PENA AND OPPERMAN FIRM FAVOURITES AHEAD OF EFC 41
Trosee underdog in women’s bout against Hungary’s Varju
09 July 2015
Johannesburg, South Africa– Betting on Saturday’s highly anticipated double title fight is now open with BetXchange.com, SA’s leading bookmaker, with some big money to be made for fans punting on the action.
Defending champion Demarte ‘The Wolf’ Pena is a firm favourite ahead of his challenger Doyle, similarly the former welterweight champ Michiel Opperman enters the Hexagon as the favourite over rival Liam Cleland in their match-up for the vacant middleweight championship.
Hometown hero Tumisang ‘The President’ Madiba faces Durban’s former featherweight contender Wesley ‘Young Assassin’ Hawkey as the underdog on the odds.
The remaining main card bouts sees an even spread between Karam vs. Hulme and Van Heerden vs. Mikixi.
The highly anticipated women’s matchup between the Hungary’s Zita Varju and South Africa’s Jacqualine Trosee, sees the European as the favourite at 5/10 vs.15/10.
Fans can get behind Mthobisi Buthelezi, Tshilumba Mulumba and Sindile Manengela with the opportunity of doubling their stake in their respective bouts.
Odds on the night’s five main bouts are as follows:
Pena vs. Doyle – Pena the favourite at 5/10 vs. 15/10
Opperman vs. Cleland – Opperman the favourite at 1/3 vs. 2/1.
Van Heerden vs. Mikixi – Even at 17/20 vs. 17/20.
Karam vs. Hulme – Even at 17/20 vs. 17/20.
Hawkey vs. Madiba – Hawkey the favourite at 4/10 vs. 16/10.
Fight fans can make use of BetXchange.com’s MOBI site, giving customers the full BetXchange.com range on a mobile platform, allowing bets to be placed from any seat inside the venue, plus fans can open bet live at the BetXchange.com counter throughout the night. BetXchange.com also offers the option of betting on the method of victory.
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EFC 41: Pena vs. Doyle, Opperman vs. Cleland, presented by BetXchange.com, and takes place at Carnival City, Johannesburg, on Saturday 11 July 2015. TICKETS on sale at www.computicket.com. Book your cinema TICKET to all fights live and in state of the art digital projection at www.sterkinekor.com.