Found December 14, 2012 on
Pro Boxing Fans:
Exactly one month ago today, we highlighted several boxing betting underdogs in big fights, and told you about the sports betting odds for them and why you may want to side with the underdog. The three underdogs were Juan Manuel Marquez against Manny Pacquiao, Austin Trout against Miguel Cotto, and Vyacheslav Senchenko against Ricky Hatton. Well, guess what? All three of those guys won their respective fights, and if you had put wagers on each of them, you'd be sitting pretty right now.
Credit: Chris Farina - Top Rank
Let's take a look at a few numbers which would show where you'd be today if you bet on those three fighters, starting with $100 and continue wagering with your winnings from each fight.
So, Hatton vs. Senchenko was first, and Senchenko was a +275 underdog. If you had bet $100 on him, you'd win $275, and end up with $375.
Now you would have had $375 to bet on Austin Trout defeating Miguel Cotto, at +215. You would win (for the sake of round numbers) ab...
BEST OF MAXIM
GET THE PICTURE?
A Getty photographer claims that members of Manny Pacquaio's entourage attacked him as he tried to take photos of the boxer as he lay unconscious after being knocked cold by Juan Manuel Marquez.
Manny Pacquiao’s adviser and assistant trainer goes after a Getty Images photographer. Apparently, the two did not want the photographer snapping up photos of the boxer as he laid face-first on the canvas after being knocked out. The photographer just wants an apology.
Photo courtesy of Y! Sports
Manny Pacquiao's wife was among those stunned by the huge right-handed punch that Juan Manual Marquez sent into Pacquiao's face last Saturday night, knocking out the Filipino champ and giving Marquez the victory.
Pacquiao's wife, Jinkee, was reportedly restrained after seeing Pacquiao go down, screaming and crying as he remained motionless for a couple of minutes. It...
HANG 'EM UP
Manny Pacquiao's wife is among the people who hope her husband retires following his brutal knockout loss to Juan Manuel Marquez.
Jinkee Pacquiao, wife of Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao, wants her husband to hang up the gloves.This coming after Pacquiao suffered an upset defeat at the hands of Juan Manuel Marquez last Saturday by way of knockout. His wife was noticeably distraught immediately following the match as she watched her significant other lay motionless in the ring after receiving a decisive right...
According to Yahoo Sports, Getty Images photographer Al Bello was taking pictures of Manny Pacquiao knocked out after Juan Manuel Marquez landed a huge punch in the 6th round of their fight over the weekend.
Bello said Pacquiao adviser Michael Koncz and assistant
trainer Buboy Fernandez were punching and kicking at Bello as he was
trying to photograph Pacquiao, who was face...
In response to Juan Manuel Marquez rendering Manny Pacquiao unconscious with a spectacular overhand right in the sixth round on Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Floyd Mayweather Jr. rightfully questioned if the Filipino is truly dedicated … Continue reading →
Manny Pacquiao was hit so hard by a devastating knockout punch from Juan Manuel Marquez last weekend that he will be taking extra health precautions before resuming his boxing career.
The Nevada State Athletic Commission suspended Pacquiao for 120 days so that he can heal, and they told him to avoid any contact and physical activity for the first 90 days.
Pacquiao’s initial plan...
Manny Pacquiao?s wife, Jinkee, was reportedly restrained after
seeing Pacquiao go down, screaming and crying as he remained
motionless for a couple of minutes. It?s a sight she never wants to
Juan Miguel Marquez may have gotten the better of Manny Pacquiao Saturday, but apparently that wasn’t the only punching going on in the ring.
As we all know by now, Marquez knocked out Pacquiao cold at the MGM Grand, taking out the Filipino with a mean right hook that had him dazed and on the ground for well over a minute. Unsurprisingly, as Pacquiao fell and as he lay motionless...
Former two-weight world champion Bernard Hopkins has advised boxing legend Manny Pacquiao to take a yearlong break after absorbing a “career ending” overhand right from Juan Manuel Marquez that rendered the Filipino unconscious in the sixth round last weekend at … Continue reading →