the World Boxing Super Series semifinals. This is part of ... 

  • BookMaker.eu Krzysztof Glowacki is a past World Boxing Organization world cruiserweight champion from 2015-2016 that currently holds that interim title. Yet he will enter his June 15 bout against Maris Briedis as the underdog. Briedis is also the higher ranked of the two for this DAZN championship showdown which is for the World Boxing Organization world cruiserweight title on June 8 from Arena Riga, Riga. This bout is part of the Super Series and is a semi final fight.... 

  • BookMaker.eu Following his epic majority decision loss to Saul Alvarez for the world unification world middleweight title last September 15 Gennady Golovkin did a lot of soul searching. First, he made the business decision to sign on with DAZN in a mega multimillion-dollar deal that will set him and his family up for life. Second, in a more painful decision, he cut ties with his long-time trainer Abel Sanchez. It was a bitter end for Sanchez, who had developed Golovkin into a dominant champion. As for Golovkin he is looking forward to changing his style and adapting to new ways after the first loss of his career. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu Jason Sanchez may as well be on a milk carton as far as gamblers and most boxing fans are concerned. But all of that can change on June 8 in Reno, Nevada when he faces long odds and defending champion Oscar Valdez for the World Boxing Organization world featherweight championship at the Reno Sparks Convention Center. Sanchez will enter the fight ranked 129th in the world compared to the defending champion Oscar Valdez, who is currently ranked fourth in the world. ... 

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