Boxing Bets - Arrieta vs. Nunez Highlights Friday Showtime Card

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Showtime begins the New Year on Friday night with a strong fight card headlined by a must-see main event. Luis Nunez and Carlos Arrieta is the marquee event from Orlando on Friday night. This featherweight Online Boxing matchup has drawn national attention. Consider that Luis Nunez and Carlos Arrieta have never lost a fight. Both are aspiring contenders in the featherweight division. This Showtime Showdown makes for a pressure-packed matchup. For the loser, the prospects of a championship bout could be permanently destroyed. But for the winner, there is the ever-increased opportunity for a shot at a championship belt.

 

Fight Betting – Luis Nunez vs. Carlos Arrieta

On Friday, January 7, 2022, Luis Reynaldo Nunez (15-0, 11 knockouts) will face Carlos Arrieta (14-0, 8 knockouts) in a featherweight bout scheduled for ten rounds. The Caribe Royale Orlando, in Orlando, Florida, is the venue. Showtime will televise this fight.

Be sure to check the latest odds for this bout at the SugarHouse sportsbook.

 

Luis Nunez

Luis Nunez, age 22, has a career Bet on Fights record of 15 wins and 0 losses with 11 knockout victories. “The Twist” stands at five feet, seven inches tall. He is a native and current resident of Puerto Rico.

 

Nunez is one of the most decorated amateur boxers in the Dominican Republic. The Puerto Rican started boxing at age eight and went on to win several national championships as a member of the Dominican national team, including gold in the 2016 Youth Championship. Fans love the style of Nunez, which features full pressure and strong hands. Nunez turned professional at 18, passing every test put in front of him in his native country. Last September, on his birthday, Nunez made his United States debut, upsetting then-undefeated Jayvon Garnett. His perfect record includes a unanimous decision over then 20-3-1 Eliezer Aquino and a fourth-round KO over then once-beaten Giovanni Gutierrez.

“Change begins at the end of your comfort zone, nothing is beyond your reach as long as you are willing to work hard for it,” said Nunez. “I feel that every day I am closer to achieving my dream that everyone will be able to witness. I don't know much about my opponent, but I am sure that on January 7, I will go out through the front door. Having one more victory in my career is like climbing the ladder to go to the big leagues, which is where I want to be.”

Last time out, Nunez beat the Fight Odds with a unanimous decision win over Jayvon Garrett on September 24, 2021. The ten-round fight was held at the Central Park Community Center in Broken Arrow.

 

Carlos Arrieta

Carlos Arrieta, age 27, has a career Vegas Odds on Fight record of 14 wins and no losses with eight career knockouts. He stands at five feet, six inches tall. In like maker to Nunez, Arrieta is a native and resident of Puerto Rico. 

In a similar way to Nunez, Arrieta was an accomplished amateur, winning several national tournaments. Arrieta turned pro in 2015, fighting mostly in Puerto Rico through the first four years of his career. He made his American debut in 2020, scoring a first-round knockout in Biloxi, Miss. Also known as “The Chosen One,” Arrieta faces a significant increase in quality competition in his Showtime debut. His last time out, he won a six-round unanimous decision over Julio Buitrago.

“Training is going very well, and I will be ready,” said Arrieta. “I know my opponent is very good, and I know it's going to be a great fight, but I will take the victory home because it is a great opportunity for me to shine and go up to the next level. It’s an opportunity that I will not pass up.”

In his most recent bout, Arrieta stepped into the ring against Julio Buitrago on November 6, 2020. The fight was held at the St. Petersburg Marriott Clearwater in Saint Petersburg. Arrieta scored a unanimous decision in a six-round bout.

 

Luis Nunez vs. Carlos Arrieta Free Pick

Overall, Luis Reynaldo has shown a little more than Carlos Arrieta. Further, Arrieta is unranked, while Nunez has Fight Odds Vegas rankings in some circles.

Luis Nunez vs. Carlos Arrieta Best Bet: Luis Nunez

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