Tomorrow we see the attention of the boxing world turn to Thailand for one of the most notable all-Thai fights in recent memory, as former world champions Srisaket Sor Rungvisai (47-5-1, 41) [ศรีสะเกษ นครหลวงโปรโมชั่น] and Amnat Ruenroeng (20-3, 6) [อำนาจ รื่นเริง] face off in the Work Point Studio in Bang Phun.
Despite the bout being a much anticipated one, so much so that it will be shown in Latin America as part of the ESPN Knock0ut series and in the UK, by Matchroom Sport, the actual contest is seen as a bit of a mismatch.
The UK have Srisaket priced as a 1/12 favourite to win the contest and move towards another world title bout. The 2-time WBC Super Flyweight champion has made it clear he's wanting to become a 3-time world champion and this bout should help him shake some ring rust ahead of another big fight in the near future.
Amnat, who turns 41 in December, is a huge 9/1 to score the upset and revive his career. The veteran has struggled since losing the IBF Flyweight title to John Riel Casimero in 2016 and has lost 2 of his last 4 pro bouts, as well as losing in a kick boxing bout to Teshin Nasukawa and an amateur boxing bout, at the 2016 Olympics.
The draw is available at 28/1, though is more widely available at 22/1.
Not only is Srisaket expected to win but he's actually expected to stop the Thai, with odds of 2/5 for Srisaket to score the stoppage and end the bout inside the distance. The former Super Flyweight champion is 5/2 to take a decision. As for Amnat backers he's 14/1 to take a decision and a huge 22/1 to score a stoppage.
Given the odds on a stoppage it's worth noting the bout is 1/3 to not go the distance and 2/1 to go to the final bell.
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