Bookies: Boxing still the champion of combat sports

Boxing Still the Champion of Combat Sports

“It will take some years for the actual betting of the UFC/MMA to eclipse boxing, although more individual wagers come in on the UFC” Oddessa said. […]
Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Most-Bet Boxing Bout Ever

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Most-Bet Boxing Bout Ever

“Preview shows and raw emotion work wonders for the public’s perception of who is going to win and the odds with it,” says Oddessa | Date: […]
UFC 67: Weight Issues Cause Huge Shift in Odds

UFC 67: Weight Issues Cause Huge Shift in Odds

“Public perception from TV exposure always influences the opening number,” says Odessa. “Lack of exposure to USA fans has given Silva a look of invincibility while […]
Franklin Can't Fight Scared Versus Silva at UFC 77

Franklin Can’t Fight Scared Versus Silva at UFC 77

“You can never tell what is inside a fighter’s head after losing in dramatic fashion,” says Odessa | Date: 2007 | Fighters: Rich Franklin vs Anderson […]
UFC 129 Betting News and Notes

UFC 129 Betting News and Notes

“It’s hard to imagine Georges St-Pierre losing a decision if the bout gets to the scorecards,” Oddessa tells Covers | Date: 2011 | Fighters: Georges St-Pierre […]
UFC 125 Betting: Underdog Champ a New Year's Gift

UFC 125 Betting: Underdog Champ a New Year’s Gift

“It shows how far both fighters have come from undercard status to main-event championship status on New Year’s Day, along with the public perception of both […]