2023 has already been a legendary year for boxing. Now Saudi Arabia’s highly anticipated December event is set to end the year with a bang; the Day of Reckoning Card will feature a start-studded roster of boxers. Think of AJ, Wilder, Parker, Bivol and Daniel Dubois all on the one card.
Odds & Betting Props for Day of Reckoning Boxing Card
Scheduled for December 23 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, this colossal event promises an impressive eight-fight card, showcasing a series of pivotal heavyweight clashes from start to finish. It’s unusual to see such a stacked boxing card, but an early Christmas treat for most boxing fans.
Joshua vs Wallin and Wilder vs Parker Headline
At the forefront of this spectacular lineup is a captivating doubleheader, headlined by the formidable former two-time heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua. Joshua is set to face off against Otto Wallin in what is sure to be a riveting showdown.
In his third bout of 2023, Joshua is gearing up for a fierce showdown. Meanwhile, Wallin, who faced his only defeat against Tyson Fury in 2019, is riding the momentum of a recent victory over Murat Gassiev.
The co-main event boasts a clash between former world champions, with Deontay Wilder making his comeback since October 2022 to face Joseph Parker. Last month, Parker showcased his dominance by dispatching Simon Kean in just three rounds.
A potential collision course looms if both Wilder and Joshua emerge victorious – setting the stage for a blockbuster encounter in 2024.
In another heavyweight spectacle, Daniel Dubois seeks redemption from his August loss to unified champion Oleksandr Usyk. His opponent, the undefeated Jarrell Miller, stands as a formidable challenge in this quest for a triumphant comeback.
Bivol vs Ramirez and Hrgovic vs De Mori
Dmitry Bivol, the reigning WBA light heavyweight champion, is set to make his much-anticipated return to the ring since securing a victory over Gilberto Ramirez last December. This time, he faces a formidable challenge in top contender Lyndon Arthur from the UK.
In another thrilling matchup, Jai Opetaia, the IBF cruiserweight champion, gears up for his second title defense against Ellis Zorro.
The undefeated heavyweight contender, Filip Hrgovic, mandated by the IBF, is poised for a collision with Australian contender Mark De Mori.
Prepare for fireworks as the dangerous heavyweight puncher, Arslanbek Makhmudov, steps back into the ring against the seasoned veteran and former EBU champion, Agit Kabayel.
Meanwhile, Cuban heavyweight sensation Frank Sanchez continues his quest for a shot at the world title by taking on New Zealander Junior Fa, promising fans an exciting battle in the ring.
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