DeGale-Groves: Betters Laying Down Big Coin on Chunky

THE betting on Betfair suggests that James ‘Chunky’ DeGale will avenge his 2006 amateurs defeat to George Groves when the pair come to blows at the O2 Arena on Saturday. Olympic gold medallist DeGale is the 1-3 favourite to come out on top in this ill-tempered ‘Battle of Britain’.

Groves, who has been somewhat overshadowed by DeGale’s British title success, is largely unfancied to beat his arch rival. The 23-year-old is out at 100-30 to inflict a first professional defeat on his cocky opponent.

Chunky has KO’d eight of his last 10 opponents and is available at 8-11 to do so on Saturday night. The 25-year-old is a 4-1 chance for victory by way of judges’ decision. Groves boasts an equally impressive KO record but is currently 13-2 to win by knockout. He is an 11-1 shot to triumph by judges’ decision.

Betfair’s Alex Bake: “The bad blood between these two stems back years, so we should be in for a belter. On paper it looks like a 50-50 match-up, but the punters are getting behind DeGale for this one.”

DeGale v Groves – Betfair bet: 1-3 DeGale, 100-30 Groves, 49-1 the draw

Method of victory – Betfair bet: 8-11 DeGale KO, 4-1 DeGale decision, 13-2 Groves KO, 11-1 Groves decision

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by haverespect on 05-22-2011

[QUOTE=druss81;10578706]Oooooops....[/QUOTE] lol don't i know it.. still i was already 500 up from my bets on prize fighter and the arsenal match in inplay and won 70 today on man u game inplay still its money i lost sigh ..but…

Comment by druss81 on 05-21-2011

[QUOTE=haverespect;10572125]I got £300 on degale win by stoppage ,wish i did it last week.. odds are getting lower and lower for Degale.... that is who the money is on and for good reason.[/QUOTE] Oooooops....

Comment by haverespect on 05-20-2011

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;10569754]THE betting on Betfair suggests that James ‘Chunky’ DeGale will avenge his 2006 amateurs defeat to George Groves when the pair come to blows at the O2 Arena on Saturday. Olympic gold medallist DeGale is the 1-3 favourite to come…

Comment by cambo on 05-20-2011

i cant stand degale or haye both far too arrogant- degale especially dosnt seem too bright and haye thinks he is the only fighter in the heavyweight division,- calling groves a fool only made degale look like one- haye…

Comment by UglyPug on 05-20-2011

WAR Degale. . . I don't have anything against Groves he is a pretty solid boxer in his own right, but Degale is simply on that other level jant. I can't wait for this fight. war CHUNKY. lol chunky and…

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