A mostly quiet boxing weekend means only three fights on the Week 8 pick'em line-up.
Included is Kell Brook's twelve round clash with Rafal Jackiewicz of Poland, plus Friday's Shobox mach-up between prospects Sharif Bogare and Francisco Contreras, along with a super-flyweight rematch from Mexico between Raul Martinez and Rodrigo Guerrero.
For those that haven't played before, welcome to the best pick'em game going. Please join right in and start playing (just 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 latest standings here.
Let’s get to the week 8 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 / Method of victory - Kell Brook vs Rafal Jackiewicz (technical decision counts as decision, DQ counts as stoppage - Saturday, October 8)
1. Brook to win (any method) – risk 9 to win 1.
2. Brook by stoppage – risk 5.5 to win 4.5.
3. Brook by decision – risk 3.5 to win 6.5.
4. Jackiewicz (any method) – risk 1 to win 9.
B. *Over/Under - Kell Brook vs Rafal Jackiewicz (Saturday, October 8)
1. Over 7 1/2 – risk 5 points to win 3.
2. Over 9 1/2 – risk 4 points to win 4.
3. Under 7 1/2 – risk 3 points to win 5.
4. Under 9 1/2 – risk 4 points to win 4.
*Over 7 1/2 = 7 full rounds completed, plus 1/2 round - fight must go past the 1:30 mark of Round 8.
C. Pick the winner - Sharif Bogere vs Francisco Contreras (Friday, October 7)
1. Bogere to win – risk 7 points to win 3.
2. Contreras to win – risk 3 points to win 7.
D. Pick the winner - Raul Martinez vs Rodrigo Guerrero (Saturday, October 8)
1. Martinez to win – risk 7.5 points to win 2.5.
2. Guerrero to win – risk 2.5 points to win 7.5.
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 Brook to win by any method...
A. (2) – 1 – Brook to win (any method)
For Selection B, if you wish to pick over 9 1/2 without using a double or triple...
B. (1) – 2 - Over 9 1/2
For Selection C, if you wanted to use a triple on Bogere, you would enter...
C. (3) – 1 – Bogere
For Selection D, if you wish to pass...