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Bet on the fight: Ricky Hatton odds, Floyd Mayweather odds

The December fight between Floyd Mayweather and Ricky Hatton in Las Vegas is nearing and the bookmakers have spoken with their betting odds on the bout.

Bet on the fight: Ricky Hatton odds, Floyd Mayweather odds It may be snowing on December 8th in Grand Rapids, MI, the home town of Floyd Mayweather Jr., but the heat will be on in Las Vegas, where the American fighter will meet his match in the face of Brit Ricky Hatton for a WBC Welterweight Title fight the boxing fans have been dying for. And of course the Mayweather vs. Hatton fight will be the most bet on sporting event this Sunday, likely surpassing the NFL games.

 With less than a week to go until Round 1, let's look at the betting odds on the two fighters from the prospective of North American and British sportsbook. We'll start with the North American facing online sportsbook Bodog Sports, where the Floyd Mayweather odds have him as favorite at -225. Ricky Hatton will hold underdog odds on the fight with line +185 at the bookie. In the over/under rounds betting prop, Bodog has posted 11.5 rounds with OVER paying out -240 and UNDER with line +190. In the betting props section of Bodog Sports, punters can bet on the exact result from the Mayweather - Hatton fight. Here are the odds on this prop: Floyd Mayweather Jr. by KO, TKO, or DQ - odds 37/10 ; Floyd Mayweather Jr. by Decision - odds 10/13; Ricky Hatton by KO, TKO, or DQ will pay out 18/5; Ricky Hatton by Decision with odds 4/1 and a draw will pay out 20/1 odds.

 At the British licensed online sportsbook Bet 365 (click to get £100 bonus to bet on the fight, no USA bettors allowed), Floyd Mayweather is also posted as favorite to win the WBC Welterweight Title. The odds on Mayweather are currently sitting at 8/15 at the British bookie and Ricky Hatton's odds are posted at 13/8. If the Mayweather - Hatton fight goes for over 11.5 rounds Bet365 will pay out 4/9 and if under - 7/4. In the round betting prop the odds are favoring Floyd Mayweather to win by Decision or Technical Decision at 11/10, Ricky Hatton by Decision or Technical Decision odds are 4/1, followed by Draw or Technical Draw at 18/1. If Floyd Mayweather wins by KO, TKO or Disqualification the bookie will pay on 4/1 odds and Ricky Hatton by KO, TKO or Disqualification carries odds 7/2. More betting odds and options are available on the Mayweather vs. Hatton fights at Bet365.

 Published on 12/03/2007

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