Posted by GameSetMatch on 15th February 2013
Adrien “The Problem” Broner returns to action February 16th in Atlantic City, New Jersey to take on British and European Union lightweight champion Gavin Rees. The will be his first defense of his WBC lightweight title. Adrien Broner comes in as a favorite with 1/33 odds in this title affair. Broner’s record stands at 25-0 (21 KO’s) with five straight knockouts in his last five fights. Coming in as a 1/8 favorite to win by KO, TKO or disqualification only solidifies Broner’s dominance as one of the top lightweights in the world. Adrien has won by knockout in rounds eight, five, four, three and one his last five fights. In this upcoming fight, rounds four, five and eight are at 8/1 for Broner to finish Rees. While round one has bookmakers at 12/1 and round three at 9/1. Some view him as the next Floyd Mayweather Jr. but he still has a lot to prove. When he steps up his quality of opponents and makes it on to the top ten pound for pound list, then people will start considering him a world-class fighter.
Most view this title fight as “The Problem” show. His opponent Gavin Rees is not giving much credit, the bookmakers that have him at a 12/1. With a record of 37-1-1 (18 KO’s) it seems that Rees does not possess the same power as Broner. In Rees’s last five fights he has three knockouts, one unanimous decision and one technical draw. Betting line for Rees to win by knockout is 20/1, decision is 28/1 and draw comes in at 40/1. Rees has a lot of work ahead of him and including a reach and height disadvantage against Broner. The predictability of the title fight is totally unknown which will make it hard for sports bettors to decide on who to place their cash. Nowadays it isn’t actually too hard to do research before placing a bet thanks to the prevalence of the internet within our society. Online bookmakers and casinos alike have really made the most of the internet and particularly smartphones which allow you to place a bet wherever you are. Sites like www.iPhonecasino.ca offer a range of games that is similar to that of any land-based casino and they also offer sports-themed slots games with a fun twist – check out the boxing themed “Foighting Fish” to see what we mean. If you aren’t a fan of the slots then you can have fun playing roulette, poker and many more of these games that are won more by skill than luck. Online casinos create a fun atmosphere where you have the choice of choosing games that favor you and your odds and could sometimes be a safer bet given the unpredictability of boxing. Just take a look at the fight between Mike Tyson and Buster Douglas. As a huge underdog Douglas knocked out favorite Mike Tyson in the 8th round in one of the biggest upsets of all time.