Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: Boxing

Parimatch reports record results for Las Vegas MMA match

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Parimatch has revealed that the UFC 229 fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor was the most popular in the sport’s history, with 120,000 customers betting on the outcome. The online operator, and recently-appointed official...

BT Sport adds 20 Premier League football matches to its line up from 2019/20 season

BT Sport has won the rights to a further 20 Premier League football matches in the UK, taking the total to 52, for three years from the start of the 2019/20 season. These games add to the 32 Saturday matches which BT Sport won earlier this year…

Mayweather opens as underdog in McGregor MMA rematch

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The all-time record betting handle on a fight set by Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor last summer could be broken in 2018 as the two showboaters are rumoured to be in developed talks for a rematch - this time under UFC rules. Rumours began when supposedly retired boxer, Floyd “Money” Mayweather, applied for a MMA licence in March - suggesting...

Bookies could face £2m payout from AJ v Parker

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Joseph Parker could cost UK bookmakers £2m this weekend, Ladbrokes has said.   The bookies have revealed Parker is Anthony Joshua's most popular opponent with punters to date, with 66 percent of all bets so far being placed on the New Zealander. Having opened up a 6/1 shot to cause an upset this weekend, Parker's odds have been slashed to just...

Mayweather saves bookmakers a “bloody nose”

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Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather saved bookmakers from the biggest payout in betting history, by cooly defeating the heavily-backed underdog, Conor McGregor.   At least £250m was bet on the fight through UK-listed bookmakers alone - according to affiliate website Bet-Bonuscode - making it the most bet on event outside of the Grand National. In Nevada too, the legal sportsbook handle came second only...

NYX confirms record bets for Mayweather-McGregor

NYX Gaming Group handled record numbers of boxing bets and stakes via its OpenBet platform leading up to and during the Mayweather-McGregor fight on 26 August.   The record yielded an increase of 530 percent in total stakes and 375 percent in total number of bets over the previous record betting fight between Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao in 2015. Eighty-five percent of...

Potential knockdown for Paddy Power after paying out on Mayweather early

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Forever bringing controversy to the world of betting with their early payouts and odd offerings on unorthodox events, Paddy Power has now decided to reward Floyd Mayweather backers three days before he takes on Conor McGregor. Paying out £250,000 yesterday morning (26 August) to Money Mayweather’s devout, an image posted on Twitter by the Irish bookmaker said: “We’ve payed out...

UK bookmakers see boxing betting record broken

The hugely anticipated Mayweather McGregor fight that takes place on 26 August has reportedly smashed the record for amount wagered on a fight says Betfair. The gambling company’s exchange market details that £20m has been bet alone through them already beating the previous total boxing betting record of £8.9m that was set when Mayweather clashed with Manny Pacquiao in 2015. Betfair...