A pair of brothers take the ring in double-header action September 26th when Jermall Charlo, 30-0 (22 KOs), (-130) puts his undefeated record and WBC 160-pound belt on the line vs. Sergiy Derevyanchenko, 13-2 (10 KOs) (-110). In the second bout of the night, Jermell Charlo, 33-1 (17 KOs), (-380) comes in as a heavy favorite vs. Jeison Rosario, 20-1-1 (14 KOs), (+315). Loot gives free fight predictions for both!
Jeff Horn takes on unbeaten up-and-comer Tim Tszyu in a big super welterweight showdown Down Under on August 26. Loot thinks the fight will go the distance. Can you? It takes place in the middle of the middle of the night! Get his Horn/Tszyu picks before calling your bookie!
In what quite possibly may be the funkiest sporting event of the decade, 54 year old Mike Tyson will fight 51 year old Roy Jones Jr. on September 12th in Carson, California. Will this be an actual sporting event or a reality show? “Iron Mike” hasn’t been in the ring in over 15 years. Roy Jones Jr. has fought almost two dozen bouts since then. Get Loot’s full take on this exciting event before placing your bets!
Beer, fireworks and fights! What more could one ask for on the 4th of July this year? Top heavyweight contender Dillian Whyte (27-1, 18 KOs) looks to use this bout as a stepping stone to the big-time by beating 40 year old Alexander Povetkin (35-2-1, 24 KOs), who is nine years his senior. Whyte comes into the fight as a heavy favorite with betting odds at -400 and for good reason.
The WBO Super Featherweight title is on the line June 13th in Belfast, Ireland, as Carl Frampton (27-2, 15 KOs) looks to exercise his home ring advantage over American Jamel Herring (21-2, 10 KOs). At time of print in April, this fight’s betting odds are listed as a pick’em (-115).