Can Carreno Pull Off An Upset by Handing Thorslund Her First Career Loss?
This will be a chance for Dina Thorslund to continue her undefeated reign as she is putting her WBO Bantamweight Championships on the line in a fight against one of the highly-rated contenders in Niorkis Carreno. This will be happening at the Graakjer Arena in Holstebro, Denmark on Saturday night. There will be 10 two-minute rounds scheduled for this fight.
et’s check the latest news, stats, injury reports, and Boxing odds for Thorslund vs Carreno. We’ve plenty of predictions for you to consider.
Thorslund Looking to Continue Her Reign of Dominance
Dina Thorslund has an undefeated record of 17-0 with seven knockouts up to this point and is the reigning WBO Bantamweight Champion. She is coming off a win against Zylina Munoz in November where she won by knockout during the seventh round in her first defense of the bantamweight title. Her fights don’t always end by way of knockout, as seven of her last eight fights went the distance, however, she has a decent 41.1 knockout percentage entering this fight.
Niorkis Carreno Looks to Use Her Power to Knock Out Thorslund
Niorkis Carreno has been doing incredibly well throughout her boxing career as she has a 22-2 record with 17 knockouts to her name thus far. She last fought in September against Keren Batiz, where she won via knockout. Carreno possesses a lot of power in her strikes with 77.3 percent of her wins coming via the knockout. She also has more experience as she has fought in seven more fights than Thorslund has. If she can get a couple of combinations in, she has a chance of pulling off the upset and handing Thorslund her first career loss.
Thorslund vs Carreno Head-to-Head
This will be the first time that these two fighters will square off against one another. Carreno has one of the best punches in the entire division so she has the potential to pull off the knockout in this fight.
Thorslund vs Carreno Game Information
- Game: Thorslund (17-0, 7 KO) vs Carreno (22-2, 17 KO)
- Location: Graakjer Arena
- Day/Time: Saturday, April 9th. 12:00 p.m. ET
- Thorslund vs Carreno Live Stream: Box Live
Thorslund vs Carreno Betting Lines
Thorslund vs Carreno Name Prediction
When looking at other sports, you look at the scores and odds. Thorslund is a heavy favorite at -1600 while Carreno is sitting at a +800 underdog with a draw being listed at +2000. The boxing betting lines are showing this to be a very lopsided fight, as the records themselves indicate. Anytime you are going to do sports betting, check the sportsbooks to find an edge as it seems MyBookie is giving you the best odds to bet on the champion to retain her belts.
In terms of this fight, Niorkis Carreno has been one of the best punches as she has knocked out all but five of her victories in her career. Dina Thorslund has been one of the best fighters in the bantamweight division as she has picked up her fights throughout and is looking to retain her championship.
Carreno has been one of the greatest strikers in all of boxing. Possibly, she can find an opening and pull off a huge upset. I like the chances as Thorslund does not possess that in her arsenal. Go with Niorkis Carreno to win here and capture the WBO Bantamweight Championship.