In the big fight of the day, WBO super middleweight champion Arthur Abraham is a -400 favorite over Robert Stieglitz +275 at bet365.com. Also heavyweight Robert Helenius is -1200 against Michael Sprott +600.
Florida’s famous SJC Boxing Club will be celebrating its 21st birthday today with an Open House and Fundraiser from 12:00 noon until 5:00 PM. The gym, founded by Florida Boxing Hall of Fame trainer Steve Canton, is located at 1929 Winkler Ave, Fort Myers, Florida. Everyone is invited.
No more headgear in the Olympics, at least for the men. No headgear will be used in the world amateur championships either. In addition, the AIBA will also be moving to the 10-point must system and junking computerized punch-count scoring.