There are six bouts on the pick'em line-up this week, with the majority of action taking place in the UK.
The most anticipated clash of the weekend features British lightweights John Murray and Kevin Mitchell doing battle at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. Two other bouts on that show are also on the gamesheet, with Ricky Burns going up against Nicky Cook in a junior-lightweight match-up and light-heavyweights Tony Bellew and Ovil McKenzie squaring off. Bellew and McKenzie have met before, with the Liverpool fighter winning via the stoppage route last December.
Another British rematch also takes place on Saturday, with Lee Purdy going up against Craig Watson. Purdy recorded a surprise victory back in April, stopping the heavily favored Watson in the fifth round of their British welterweight title bout.
Rounding out this week's line-up is the Friday Night Fights main-event between junior-middleweights Pawel Wolak and Delvin Rodriguez, along with a cruiserweight match-up from Germany between Marco Huck and Hugo Herman Garay.
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Let’s get to the week 6 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 - John Murray vs Kevin Mitchell (Saturday, July 16)
1. Murray to win – risk 8 points to win 4.
2. Mitchell to win – risk 4 points to win 8.
B. Method of victory - John Murray vs Kevin Mitchell (technical decision counts as decision, DQ counts as stoppage - Saturday, July 16)
1. Murray by stoppage – risk 4 to win 5.
2. Murray by decision – risk 2 to win 7.
3. Mitchell by stoppage – risk 1 to win 8.
4. Mitchell by decision – risk 2 to win 7.
C. Pick the winner / Method of victory - Ricky Burns vs Nicky Cook (technical decision counts as decision, DQ counts as stoppage - Saturday, July 16)
1. Burns to win (any method) – risk 9 to win 2.
2. Burns by stoppage – risk 4.5 to win 6.5.
3. Burns by decision – risk 4.5 to win 6.5.
4. Cook (any method) – risk 2 to win 9.
D. Pick the winner - Craig Watson vs Lee Purdy (Saturday, July 16)
1. Watson to win – risk 6 points to win 3.
2. Purdy to win – risk 3 points to win 6.
E. Pick the winner / Method of victory - Tony Bellew vs Ovill McKenzie (technical decision counts as decision, DQ counts as stoppage - Saturday, July 16)
1. Bellew to win (any method) – risk 6.5 to win 1.5.
2. Bellew by stoppage – risk 4.5 to win 3.5.
3. Bellew by decision – risk 2 to win 6.
4. McKenzie (any method) – risk 1.5 to win 6.5.
F. Pick the winner / Method of victory - Pavel Wolak vs Delvin Rodriguez (technical decision counts as decision, DQ counts as stoppage - Friday, July 16)
1. Wolak to win (any method) – risk 8.5 to win 1.5.
2. Wolak by stoppage – risk 4 to win 6.
3. Wolak by decision – risk 4.5 to win 5.5.
4. Rodriguez (any method) – risk 1.5 to win 8.5.
G. Over/Under - Marco Huck vs Hugo Hernan Garay (Saturday, July 16)
1. Over 7 1/2 – risk 5.5 points to win 3.5.
2. Over 9 1/2 – risk 4.5 points to win 4.5.
3. Under 7 1/2 – risk 3.5 points to win 5.5.
4. Under 9 1/2 – risk 4.5 points to win 4.5.
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 Murray to win...
A. (2) – 1 – Murray
For Selection B, if you wish to pick Mitchell by decision without using a double or triple...
B. (1) – 4 - Mitchell by decision
For Selection C, if you wanted to use a triple on Burns to win...
C. (3) – 1 - Burns
For Selection D, if you wish to pass...