Betting on Carl Froch vs. Mikkel Kessler Rematch:
We've been waiting months to see the highly anticipated rematch between the Dane Mikkel Kessler and the Brit Carl Froch, who last fought back in 2010 as part of the Super Six Tournament. Then, Kessler won fairly comfortably, although Froch and his team disputed the decision. Since that time, a lot has changed in the careers of each man, and even with that previous win, Kessler is not coming into the rematch as the betting favorite.
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Keep in mind that the betting odds are always shifting right up until the fight. However, right now, Froch is rated as the favorite in the fight, going off at about -240, while Kessler is being given odds of about +190. Of course these are not exactly long odds either, suggesting that plenty will be gambling on the Dane to come out on top again. For boxing fans and betting fans there are a lot of issues at stake in this match, from patriotic support for Froch to the awareness that...