Daniel Jacobs v John Ryder Boxing Betting Tips & Predictions

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John Ryder will have his work cut out for him on Saturday night when he takes on a former world champion at Alexandra Palace in London.

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Daniel Jacobs v John Ryder Boxing Betting Tips & Predictions

We have already seen glimpses of what John Ryder is capable of. Well, on Saturday night he gets the chance to show he still has a promising future ahead of him when he takes on former IBF and WBA (regular) middleweight champion Daniel Jacobs.

At this stage of his career, Ryder is known for taking Callum Smith the distance back in 2019. Ryder had Smith in trouble a few times at the M&S Bank Arena in Liverpool, but the judges favoured the then WBA (Super) champion and the Liverpudlian got the decision.

Since that defeat, Ryder has won back-to-back fights. He won a unanimous points decision over Mike Guy on December 2020, before stopping Josef Jurko in the fifth in his last fight in September 2021.

Ryder has a record of 35 fights, 30 wins and five defeats. His defeats have come against Smith, Rocky Fielding, Jack Arnfield, Nick Blackwell and. Billy Joe Saunders. Looking at that list, there is no shame in any of them defeats.

Aside from Smith, he faces a different kind of animal in Jacobs. The American is a former world champion, and he has gone the distance against Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin.

He lost both of those fights, but he showed plenty of heart to take them all the way.

The 35-year-old lost IBF middleweight title when he was challenging Alvarez for his WBA (Super), WBC and The Ring titles in May 2019.

Since that defeat, he has won his last two bouts. He retired Julio Cesar Chavez Jr in the fifth round in 2019, before winning a split decision contest against Gabriel Rosado.

Jacobs has not been in the ring since beating Rosado in November 2020, so there will obviously be concerns about ring-rust.

I don’t think that will be too much of a concern for the American. I feel Jacobs will be too experienced for Ryder. Honestly, if Ryder can take Jacobs the distance and impress while doing so I think he will be quietly satisfied.

I expect the fight to go the distance and I will go for Jacobs getting his hand raised with a unanimous decision.

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