On June 9, the world will witness the Shakur Stevenson vs Felix Caraballo fight at the MGM Grand. However, the former’s WBO featherweight championship will not be on hand. They will fight at 130.
Caraballo has been fighting as a featherweight his entire career. Although he isn’t happy about the sacrifices he needs to make for the match, Caraballo knows that it is for the good of his pro career. Caraballo will fight above his preferred weight class and with no belt on the line. However, he told sports betting reporters that the fight is worth the risks.
Top Rank Boxing Betting Prediction and Analysis for 06/09/2020
Shakur Stevenson won the WBO world featherweight title against Joet Gonzalez last October 26, 2019. Based on sports news articles, he called himself the next Floyd Mayweather Jr. Heading into the title match, Gonzalez was undefeated with a record of 23-0.
Stevenson landed 25 percent of his punches against his opponent. On the other hand, Gonzalez landed 11 percent of his punches. Stevenson said he is not concerned about Caraballo. The former watched his opponent’s fights and saw several holes in his form. He told sports betting pick sites that he will expose Caraballo’s weaknesses.
On the other hand, Caraballo has an impressive fight record of 13-1-2 with nine KOs. His last win was against Sergio Lopez last January 25. It ended with a TKO in the first round. Also, he is in a five-game winning streak.
Shakur Stevenson vs Felix Caraballo Betting Pick
Game time: 06/09/2020 at 10:05 PM EDT
Bet on Stevenson to Win via KO
Caraballo often leaves himself open, and that can be his weakness going into the match. Stevenson will win the fight by going the distance or through a unanimous decision. If you are betting on props, bet on the fight lasting up to at least six rounds.