Two boxing veterans from opposites sides of the world will face off in a few months, and you can already place a bet on Manny Pacquiao vs. Amir Khan with NetBet Sportsbook.
Manny Pacquiao and Amir Khan are two of the most popular boxers in the world today. Both men have fought around the same weight for years, but have yet to face off with one another. On May 19th, that will change, as the two are set to face off for the lineal and WBO welterweight titles. You can already bet on the winner, so let’s take a look at each man’s betting odds to win.
Bet on Manny Pacquiao: 1.39
Manny Pacquiao is considered by many to be one of the best boxers in history. The 38 year old Filipino superstar has 67 professional fights to his credit, with just 6 losses in his entire career. There was talk that Pacquiao would retire after two straight losses in 2012, but after 3 straight wins and 5 victories in his last 6 fights, he does not appear to be slowing down.
Pacquiao vs. Khan Betting Odds
- Manny Pacquiao: 1.38
- Amir Khan: 2.75
- Draw: 33/1
This biggest fight of Pacquiao’s career came in a superfight with Floyd Mayweather back in 2015. He lost that bout via decision, but took very little damage and has since won two straight fights. If Pacquiao can get the victory over Khan this May, he may be able to get the rematch with Mayweather he’s been calling for. A bet on Manny Pacquiao vs. Amir Khan is not just a bet on who wins, but also who will go on to take a money fight with one of the sport’s biggest stars.
As we mentioned before, Manny Pacquiao is one of the best boxers of this generation, and is a considerable betting favorite to beat Amir Khan according to most online sportsbooks in the UK. At the moment, NetBet Sportsbook lists his odds to win at 1.38.
Bet on Amir Khan: 2.75
Amir Khan has been one of the faces of UK boxing over the years, but is taking on arguably the toughest test of his career against Pacquiao. Khan’s most recent fight came in May of 2016 when he took a step up in competition to take on Canelo Alvarez. The size disadvantage was apparent here, and despite winning some rounds in the early portion of the fight, Khan was KO’d late in the 6th.
That knockout loss prompted many critics to insist Khan can’t take a punch, but Canelo is one of the biggest hitters south of 165 pounds, and can put anyone away if he lands. Manny Pacquiao can certainly hit hard, but hasn’t finished an opponent since 2009, which may help Khan’s odds to win.
For a variety of reasons, Amir Khan is a serious betting underdog heading into this fight. NetBet Sportsbook lists his odds to beat Pacquiao at 2.75. Many boxing betting experts feel his best chance to made UK gambling news by getting the win is by using his reach on the outside, but that’s easier said than done against one of the fastest boxers of all time.
Anyone looking to bet on Manny Pacquiao vs. Amir Khan will need to take a few things into account. Pacquiao is the much older fighter, and it seems inevitable that he will slow down eventually.
Are you planning to bet on Manny Pacquiao vs. Amir Khan? Who do you think wins? Tell us what you think by leaving a comment below, and make sure to check out NetBet Sportsbook for a full list of 2017 boxing betting odds!