- Dereck Chisora unanimous decision ... £10 ... 5/6 ladbrokes.com
Dereck Chisora will be looking to extend his current winning run to five fights on Saturday night when he takes on American Kevin Johnson.
Chisora lost four out of five fights before this winning streak but that seems to have focused him and improved him substantially as a technician and in his conditioning. Chisora's losses all came against fighters a level above Johnson and the Londoner has stopped all of his last four opponents.
Despite this, it is still not really worth looking at the 10/3 odds on a Chisora ko win; Johnson is crafty and rugged, and hasn't been stopped in 34 fights despite facing Vitali Klitschko and Tyson Fury.
Chisora is only 4/7 to win on points so it is worth looking at the judgement odds. Chisora by unanimous decision is 5/6 with Ladbrokes, which seems good value given that Johnson lost his last fight to Christian Hammer by UD, and Chisora is a much better boxer than the German.
Chisora doesn't have incredible power but I think there is a small chance that the referee will stop the bout late on if Chisora traps his man in the corner under fire like he has done before. If you are leaning towards this scenario, and like the longer odds, you can get the international title holder at 13/2 to win in rounds 7-12 with Paddy Power.
- Tyson Fury rounds 1-5 ... £10 ... 5/6 ladbrokes.com
Replacement opponent Joey Abell is in for a tough night on Saturday when he meets frustrated, talented heavyweight Tyson Fury.
Fury has faced a number of delayed and cancelled bouts in the past year, so although the inactively may make the 6'9'' Brit a tad rusty he is likely to be desperate to win emphatically.
The fight is set over 10 rounds but Fury is likely to need much less to beat this opponent. The bookies are only offering Fury at a slender 1/6 to win by ko but Ladrokes have a more chunky 5/6 for Fury winning in rounds 1-5.
Fury has finished off several opponents within five rounds, including in four of his last six contests, and Abell ranks alongside the worst of those six. Abell has a great ko record himself but the statistic more likely to be increased for him is his number of defeats within five rounds, which already stands at three.