Joshua Buatsi Ekes Out a Win Over Craig Richards in a Gruelling Clash
In a gruelling bout between former heavyweight champions Joshua Buatsi and Craig Richards, the U.S. is likely to emerge as the winner. Buatsi is a favourite, while Richards is 4/1. Here, we look at how this two compare. Buatsi is the favourite to win outright, while Richards is the 4/1 outsider.
Joshua Buatsi edges Craig Richards in the gruelling clash.
Joshua Buatsi ekes out a win over domestic rival Craig Richards in an exciting boxing matchup. The welterweight clash is a must-watch on boxing fans’ television. Richards’ mediocre record against Buatsi spelled the end for the veteran. The Kiwi takes on Richards for the second time in his career.
Buatsi is the favourite to win outright.
It’s hard to predict a fight that features two very different styles. However, both men are heavy punchers, and Buatsi is a better option. Richards is a punch sponge, while Buatsi has the more impressive footwork and movement. Regardless of who wins the fight, it is certain to be an entertaining battle.
Richards is 4/1 to win outright.
Unbeaten Israeli fighter Joshua Buatsi will face former world title challenger Craig Richards on Saturday at the 02 Arena in London. The winner of this bout will face a world champion, while Richards aims to become the next unbeaten world champion. In the first fight between the two, Buatsi dropped the opening round, but Richards recovered and landed an uppercut in the 11th round that dropped the Spider, and he won the bout.
Davis becomes the youngest reigning champion of the U.S.
The 23-year-old Fonseca of San Ramon, Costa Rica, will make his U.S. debut against the world’s youngest reigning champion, Davis. He turned pro in 2013 with a majority draw and quickly became one of the best boxers in Costa Rica. Richards knocked out Jose Pedraza to win the IBF 130-pound title in January. He won the National Golden Gloves earlier in the year and is currently on a nine-fight knockout streak.