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Chris Billam-Smith v Mateusz Masternak Tips from Rob Tebbutt

Our resident boxing expert Rob Tebbutt dissects Sunday night's WBO cruiserweight title showdown between Chris Billam-Smith and Mateusz Masternak and reveals where he feels the betting value can be found.

Chris Billam-Smith v Mateusz Masternak Tips
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Watch all of Rob Tebbutt's tips for this weekend's BOXXER fight card in the video above.
 

Chris Billam-Smith v Mateusz Masternak Tips

Chris Billam-Smith By Decision or Technical Decision @ 21/20
Chris Billam-Smith Between Rounds 7 - 12 @ 7/2

This Sunday the spotlight falls back upon Bournemouth as Chris Billam-Smith makes the first defence of his WBO cruiserweight title against Poland's Mateusz Masternak.

This is a really good fight and one that I expect to catch fire between two guys who love to throw big bombs, but I am leaning towards Chris Billam-Smith on the back of his superb success over Lawrence Okolie earlier in the year.

He dropped his former stablemate three times on the way to winning a unanimous decision victory on the South Coast.

This is a tricky first defence for him, and certainly not a gimmee fight that we do tend to see a lot of other newly crowned world champions taking on the back of capturing their titles.

Masternak is one of the most experienced, tough and game competitors in the cruiserweight division and he is going to give Billam-Smith a tough night's work on Sunday, that's for sure.

But, as I have said, I am leaning in the favour of CBS and I fancy him to get the job done via a 'Decision or Technical Decision', which is priced up at 21/20.

The tough and rugged Polish fighter has been around the block, has been in with so many names at this weight, and has only ever been stopped once, so I am expecting it to go long, and very deep.

Billam-Smith is the younger operator, and the fitter operator, and I think that is going to tell late on, which is why I will also be taking a look at the Bournemouth man getting a late stoppage victory, 'Between Rounds 7 - 12', which has been BOOSTED to 7/2.
 

Chris Billam-Smith v Mateusz Masternak Bet Boost >>

Round Group Betting (4)
Chris Billam-Smith to win in Rounds 7 - 12
Was 10/3 >> Now 7/2

Bet Builder
Fight Result: Chris Billam-Smith
Under 10.5 Rounds
Was 21/10 >> Now 23/10

Round Group Betting (2)
Chris Billam-Smith to win in Round 5
Was 11/1 >> Now 12/1

Bet Builder
Fight Result: Mateusz Masternak
Over 10.5 Rounds
Was 5/1 >> Now 11/2

Bet Boosts were available and correct at the time of writing and are subject to removal or fluctuation. 
 

Chris Billam-Smith v Mateusz Masternak

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Ben Whittaker v Stiven Dredhaj Tips

Ben Whittaker Between Rounds 1 - 2 @ 5/6
Be Whittaker Between Rounds 3 - 4 @ 5/2

I'm excited to see the return of Ben Whittaker on the undercard this Sunday night, and for me, as ever, this fight all comes down to how quickly he wants to get the job done.

I expect him to come out quickly and like the look of the 5/6 on offer for a stoppage in the first two rounds, but if you fancy him to showboat a little, which he may want to do having been out of action for a little while, then the 5/2 on offer for Rounds 3 - 4 also looks appealing.
 

Lauren Price v Silvia Bortot Tips

Lauren Price By Decision or Technical Decision @ 2/7

This Sunday's card also features Olympic Gold medallist Lauren Price, as she takes the next steps of her professional career against he game and experienced Silvia Bortot.

Bortot took Mikaela Mayer all the way to a judges decision last time out, and I feel that this fight will go exactly the same way.

It's priced up short at 2/7, but if you fancy the hard-hitting Price to get the stoppage - Bortot has only been stopped once in her career, a long time ago - then that is available at 10/3.
 

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