Manny Pacquiao takes on Keith Thurman with the WBA Welterweight Title up for grabs in Las Vegas on July 20. For the 40-year old Pacquiao, this gives him a chance to rejoin the welterweight elite, while Thurman has a chance to add a legend to his resume and show he is back and ready to take over. In a welterweight division that is packed with talent and any number of lucrative opportunities, this stands as a crucial bout. Sportsbooks have Manny at+130 and our LL tells us why this dog is barking!
This fights features two European-based big men fighting in America, both making their first Vegas appearances. Fury is the A-side of this fight; the linear heavyweight champion who many feel deserved the win against Deontay Wilder in his last fight. It was a draw and now Fury looks for a quick win before diving back into the deep end of the pool. At 50-1 at boxing bookmakers, is fury worth a look?
Heavyweights take center stage in London on July 20, as top contender Dillian Whyte battles unbeaten up-and-comer Oscar Rivas in an important bout between big men. The sportsbooks have made Whyte a large -700 to win the fight, so the key question is does Rivas have any chance? Fight expert Loot Levinson breaks down each fighters strengths and weaknesses and shares what he is betting.
Anthony Joshua defends his World Heavyweight Title belts against Andy Ruiz, Jr. on June 1 at Madison Square Garden. This bout was somewhat hastily thrown together, with original challenger Jarrell Miller popping positive for PEDs. Normally, that would result in a depreciated replacement, but Ruiz, Jr. might actually be a more-dangerous proposition for Joshua. Loot takes a close look at the underdog price and makes his value boxing pick!
Deotay Wilder will defend his belt against challenger Dominic Breazeale in the WBC Heavyweight title fight on May 18th at the Barclays Center, Brooklyn in New York. Our resident fight expert Loot Levinson lays out each fighters strength and weaknesses and gives out his pick to win and a suggested bet on the distance.