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Heavyweight Wagers Are A World Knockout

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HEAVYWEIGHT WAGERS ARE A WORLD KNOCKOUT

TO SPORTS AND TECHNOLOGY EDITORS:

LONDON, April 27 RNewswire-AsiaNet/ -- The following was issued today by William Hill:

Punters around the world are being offered the opportunity of placing bets on the outcome of this weekend's World Heavyweight Title clash between undisputed champion Lennox Lewis and his opponent Michael Grant.

Bookmakers William Hill are taking bets on the fight via their www.willhill.com internet site and although they have installed Lewis as a warm favourite at 2/7 they have already taken substantial bets for the challenger who is quoted at 5/2.

"A big heavyweight showdown can produce a betting turnover of millions of pounds," said William Hill spokesman Graham Sharpe. "And now that even more people have access to our service via our deduction-free internet site we anticipate a huge interest in the outcome.

Hills are offering odds of 33/1 that Lewis will once again have to settle for a draw verdict but offer 6/4 about a points victory for the champion with the challenger at 6/1 to do likewise.

William Hill whose service is available 24 hours a day and offers instant betting on a huge range of major sporting events, have also issued odds about which round the fight will end in.

Lewis is quoted at 33/1 to win in Round 1, 28/1 Round 2, 25/1 Round 3, 22/1 Round 4, 20/1 Round 5, 18/1 Round 6, 16/1 Round 7. 14/1 Round 8, 12/1 Round 9, 14/1 Round 10, 16/1 Round 11, 20/1 Round 12.

Grant is a 100/1 shot to win the First, 80/1 in Round 2, 66/1 Round 3, 66/1 Round 4, 50/1 Round 5, 50/1 Round 6, 50/1 Round 7, 40/1 Round 8, 40/1 Round 9, 40/1 Round 10, 50/1 Round 11, 66/1 Round 12.

ENDS

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