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Boxing and MMA Wagering

Like baseball and hockey, the money line is used to display the odds of winning in boxing and MMA.

The minus (-) on the wagering sheets and display boards indicates the favorite. The plus (+) indicates the underdog.

EXAMPLE:

Time

Bet#

Fighter

Total

9 p.m.

2001

Manny Pacquiao

+130

 

2002

Floyd Mayweather

-150

In this example, Floyd Mayweather is favored, and the player must lay $150 to win $100 or $15 to win $10. The player would wager $100 to win $130 or $10 to win $13 on Manny Pacquiao. In the event of a draw, wagers on who will win the fight are refunded.

ROUNDS PROPOSITION

On some fights, players have the option of betting whether the fight will go a specified distance.

EXAMPLE:

Time

Bet#

Rounds

Odds

9 p.m.

2051

Over 11.5

+140

 

2052

Under 11.5

-160

In this example, the player would wager $100 to win $140 or $160 to win $100 that the duration of the fight will last 12 full rounds. In rounds propositions, it does not matter which fighter wins.

For major fights, a broad range of wagers and propositions may be offered such as how a fighter will win (KO or decision), round propositions and odds on picking the round in which the fight will end.