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Manny Pacquiao vs Errol Spence Jr. Opening Odds on FanDuel Sportsbook Reveal Early Favorite for August Boxing Match

Larry Rupp
Manny Pacquiao vs Errol Spence Jr. opening betting odds from FanDuel Sportsbook.
Manny Pacquiao vs Errol Spence Jr. opening betting odds from FanDuel Sportsbook. / MB Media/Getty Images

It's been almost two years since Manny Pacquiao last put on the boxing gloves, but his next match is all set in a daunting title clash.

Pacquiao will take be taking on Errol Spence Jr. in August in a battle for the American’s IBF and WBC welterweight titles.

FanDuel Sportsbook has posted opening odds for the fight.

Pacquiao vs Spence Jr. Odds

Errol Spence Jr. has opened as a heavy -334 favorite, while Manny Pacquiao is a +225 underdog.

Spence is 11 years younger than Pacquiao and has held the IBF title since 2017 and the WBC title since 2019. As of January 2021, he is ranked as the world's fourth best active boxer, according to BoxRec. Spence has yet to lose a professional fight (27 matches) and owns a knockout-to-win ratio of 77.8%.

Pacquiao last boxed un July of 2019 and became the oldest welterweight world champion in history at the age of 40. Nicknamed "Pacman", the boxing legend also serves as a Senator of the Philippines. He has a professional record of 62-7-2 and has accounted for 39 KOs in his career.

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