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Controversial cricketer, Jesse Ryder, is a raging favourite to knock over Cameron Slater in their SUPER 8 Charity fight at Horncastle Arena in Christchurch on Saturday.

The former Black Cap, who was once again in trouble with cricketing authorities over the weekend, is paying just $1.10, while Slater is a rank outsider, for an upset win, at $6.00.

Slater who has dropped 17 kilo’s for the bout, is less than impressed with the betting agency’s assessment and fancies his chances of proving the odds makers wrong.

“While Jesse’s been playing cricket I’ve been in the gym six days a week training and sparring with professional boxer’s.

“I may not be the most athletic guy but boxing is a sport you need to work hard on, there is a saying ‘train hard, fight easy’, well I’ve trained hard and Jesse won’t have it easy.”

In the other Charity bout Monty Betham is $1.15 to silence twitter trolling former UK Cricketer Adam Hollioake, who is paying $5.00 for the win.

In the main event for the WBA Pan African, WBO Oriental and OPBF Cruiserweight crowns, a tight bout is expected with Kiwi Samoan Vaitele Soi paying $1.65 to title holder Anthony McCracken’s $2.15.

As expected American former World Cruiserweight title challenger, Brian Minto is a red-hot favourite to take out Last Man Standing tournament, paying $1.50 to vanquish three opponents in one evening.

Kick boxer Israel Adesanya, is a surprise second favourite, paying $3.00 and rated over far more experienced opponents despite holding only a one fight losing record in boxing.

“Last time out I had trained only two weeks of boxing specific training, this time I’ve had a full 12 week camp with world class sparring – I’m ready.”

Australian Champion Daniel Ammann at $7.00 and five-time amateur NZ champion Lance Bryant, $10.00, rounds out the top four.

It looks like money for jam for fight fans with up to $20 risk free betting on any SUPER 8 fight on offer for any punters opening up a new TAB account.


FEATURE CHARITY BOUT: Jesse Ryder (NZ) vs Cameron Slater (NZ)

Ryder $1.10 v Slater $6.00

FEATURE CHARITY BOUT: Monty Betham (NZ) vs Adam Hollioake (UK)

Betham $1.15 v Hollioake $5.00

TITLE BOUT: WBA Pan African / WBO Asia Pacific /OPBF Cruiserweight titles: Anthony McCracken (AUST) vs Vaitele Soi (NZ / SAMOA)

Soi $1.65 v McCracken $2.15

SUPER 8: Last Man Standing Cruiserweight Tournament:

Super 8 outright winner

Brian Minto (US) Cruiserweight World title challenger: $1.50

Israel Adesanya Kickboxing Phenom (NZ): $3.00

Daniel Ammann (AUST) 10 time Australian Champion: $7.50

5 time NZ amateur Champion Lance Bryant (NZ): $10.00

Monty Filimaea David Tua trained Undisputed NZ Champion: $15.00

Joseph Kwadjo (Ghana) WBF/UBO Intercontinental Champion: $21.00

Asher Derbyshire (NZ) Shane Cameron sparring partner: $21.00

Farani Tavui (Samoa) Olympian, undefeated professional: $26.00

HEAVYWEIGHT SUPER FIGHT: Hemi Ahio (NZ) vs Clarence Tillman (US)

Ahio $1.15 v Tillman $5.00



Date: Saturday, March 28, 2015

Venue: The Horncastle Arena, Jack Hinton Dve, Christchurch



Time: Doors open 6pm, event begins 6:30pm

Price: GA tickets from $50.50 and Corporate tables from $2995

Broadcaster: SKY ARENA - $39.95


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