- Lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury opens as the betting favourite 8/13 against Anthony Joshua as a 5/4 underdog.
- Eddie Hearn wants to stage this potential fight in Saudi Arabia.
- How would Anthony Joshua handle Tyson Fury’s boxing style?
The boxing heavyweight division is heating up again, in a matter weeks Tyson Fury will rematch against Deontay Wilder. If Fury can get past Wilder’s devastating power; promoter Eddie Hearn wants Fury to face Anthony Joshua next. We preview the opening Fury Joshua odds for this dream heavyweight match-up.
Tyson Fury vs. Anthony Joshua Odds
Tyson Fury is listed at 8/13, when converted to American odds it’s -163. Giving Fury a 61.9% winning probability against Joshua, bet $163 to win $100 on the Gypsy King.
For Anthony Joshua as an underdog his fraction odds of 5/4 converted to American odds equals +125. His winning probability is 44.4%, bet $100 win $125 on AJ.
How will Anthony Joshua look in 2020?
In 2019 we saw Anthony Joshua lose to Andy Ruiz Jr, the champ seemed unprepared and got beaten by the better man on the night. In the rematch Joshua came in lighter and with a better game plan. With Joshua’s the undefeated record not an issue anymore, there is a weight off his shoulders.
After seeing Joshua’s performance in the Ruiz rematch it make the idea of a Fury bout even more exciting. He was light on his feet and utilized the job, almost a Klitschko style performance.
We are excited to see how Joshua makes adjustments to face Fury and likewise how Fury will look against Deontay Wilder will set the stage for this potential bout.
Is Tyson Fury a deserved betting favorite?
The Fury Joshua odds are what we expected with Fury being the slight favorite. Expect that to change after both fighters pick up a fight before they face each other. Anthony Joshua is always the betting favorite even in the Ruiz rematch, so expect fans to back Joshua as an underdog.
Location wise Eddie Hearn wants this bout to take place in Saudi, which would be a slap in the face to British boxing with both boxers easily being the biggest stars on home soil.
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According to the opening odds Tyson Fury is the favorite against AJ.