August is set to be a huge month for boxing fans as there are a number of quality fights scheduled to take place inside the ring.
One of the biggest draws will be the bout that will see Jake Paul take on Tyron Woodley at the end of the month, whilst a week earlier will see two huge stars compete as the legendary Manny Pacquiao will square off against Errol Spence Jr.
However, there are also a number of other quality fights that are available to bet on this month with Unibet Indiana, with each them expected to provide some top action inside the ropes. Here is a rundown of the contests scheduled to take place in August, with some of the key points about each bout.
Kid Galahad vs James Dickens
Set to take place at the Matchroom Fight Camp in Essex, England, Kid Galahad and James Dickens will go up against each other once again as they fight in the second instalment of their series.
The matchup will see two experienced fighters compete for the vacant IBF World Featherweight Championship in a 12-round contest, with Galahad the favourite to take the win on the night and the title. Galahad has a fight record that reads 27-1-0 with 16 wins coming via knockout, whereas Dickens’ record is 30-3-0, with 11 by way of knockout.
Both boxers come into the fight with four wins from their last five contests, therefore it could be a rather even fight and one that provides plenty of excitement.
Joshua Buatsi vs Ricards Bolotniks
On Saturday 14 August, up and coming British boxer, Joshua Buatsi, will go up against Ricards Bolotniks at the Matchroom Fight Camp in a Light Heavyweight contest that is scheduled to take place over 12 rounds.
The British fighter is relatively inexperienced compared to his Latvian counterpart, however he has been making a name for himself in the early stages of his career. His fight record reads as 14-0-0, which is why he is considered a heavy favourite to win the fight.
Bolotniks is a veteran, though, so it will not be easy as he has a fight record that stands at 18-5-1, but with 12 of the 14 wins picked up by Buatsi, he could be on the end of a punch that puts him on the canvas.
Manny Pacquiao vs Errol Spence Jr
One of the biggest boxing fights to take place in August is undoubtedly the contest between Manny Pacquiao and Errol Spence Jr. The duo will be competing for numerous championships in this fight at the welterweight level, with the WBC World Welterweight Championship, the IBF World Welterweight Championship and the vacant The Ring Welterweight Championship belts all on offer for the victor.
Indeed, Pacquiao is one of the most experienced fighters still on the circuit and is a legendary icon in the world of boxing, however Spence Jr is one of the top boxers currently in the sport, especially at this particular weight class.
The American has had 27 fights to date, and is yet to suffer a defeat as he has a clean 27-0-0 record, although ‘Pacman’ will have faced opponents like him in the past on his way to a record that sits at 62-7-2 over the years.
Sitting at 11 years younger than his foe in the ring at 31, it probably does not come as a surprise to learn that Spence Jr is the favourite to win the contest, but the 42-year-old will do anything but make it easy for him.
Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley
Casual boxing fans and perhaps a truly global audience will need to wait until the end of the month, as Aug 29 will see Jake Paul go up against Tyron Woodley in an 8-round bout that will take place in Cleveland, Ohio.
There has been some bad blood between the YouTuber and the former UFC champion, which has led to this contest happening, but it is one that will have attracted plenty of appeal around the world. Whilst it might be a cruiserweight exhibition, it will still attract plenty of interest, especially when sports betting is concerned as it could provide the perfect opportunity to turn a profit.
Paul has currently been made the favourite to win the contest, but that may be down to the fact that he has professional boxing experience and a 3-0-0 record, whereas Woodley does not.