New Zealand boxer Joseph Parker will be stepping up a notch when he faces the tough veteran Brian Minto in Manukau City on Saturday July 5. Check out the betting odds for Parker vs Minto and a preview of the fight.
Joseph Parker is the betting favorite ranging from (-300) to (-450) with the best price for Brian Minto being (+300).
The American Brian Minto made a name for himself on the New Zealand boxing scene when he upset the "Mountain Warrior" Shane Cameron in Auckland. Now, Minto finds himself in a similar underdog situation, this time against 8-0 rising star Joseph Parker.
Gamblers have been betting on Joseph Parker ever since news leaked of Brian Minto being caught by a punch in sparring that required a visit to the local hospital for x-rays on his nose. Although Minto insisted his nose is not broken, Parker believes it will still be a problem.
"I think it's a very, very bad time for Minto to have problems with his nose. It's probably going to be my main target on Saturday night," Parker said.
"I've heard he got caught with a good punch in sparring. He says it's not broken, but it will still hurt. It will still be tender for him.