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MGM SPORTSBOOK HAS OSCAR SLIGHTLY FAVORED OVER PACQUIAO


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LAS VEGAS--Oscar De la Hoya has remained the favorite over Manny Pacquiao, according to the MGM Sportsbook when visited by this writer yesterday.

De la Hoya is pegged as minus 185 favorite to frustrate Pacquiao, while the fire-breathing Filipino fighter is at plus 155 to defeat the Golden Boy of boxing.

Meaning, a $185 exposure on De la Hoya would net only $100, while a $100 bet on Pacquiao rakes in $155 if the Pacman wins the fight.

The odds, however, are expected to somehow level off a few days before the fight, although De la Hoya is expected to be the favorite up until fight time.

Pacquiao had been previously quoted as saying he would rather be branded as an underdog, as this only motivates him to beat De la Hoya.

Several instances in the past, Pacquiao had been a prohibitive underdog, especially in the fight with Lehlo Ledwaba, as well as the first Eric Morales match and the first Barrera showdown.

Meanwhile, four-time world champion Pacquiao gave away 500 turkeys to his many loyal fans at the Lake Street Park in Historic Filipino Town in Los Angeles yesterday. Pacquiao, according to a press release, wished Happy Thanksgiving to all of his fans and said the turkeys were his gift to them for their support.

Pacquiao is in training for his upcoming world welterweight rumble 'Dream Match' against the 'Golden Boy' Oscar De La Hoya, East Los Angeles on Saturday,December 6 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas,Nevada. Golden Boy and Top Rank present De La Hoya vs. Pacquiao which will available on HBO Pay Per View.


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