Can Arthur Abraham add his name to the list of recent upset winners? (Photo by Christof Koepsel/Bongarts/Getty Images)
The Showtime Super Six semi-final match-up between Andre Ward and Arthur Abraham highlights the week 7 pick'em line-up. The versatile Oakland fighter looks tough to beat, but given the odds, the German slugger just might be worth taking a gamble on.
Also on the game sheet is this week's Friday Night Fights main-even between Kendall Holt and Julio Diaz, along with Sam Webb's British 154lb title defense against Prince Arron of Prizefighter fame.
For those that are new to the game, please make sure to check out the rules (we promise they are very simple).
An explanation of how to fill out your selections appears at the bottom of this post - please follow these instructions as it makes it easier for us to tabulate the results quickly each week.
You can check out the current standings here.
Let’s get to the week 7 line-up…**** Remember you do not need to make a selection on every fight. If you are unfamiliar with any of the fighters, and don't want to risk points, you are free to PASS on any pick. You must make at least one selection to receive the 10 point participation bonus****
A. Pick the winner - Andre Ward vs Arthur Abraham (Saturday, May 14)
1. Ward to win – risk 13 points to win 3.
2. Abraham to win – risk 3 points to win 13.
B. Method of victory - Andre Ward vs Arthur Abraham (technical decision counts as decision, DQ counts as stoppage - Saturday, May 14)
1. Ward by stoppage – risk 2 to win 8.
2. Ward by decision – risk 6 to win 4.
3. Abraham by stoppage – risk 1.5 to win 8.5.
4. Abraham by decision – risk 0.5 to win 9.5.
C. Pick the winner - Kendall Holt vs Julio Diaz (Friday, May 13)
1. Holt to win – risk 6.5 points to win 2.5.
2. Diaz to win – risk 2.5 points to win 6.5.
D. Pick the winner / Method of victory - Sam Webb vs Prince Arron (technical decision counts as decision, DQ counts as stoppage - Friday, May 13)
1. Webb to win (any method) – risk 7 to win 2.
2. Webb by stoppage – risk 3.5 to win 5.5.
3. Webb by decision – risk 3.5 to win 5.5.
4. Arron (any method) – risk 2 to win 7.
Please fill out your selections as follows:
Enter the LETTER of the fight first, then whether it’s a single (1), double (2) or triple (3) followed by the NUMBER of your pick and the NAME of the FIGHTER and METHOD of victory (where applicable).
**** You have 10 doubles and 5 triples to use over the 10 week season ****
For Selection A, if you want to use one of your doubles on Ward to win...
A. (2) – 1 – Ward
For Selection B, if you wanted to use a triple on Abraham to win by decision, you would enter...
B. (3) – 4 – Abraham
For Selection C, if you wish to Kendall Holt without using a double or triple...
C. (1) – 1 - Holt
For Selection D, if you wish to pass...