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Lamont Peterson vs. Sergey Lipinets
Two of the top welterweight contenders in the world will face each other in an attempt to get another title bout shot in the future when Lamont Peterson (35-4-1, 17 knockouts) faces Sergey Lipinets (14-1, 10 knockouts) in a 12-round bout from the MGM National Harbor at Oxon Hill, Maryland with coverage on FS1.
When: Sunday, March 24th, 2019
Where: MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill, Maryland
Why: Welterweight Contender Matchup
Welterweight Contender Matchup
Lamont Peterson is a former two weight champion that held the World Boxing Association super and International Boxing Federation light welterweight title belts between 2011 and 2015 while also holding the World Boxing Association welterweight title in 2017. Peterson has a career record of 35-4-1 with a total of 17 career knockout wins for his career. Peterson has suffered two knockout defeats in that span. He is 35 years old.
Peterson is also known as “Havoc” and stands at five feet, nine inches tall with a reach of 72 inches with an orthodox stance. Peterson is a native of Washington, DC where he still resides. In his last bout on January 20, 2019 Peterson was defeated by Errol Spence Jr by RTD in the seventh round of a scheduled 12 round bout that was for the International Boxing Federation world welterweight title. Peterson went down in the fifth round in the championship bout that took place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
Prior to that on February 18, 2017, Peterson defeated David Avanesyan by unanimous decision for the World Boxing Association world welterweight title. The 12 round fight took place at the Cintas Center in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Sergey Lipinets is a past International Boxing Federation light welterweight champion from 2017 through 2018. He is 29 years old and a native of Martuk, Kazakhstan. Lipinets now resides in Beverly Hills, California. He stands at five feet, seven inches tall with a reach of 67 inches and fights from an orthodox stance. Lipinets is currently ranked 24th in the world.
In his last bout on August 4, 2018 Lipinets scored a majority decision win over Erick Bone in a ten round bout that took place at the Nassau County Coliseum in Uniondale, New York.
Lipinets last major bout was on March 10, 2018 when he faced Mike Garcia for the International Boxing Federation world super lightweight title. Garcia scored a 12 round unanimous decision win as Lipinets went down in the seventh round. In his prior fight Lipinets won the International World Boxing Federation world super lightweight title welt in a 12 round unanimous decision win over Akihiro Kondo at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
Lamont Peterson vs. Sergey Lipinets
This is clearly one the most even matchups of the year so far with public opinion basically split. Peterson may be the most public and trusted name but Lipinets has shown championship ability as well. Both fighters will be under intense pressure due a loss being a devastating setback towards their future hopes of a title bout.
Bet Lamont Peterson vs. Sergey Lipinets
Opening Boxing Lines at Bookmaker Sportsbook - Lamont Peterson ( -110 ) Vs. Sergey Lipinets ( -120 ).
The current boxing line has Sergey Lipinets as the boxing favorite at -120, meaning you have to risk $120 to win $100. Lamont Peterson is this fight’s underdog, that has value at -110, meaning that for every $110 bet you will win $100.
Total Rounds Betting
The fight is scheduled for 12 rounds. Check back later for the total rounds betting line. For example, if the total rounds betting line is Over 9.5 Rounds ( -170 ), that means that if you think the fight is going to go to at least 10 rounds for you to win your bet you would need to bet $170 to win $100. The Under 9.5 +Rounds ( +170 ), would mean you would need to risk $100 to win $170.
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