It's time for another season of the Bad Left Hook pick'em game. Before we get to this week's line-up, congratulations go out to Hoosier, the 2012 POTY champion and BoxAnne, the season 14 winner!
*** All players are limited over the course of the 10 week season to 10 doubles and 5 triples. If you're unsure of any other rules - please check the link in the box below.***
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.
It's a slim schedule to open the year, with Friday Night Fights providing the only two bouts on the Week 1 line-up. The double-header features Rances Barthelemy taking on Arash Usmanee in a battle of unbeaten super-featherweights, plus a junior-middleweight clash between Jonathan Gonzalez and Derek Ennis.
Let’s get to the week 1 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 - Rances Barthelemy vs Arash Usmanee (technical decision counts as decision, DQ counts as stoppage - Friday, January 4)
1. Barthelemy to win (any method) – risk 7.5 to win 2.5.
2. Barthelemy by stoppage – risk 3 to win 7.
3. Barthelemy by decision – risk 4.5 to win 5.5.
4. Usmanee (any method) – risk 2.5 to win 7.5.
B. Pick the winner / Method of victory - Jonathan Gonzalez vs Derek Ennis (technical decision counts as decision, DQ counts as stoppage - Friday, January 4)
1. Gonzalez to win (any method) – risk 8 to win 2.
2. Gonzalez by stoppage – risk 5 to win 5.
3. Gonzalez by decision – risk 3 to win 7.
4. Ennis (any method) – risk 2 to win 8.
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 Barthelemy to win...
A. (2) – 1 – Barthelemy
For Selection B, if you wish to pick Gonzalez by decision without using a double or triple...
B. (1) – 3 - Gonzalez by decision
For Selection C, if you wanted to pass...