In a few hours time we'll see WBC Super Flyweight champion Roman Gonzalez (46-0, 38) defending his title against former champion Srisaket Sor Rungvisai (41-4-1, 38) [ศรีสะเกษ นครหลวงโปรโมชั่น]. Unsurprisingly there is a lot of betting markets available on this bout, some of which are very tasty.
Regarded by many as the pound-for-pound best fighter on the planet there should be little surprise to see that Gonzalez is the favourite, best priced at 1/11, though bookies have him as poor priced as 1/100! Of course there will be no real profit to be had at 1/11 but Gonzalez backers may be more interested in the "Method of Victory" market, with Gonzalez priced at 4/7 to win by stoppage and 21/10 to win by decision.
As for Srisaket he can be backed at 13/1 to win out right, with most bookies pricing him around 7/1 or 8/1, showing that there is value there for those picking the upset. For Srisaket the odds on a stoppage are 14/1 whilst he's 33/1 to claim a decision. Although we know very few are picking the Thai it most be said that Srisaket by stoppage is very nice priced for those looking for for a value bet here.
As for the draw that has been priced at 35/1.
An interesting market for this bout is the "Will the fight go the distance?" market. The bout is best priced at 2/1 to go the scheduled 12 round whilst it's 5/11 to not go the distance. Given that the two men rarely go the distance and have styles that should make for a fire fight, it's really hard to see how this one go the 12 rounds.
Does Srisaket Sor Rungivsai have a chance against Roman Gonzalez?
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