Ahead of this weekend’s David Benavidez vs Demetrius Andrade fight, we preview the contest and give our predictions. Read more here.
Super-middleweight competitors David Benavidez and Demetrius Andrade will go head-to-head this weekend. The two hard-hitting and outspoken fighters will look to stake their claim for an undisputed title bout against Canelo Alvarez with a win this weekend. So ahead of the big fight, we give our preview and prediction for the David Benavidez vs Demetrius Andrade fight.
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Benavidez vs Andrade will take place at the Michelob Ultra Arena in Las Vegas. The fight will happen on Saturday, November 25, and will be a Showtime exclusive PPV event. It will cost fans $74.99 to watch the event live. However, given the excitement surrounding the event, we can expect good viewing numbers.
David Benavidez vs Demetrius Andrade: Preview, Prediction, and Betting Odds
Benavidez and Andrade both enter the ring this weekend as former champions. Moreover, both are undefeated. Therefore, a lot is on the line. In addition, the winner of this fight will most likely get a shot at undisputed champion Canelo Alvarez, as both Benavidez and Andrade have called for that fight.
If we look at the physical attributes, Benavidez stands at 6’2”, has a 74½” punching reach, and fights in an orthodox stance. Andrade, on the other hand, stands at 6”, has a 73½” punching reach, and fights in a southpaw stance. Therefore, there is not much to separate the two in terms of their physical attributes.
When we compare their numbers, Benavidez comes into this contest with an impressive 27-0 record. Out of these 27 victories, 23 have come by knockout, giving him an 85% knockout rate. Andrade, on the other hand, has a 32-0 record. However, only 19 have come by knockout, giving him a 59% knockout rate.
Our prediction: David Benavidez beats Demetrius Andrade by TKO.
David Benavidez vs Demetrius Andrade Latest Betting Odds
According to DraftKings, the official betting partner of the fight, David Benavidez, goes into the contest as the firm favorite. Benavidez is a -390 favorite while Andrade is a +290 underdog. Therefore, those looking to make a quick buck on the fight have their work cut out for them.
However, we encourage you to bet responsibly, as anything can happen in the fight.
So there you have it. This is what we think will happen this weekend at the David Benavidez vs Demetrius Andrade bout. Let us know your predictions down below.