Zolani Tete Opens as Betting Odds for Boxing Favorite to Nonito Donaire

April 23rd, 2019 Boxing, Sportsbook

At the beginning many betting odds for boxing handicappers would expect Nonito Donaire to be a favorite against almost anyone.  However, that is not at all the case in his upcoming bantamweight unification title bout against Zolani Tete.  In fact, Tete is considered the top betting favorite against Donaire. Certainly, Donaire is the far more celebrated boxer in this matchup.  As one of the biggest names in boxing of all time he draws plenty of casual wagering money.  What is overlooked by those fans is that Tete has the more impressive body of work.

Bantamweight Unification Title Bout

Zolani Tete vs. Nonito Donaire

Date and Time: Saturday, April 27, 2019

Location: Cajun Dome, Lafayette, Louisiana

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Zolani Tete

Now Zolani Tete is the World Boxing Organization world bantamweight champion.  He boasts a Betting Odds for Boxing record of 28-3 with a total of 21 knockouts for his career.  Last time out for Tete was a 12 round unanimous decision win over Mikhail Aloyan.  With the win Tete successfully defended his championship belt for the third consecutive time.  The bout took place on October 13, 2018.  Overall Tete is five feet, nine inches tall with a reach of 72 inches and a southpaw stance.  He is 31 years old and ranks fourth in the world.

Nonito Donaire

To begin with Nonito Donaire has posted eight world championships in four different weight classes.  Donaire has a career sportsbook record of 39-5 with 25 knockouts for his career.  Also known as the “Filipino Flash” he is ranked third in the world.  Donaire stands at five feet, seven and a half inches tall with a reach of 68 inches and an orthodox stance.  Concurrently Donaire is 36 years old and holds the World Boxing Association super world bantamweight title.  Exceptionally fast hand speed was the reason for his nickname.  Few boxers are as respected for their hand work.

Previous Bouts to Consider

Last time in the ring for Donaire was on November 3, 2018 in the United Kingdom against Ryan Burnett.  At stake were the World Boxing Association super world bantamweight and World Boxing council diamond bantamweight titles.  Donaire was dominant and scored an RTD win in the fourth round.  Most important of all it was an impressive recovery for the Filipino Flash after losing his previous bout.  To show Donaire lost a unanimous decision to Carl Frampton on April 21, 2018.

Featherweight Title on the Line

The World Boxing Organization  featherweight title was on the line. Commencing with his last fight Donaire knew he would be facing Tete.  As a result, he has the advantage of early preparation for this opponent.  Although the date was undetermined Donaire’s camp at least had the edge in knowing they had to get ready for Tete.  Especially interesting is Donaire’s claim of using new training methods in preparation for this fight.

Matchup to Watch

In this situation Donaire believes his experience and versatility will be betting odds for boxing matchup advantages.  Most of all he believes his ability to adapt will serve him well against Tete.  On the whole Donaire commands attractiveness as a quality dog.

Tete vs. Donaire Betting Odds Picks

In particular Donaire is a quality dog in a fight that looks even.

Tete vs. Donaire Boxing Betting Online Pick: Nonito Donaire

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