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vBookie Event: Olmedo vs. Cuenca (Boxing)
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Olmedo vs. Cuenca (Boxing)

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Outcome Odds Total Bets Total Staked
Claudio Alfredo Olmedo 1/2 (0.50) 5 825  
Cesar Rene Cuenca 7/4 (1.75) 16 8158 WIN!
Draw 25/1 (25.00) 3 71  
Over 9.5 rounds 4/9 F (0.44) 6 19437 WIN!
Under 9.5 rounds 13/8 (1.62) 2 58  

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Old 07-14-2012, 01:48 AM   #1
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Old 07-14-2012, 02:07 AM   #2
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Default Re: Claudio Alfredo Olmedo vs. Cesar Rene Cuenca

You said all the bets were done for the weekend

75 welfare cash on Cuenca. Gotta go with 42-0 at plus odds despite only 1 KO
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Old 07-14-2012, 04:08 AM   #3
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KO record is impressive.. But I'll go with the 0!
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Old 07-14-2012, 10:00 AM   #4
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Default Re: Claudio Alfredo Olmedo vs. Cesar Rene Cuenca

Not sure if this will be of any assistance to anyone here, but here ya go:

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Olmedo vs Cuenca is a fascinating fight.
An undefeated fighter with no KO punch who has beaten poor competition besides De Jesus vs a very hard puncher who fights in his hometown.
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Despite having a padded record, Cuenca is actually pretty skilled. Obviously he has to be to rack up that many wins - even against poor opposition - without any power whatsoever.

He has an excellent right jab and employs a very offbeat staccato double-bounce style of in-and-out footwork that gives most fighters a dizzied migraine and makes him incredibly hard to counter. He'll even concentrate on hooking the body if you let him, tactically wearing down opponents' stamina to the point where he can lead them on a merry chase and be the ring general without worrying about them closing the distance with any real energy.

I wouldn't say De Jesus is his only decent win, either. He has three wide decisions over Godoy, who's a solid journeyman at South American regional level. And Jerez is actually a creditable scalp despite his spotty looking record. He's been in with loads of top fighters, and gone the distance with Canelo Alvarez, Lucas Matthysse and Max Bursak. Jose Alfaro, gave Erik Morales some difficulties...although it was during a phase of Morales' comeback where he wasn't looking too hot. Vilches, longtime fringe contender.

Cuenca was actually scheduled to face Juan Manuel Marquez not long ago, and some people initially derided the choice... but it was actually a huge step down in class when Marquez instead faced Fedchenko. Don't be fooled by the fact that Fedchenko actually has some KO's on his record. He was never dangerous to JMM, and in fact stylistically he was far more made-to-order for JMM than Cuenca would have been with his puzzling southpaw look.

Cuenca would probably beat Fedchenko very wide on points, and not just in Argentina. Hell, it could be in the Ukraine. As for Sabaupan...let's not even go there.

Having said all that, however...this is indeed as you say in Olmeda's literal hometown (or rather, home district of Buenos Aires where they both reside)...and he's no doubt the "younger, more exciting fighter" that the promoters are hoping to build up and put on more cards to draw in a fan base due to his slightly-slicker-than-Margarito bombardier style and high frequency of knockouts. (not just stoppages, but knockouts...)

Very good chance Cuenca walks away with a loss whether he deserves one or not, due to politics. That's assuming that their promoter - they have the same one, Osvaldo Rivera - wants to bank on Olmedo as his primary cash cow moving forward, rather than Cuenca.

Then again, if we don't assume there will be any corruption - two judges had no problem taking it away from Olmedo back in 2010 when he lost a SD to a guy with a losing record.
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Old 07-14-2012, 10:01 AM   #5
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You said all the bets were done for the weekend

75 welfare cash on Cuenca. Gotta go with 42-0 at plus odds despite only 1 KO


The odds didn't pop up until last night.
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Puncher (Cuenca) vs Featherfist (Olmedo)

Let's get it awn!
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Old 07-14-2012, 01:32 PM   #7
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great analysis Butt. might go down to the casino in a bit to look at odds.
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Puncher (Cuenca) vs Featherfist (Olmedo)

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Old 07-14-2012, 03:09 PM   #9
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10.000 on the over
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Old 07-15-2012, 12:44 AM   #10
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Surprised to see powerpuncher Cuenca didn't score a KO (his 2nd)
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