The most interesting of the world title fights on New Year's Eve comes from Osaka where WBA Flyweight champion Kazuto Ioka (18-1, 10) defends his title against Argentinian fighter Juan Carlos Reveco (36-2, 19). The bout, a rematch of a contest from earlier this ear, is set to be part of the TBS card is likely to be very competitive, much like their first bout.
The betting for the bout shows the contest to be a very competitive one with British book makers Paddy Power making Ioka a 4/6 favourite whilst Reveco is 6/5. For those thinking the draw is on the odds on that are 18/1, giving the outcome a genuine chance.
Whilst the bout is certainly tasty in regards to the betting things are even more intriguing when it comes to method of victory.
The favoured outcome is Ioka by decision at 7/5 though a Reveco decision win is 11/4, showing the competitiveness of the bout. Ioka by stoppage is 3/1 whilst Reveco is 10/3 to score a stoppage. Given that all 4 results are given genuinely interesting odds we wouldn't be shocked to see a lot of money on this market and it may well turn out to be the most well matched bouts for the end-of-year run in.
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