Betting odds favor Donaire over Rigondeaux

By Bev Llorente, ABS-CBN North America News Bureau

Posted at Apr 12 2013 01:37 PM | Updated as of Apr 13 2013 04:38 AM

LAS VEGAS, Nevada -- The Donaire vs Rigondeaux fight will not take place in “Sin City”, but making a bet online for this fight is still a trend for boxing enthusiasts from all over.

The latest odds are: Nonito Donaire at -250 while Guillermo Rigondeaux at +187.

This means that betting 100 dollars on Rigondeaux will gain you $187, while waging $250 for Donaire wins you $100.

This means that the Cuban boxer is the underdog of the fight.

Meanwhile, fellow boxers Andre Ward and Timothy Bradley are all rooting for the Filipino Flash this coming Saturday.

“I will be up there to support him,” said Bradley, current WBO welterweight champion.

“I pick Nonito Donaire against any fighter in the world in his weight class and probably a few weight classes above him. Nonito Donaire is the real deal,” said Ward, WBA middleweight champion.

Boxing promoter Bob Arum has called on Filipinos, especially those based in the US, to show some support for Donaire.

“All Filipinos rally around, come to Radio City and cheer for Nonito,” he said.

The Donaire vs Rigondeaux card will be aired on ABS-CBN Channel 2 on Sunday starting 10:15 a.m.