After months of waiting, it looks like fans are finally getting some good news on the Anthony Joshua vs. Tyson Fury front.
Eddie Hearn announced on May 11 that the fight will happen on either August 7 or August 14 in Saudi Arabia, with an official date announcement expected in the coming days.
With that in mind, our friends at Betfair have collected the latest odds on the fight.
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Joshua vs. Fury: odds to win
- Fury: 4/7
- Joshua: 11/8
- Draw: 22/1
Betfair has the undefeated WBC champion Fury as the slight favourite to beat WBA, WBO and IBF titleholder Joshua at the time of Hearn's announcement. You'd need to wager £70 to win an additional £40 on a Fury victory, while at 11/8 punters can get £110 on an £80 stake.
Curiously, the draw is at 22/1, where most boxing fights are usually in the 40/1 to 50/1 range for the rare outcome of a tie of any type. This is a testament to just how close this battle for the undisputed heavyweight championship promises to be.
Here are some other markets to consider.
Joshua vs. Fury: method of victory
- Joshua on points :11/2
- Joshua knockout: 5/2
- Fury on points: 15/8
- Fury knockout: 9/4
Will Joshua vs. Fury go the distance?
- Yes: 11/10
- No: 4/6
To be knocked down at least once during the fight
- Joshua 5/4
- Fury 5/4