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What Are Odds For Valdez-Stevenson Taylor-Serrano Battles?

What Are Odds For Valdez-Stevenson Taylor-Serrano Battles?

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What Are Odds For Valdez-Stevenson Taylor-Serrano Battles?

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What Are Odds For Valdez-Stevenson Taylor-Serrano Battles?

Coming up tonight in both Las Vegas and historic Madison Square Garden, there are two prominent fight cards from Top Rank Boxing  and Matchroom boxing that we’ll both be very intriguing.  And as always, there’s a “short term investment” angle or two to go over. We dub it: what are the odds???

First, the Top Rank main event from the MGM Grand Garden Arena is a battle for the unified kunior lightweight world championship between WBC champion Oscar Valdez and WBO titleholder Shakur Stevenson. Heading into tonight’s fight, Stevenson remains a prominent 8-1 favorite to score the victory and capture his second world title at 130 lb.

Meanwhile, the fellow unbeaten Valdez is +500 to pull the upset and get arguably the biggest win of his career. The current Bet US line for the over under on the number of rounds is 10 1/2 for the main event that should happen somewhere around midnight Eastern Time.

In the co-feature fight former US Olympic silver medallist Keyshawn Davis is an overwhelming 50-1 favorite against lightly regarded Esteban Sanchez. The more attractive prop bet is Davis to try to win by KO in the scheduled eight round bout, where he is – 600.

While those two fights are taking place in the desert, all the way back east in New York City the Matchroom main event has arguably the most significant and lucrative women’s bout ever. This, as unbeaten undisputed lightweight champion Katie Taylor defends her titles for the 6th time against highly-decorated, seven-time world champion, Amanda Serrano.

Going into Saturday night on the Bet US line Serrano remains a slight – 160 favorite to get the victory in the scheduled 10-round bout while Taylor is a narrow + 130 underdog from the BET us odds makers. What may be more attractive wagers are the over-under at 8  1/2 rounds with Serrano regarded as the bigger puncher between the two. Serrano is also + 325 to end about by KO or stoppage.

Hear our Full Preview of both main event bouts on the latest “Big Fight Weekend Preview” podcast, as Dan Rafael joins me live from the Valdez-Stevenson bout in Vegas. Click below:

Maybe the most intriguing wager for this Saturday night will belong to the two promoters of Taylor and Serrano. Eddie Hearn of Matchroom, who put together the sold out show at the MSG main arena and Jake Paul, who handles Serrano for his Most Valuable Promotions. At Thursday’s final presser, the YouTube and social media star wagered Hearn a million dollars on Serrano to get the victory over Taylor and Hearn somewhat hesitantly accepted.

Paul went on to say that he will donate that million to Serrano’s purse, which seemed to surprise the Puerto Rican born New Yorker about her maybe walking away with the biggest payday of any women’s fighter ever.

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A veteran broadcaster of over 25 years, T.J. has been a fight fan longer than that! He’s the host of the “Big Fight Weekend” podcast and will go “toe to toe” with anyone who thinks that Marvin Hagler beat Sugar Ray Leonard or that Tyson, Lennox Lewis or Deontay Wilder could have beaten Ali!

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