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Beterbiev vs. Smith Jr.

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03.20.2022 | 12:38 AM ET

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Beterbiev vs. Smith Jr.
  • Saturday 06.18.2022 at 10:00 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: ESPN | Prelims: ESPN+
  • Promotion: Top Rank
  • Ownership: Top Rank, Inc.
  • Co-Promoter: Star Boxing
  • Venue: Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden
  • Location: New York, New York, United States
  • Enclosure: Ring
  • TV Announcers: Joe Tessitore, Timothy Bradley, Andre Ward
  • Ring Announcer: Mark Shunock
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Bernardo Osuna
  • TV Ratings: 912000
  • Matchmaker: Brad Goodman
  • Boxing Bouts: 8
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Bout   Info
(Boxing)   Artur Beterbiev  defeats  Joe Smith Jr. via KO/TKO, Uppercut   2:19 Round 2 of 12, 5:19 Total Bout Page
(Boxing)   Robeisy Ramirez  defeats  Abraham Nova via KO/TKO, Straight Left   2:20 Round 5/10, 14:20 Total Bout Page
(Boxing)   Wendy Toussaint  defeats  Asinia Byfield via Decision, Unanimous   8 Rounds, 24:00 Total Bout Page
(Boxing)   Jahyae Brown  defeats  Keane McMahon via Decision, Unanimous   6 Rounds, 18:00 Total Bout Page
(Boxing)   Bruce Carrington  defeats  Adrian Leyva via KO/TKO, Corner Stoppage   0:01 Round 6 of 6, 15:01 Total Bout Page
(Boxing)   Jahi Tucker  defeats  D'Andre Smith via KO/TKO   2:27 Round 4 of 6, 11:27 Total Bout Page
(Boxing)   Troy Isley  defeats  Donte Stubbs via KO/TKO, Overhand Right   0:38 Round 6 of 6, 15:38 Total Bout Page
(Boxing)   Floyd Diaz  defeats  Daniil Platonovschii via Decision, Unanimous   6 Rounds, 18:00 Total Bout Page

Responses

2022.03.20 12:39 AM ET

bout announced

Artur Beterbiev vs. Joe Smith Jr.
2022.05.04 9:39 PM ET

bout announced

Abraham Nova vs. Robeisy Ramirez
2022.06.05 6:53 PM ET

bout announced

Wendy Toussaint vs. Asinia Byfield
2022.06.05 6:54 PM ET

bout announced

Jahyae Brown vs. Keane McMahon
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06.06.2022 | 8:49 PM ET

Predictions: 8 of 8 Winners, 4 Perfect, 555 Points   |   1st Place



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06.07.2022 | 7:09 AM ET

Prediction Comments

Predictions: 7 of 8 Winners, 2 Perfect, 430 Points   |   Tied for 102nd

Beterbiev vs. Smith Jr.
Artur Beterbiev, TKO, R9
I think Beterbieveryone

2022.06.13 8:16 PM ET

bout announced

Bruce Carrington vs. Adrian Leyva
2022.06.13 8:17 PM ET

bout announced

D'Andre Smith vs. Jahi Tucker
2022.06.13 8:18 PM ET

bout announced

Troy Isley vs. Donte Stubbs
2022.06.13 8:18 PM ET

bout announced

Daniil Platonovschii vs. Floyd Diaz
2022.06.13 8:19 PM ET

bout announced

Kieran Molloy vs. Jonathan Burrs II
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06.14.2022 | 9:00 AM ET

Prediction Comments

Predictions: 6 of 8 Winners, 3 Perfect, 400 Points   |   138th Place

Beterbiev vs. Smith Jr.
Artur Beterbiev, TKO, R2
Beterbiev the 🐐 no cap

Nova vs. Ramirez
Abraham Nova, DEC
That’s an interesting beard

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06.14.2022 | 1:17 PM ET

Blood, Sweat and Tears: Beterbiev vs Smith Jr | Part 2

As @Mikey1903 hast already posted the first part, I post the second:




Did I mention that I just love all this fight-camp- or beyond-the-ring-dokus?

One of the only things boxing still is ahead of UFC/MMA.
If UFC-Fightpass starts offering fight-camp- or beyond-the-ring-dokus in the e.g. Top-Rank-quality, oh boy, boxing business' problems will intensify deeply. 

* Edited at 06.14.2022, 1:24 PM ET *

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06.15.2022 | 3:12 AM ET

Nova at those odds is definitely a bet

Robeisy has the best win of the two in Orlando Gonzalez. But I feel like Nova is really live at those odds + more experience.
Heinrich2
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06.15.2022 | 3:33 AM ET

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* Edited at 06.15.2022, 7:16 AM ET *

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06.15.2022 | 2:44 PM ET

Prediction Comments

Predictions: 7 of 8 Winners, 3 Perfect, 470 Points   |   Tied for 41st with 22 others

Beterbiev vs. Smith Jr.
Artur Beterbiev, TKO, R8
I like Smith but Artur is a beast probrably gets another ko

Mikey1903
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06.16.2022 | 5:39 PM ET

Union Joe

Predictions: 8 of 8 Winners, 4 Perfect, 555 Points   |   1st Place

The Union guys must be throwing a lot of cash on Joe Smith because his price has shrunk from +600 to +450 in the last day.

I actually see a scenario where Joe knocks out Beterbiev early, just look up the Beterbiev Callum Johnson fight and that's what I think could happen.
Emphasis on the COULD tho! I ultimately think Beterbiev wins but I definitely think Smith will come to fight and put it all on the line.
Maybe worth a little cheeky 5er on Smith by KO at +900

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2022.06.17 8:57 PM ET

weigh-in result

Daniil Platonovschii: 122.0 lbs (55.3 kgs)
2022.06.17 8:57 PM ET

weigh-in result

Floyd Diaz: 121.5 lbs (55.1 kgs)
2022.06.17 8:58 PM ET

weigh-in result

Jahyae Brown: 153.3 lbs (69.5 kgs)
2022.06.17 8:58 PM ET

weigh-in result

Keane McMahon: 152.5 lbs (69.2 kgs)
2022.06.17 8:58 PM ET

weigh-in result

Troy Isley: 158.5 lbs (71.9 kgs)
2022.06.17 8:58 PM ET

weigh-in result

Donte Stubbs: 161.5 lbs (73.3 kgs)
2022.06.17 8:59 PM ET

weigh-in result

D'Andre Smith: 147.5 lbs (66.9 kgs)
2022.06.17 8:59 PM ET

weigh-in result

Jahi Tucker: 147.8 lbs (67.0 kgs)
2022.06.17 8:59 PM ET

weigh-in result

Wendy Toussaint: 152.3 lbs (69.1 kgs)
2022.06.17 8:59 PM ET

weigh-in result

Asinia Byfield: 152.8 lbs (69.3 kgs)
2022.06.17 9:02 PM ET

weigh-in result

Bruce Carrington: 127.3 lbs (57.7 kgs)
2022.06.17 9:02 PM ET

weigh-in result

Adrian Leyva: 127.3 lbs (57.7 kgs)
2022.06.17 9:06 PM ET

weigh-in result

Abraham Nova: 125.4 lbs (56.9 kgs)
2022.06.17 9:06 PM ET

weigh-in result

Robeisy Ramirez: 125.8 lbs (57.1 kgs)
2022.06.17 9:07 PM ET

weigh-in result

Artur Beterbiev: 175.0 lbs (79.4 kgs)
2022.06.17 9:07 PM ET

weigh-in result

Joe Smith Jr.: 174.6 lbs (79.2 kgs)
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06.18.2022 | 1:49 AM ET

Prediction Comments

Predictions: 7 of 8 Winners, 2 Perfect, 430 Points   |   Tied for 102nd

Nova vs. Ramirez
Robeisy Ramirez, DEC
This fight is way closer than Tapology is making it out to be.

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06.18.2022 | 2:29 AM ET

Prediction Comments

Predictions: 8 of 8 Winners, 3 Perfect, 505 Points   |   Tied for 9th with 4 others

Beterbiev vs. Smith Jr.
Artur Beterbiev, TKO, R8
Beterbiev is a monster when he unified the WBC/IBF championships took the undefeated Gvozdyk (trained by Anatoly Lomachenko and Oleksander Usyk's sparring partner) and even ended his career (Gvozdyk practically put Adonis Stevenson in a coma when he won the WBC Belt). Smith Jr. has heart and has done great things in the past like when he knocked out Andrzej Fonfara, but I honestly think Beterbiev will win by KO.

Nova vs. Ramirez
Robeisy Ramirez, DEC
Ramirez is an Olympic gold medalist, more than 100 wins in the amateurs, he had a bad professional debut (perhaps the stage fright affected him) but then he managed to overcome widely in the rematch. Nova has KO power, but I believe that Ramirez, who is a southpaw, will impose his Cuban school boxing. Robeisy beat Shakur Stevenson in the Olympics final (By Split Decision) and Top Rank was interested in a potential pro box rematch. The truth is I don't have much faith in Nova's chances, last week I practically saw the massacre of the current future of Puerto Rican boxing: Caraballo chinned, Vargas Jr. suffered a terrible defeat (where there was a terrible referee job) and Berlanga proved to be no more than an average boxer in his weight class. Nova may be able to step up (if he beats Ramirez), but I think Ramirez will win.

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06.18.2022 | 4:08 AM ET

Predictions: 5 of 8 Winners, 1 Perfect, 305 Points   |   Tied for 162nd

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06.18.2022 | 10:33 AM ET

Prediction Comments

Predictions: 1 of 1 Winners, 0 Perfect, 65 Points   |   Tied for 222nd

Beterbiev vs. Smith Jr.
Artur Beterbiev, TKO, R5
Russian Power!

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06.18.2022 | 10:50 AM ET

Prediction Comments

Predictions: 7 of 8 Winners, 2 Perfect, 430 Points   |   Tied for 102nd

Nova vs. Ramirez
Abraham Nova, DEC
I could be crazy. But Nova being a +350 underdog seems wild.

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2022.06.18 12:50 PM ET

bout status update

Molloy vs. Burrs II Changed from Confirmed to Cancelled
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06.18.2022 | 1:58 PM ET

Prediction Comments

Predictions: 8 of 8 Winners, 2 Perfect, 495 Points   |   Tied for 16th with 11 others

Beterbiev vs. Smith Jr.
Artur Beterbiev, TKO, R6
Boxing (or any other sport) is not a game of math, but if Smith didn't beat Vlasov -imo, at least- I don't think he has more than a slight puncher's chance at beating Beterbiev, who's better, stronger and more skilled. Think Beterbiev will progressively find more holes in his defence and finish him off with a great KO like he did against Gvozdyk.

Nova vs. Ramirez
Robeisy Ramirez, DEC
Nova is a tough test but Robeisy is better and he tends to have some lapses in his guard when throwing or waiting for openings, so I'm going with the Cuban.

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06.18.2022 | 4:57 PM ET

Prediction Comments

Predictions: 6 of 8 Winners, 1 Perfect, 370 Points   |   Tied for 148th

Nova vs. Ramirez
Abraham Nova, DEC
Blonde beard for the win

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06.18.2022 | 5:15 PM ET

Fabulous New Predictions

Predictions: 7 of 7 Winners, 2 Perfect, 400 Points   |   137th Place

Beterbiev vs. Smith Jr.
I finger Artur Beterbiev at -700. He has a vicious full guard. Beterbiev will handle the victory.

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06.18.2022 | 6:15 PM ET

Casual New Predictions

Predictions: 7 of 7 Winners, 2 Perfect, 400 Points   |   137th Place

Isley vs. Stubbs
I crave Troy Isley at -4000. He has a ruthless fallaway moonsault slam. Isley ought to tackle the victory.

Smith vs. Tucker
I favor Jahi Tucker at -2000. He has a priceless demeanor. Tucker shall violate the canvas. Die daumen drücken!

Carrington vs. Leyva
I go with Bruce Carrington at -3333. He has a maniacal oshi-dashi and an advanced double leg. Carrington will flaunt the ring announcer.

Brown vs. McMahon
I am all over Jahyae Brown at -2500. He has a homemade hammerfist. Brown ought to block the dissentient. Guaranteed!

Toussaint vs. Byfield
I select Wendy Toussaint at -900. He has an eccentric sleeper slam. Toussaint is about to ignite the dark horse.

Nova vs. Ramirez
I want Robeisy Ramirez at -500. He has an oppulent counter left. Ramirez shall tweak the foe. Winter is coming!

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06.18.2022 | 7:16 PM ET

Predictions: 6 of 8 Winners, 1 Perfect, 370 Points   |   Tied for 148th

Jahyae Brown beat Keane McMahon by UD 60-54, 58-56 x2

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2022.06.18 7:39 PM ET

bout result

Wendy Toussaint defeats Asinia Byfield via 8 Round Decision
2022.06.18 7:43 PM ET

bout result

Jahyae Brown defeats Keane McMahon via 6 Round Decision
2022.06.18 8:16 PM ET

bout result

Troy Isley defeats Donte Stubbs via KO/TKO at 0:38 of Round 6
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06.18.2022 | 8:18 PM ET

Predictions: 6 of 8 Winners, 1 Perfect, 370 Points   |   Tied for 148th

damn that KO lol Troy was beating that journeyman around the ring

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06.18.2022 | 8:26 PM ET

Predictions: 5 of 8 Winners, 1 Perfect, 305 Points   |   Tied for 162nd


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