The middleweight division gets a Friday evening showcase with Gennadiy Golovkin facing off against Kamil Szeremeta. This is a mandatory fight for GGG, with Szeremeta the top contender in the IBF. The IBF and IBO titles will be on the line when the two men enter the ring just after 8 p.m. ET on DAZN. The main card gets underway at 5 p.m.
We’ve seen considerable movement in this line as the betting public backs the favorite. Golovkin opened at -2500 on the moneyline, while Szeremeta opened at +1000. Since then, Golovkin has moved to -3335 and now to -5000 on the day of the fight. Szeremeta saw his odds improve to +900, but now sits at +1000 heading into the fight. The betting public has moved this one at DraftKings Sportsbook with 59 percent of handle and 78 percent of bets on GGG to win the fight.
The book has since released some more specific odds on winning method and length of the fight. GGG by stoppage is -560 and by points is +450. Szeremeta by points is +2000 and by stoppage is +2200. The fight is -670 to end before the conclusion of 12 rounds. The total rounds odds have under 5.5 at -125 and over 5.5 at -106. We could see some early fireworks in this one.
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