Two of Europe’s top heavyweight boxers will soon step into the ring, and now is the perfect time to place your bet on Joshua vs. Klitschko with Intertops.
Anthony Joshua will be making his IBF heavyweight title for the 3rd time next month against former champion and boxing legend Wladimir Klitschko. The 27 year old Olympic gold medalist is a perfect 18-0 with all his victories coming via stoppage.
Klitschko was considered the true heavyweight champ for more than a decade being losing his title in a massive boxing upset against Tyson Fury. It’s been more than a year since that bout, and reports are coming out of his camp that’s obsessed with beating Joshua. There are a number of important things to consider when making a bet on Joshua vs. Klitschko.
Anthony Joshua is widely considered to be the best heavyweight boxer alive today, and is the massive betting favorite in this fight according to nearly all online sportsbooks in the UK. At the moment, His odds to win are set at 1.40.
Klitschko is as crafty a boxer as they come, but he looked like a shell of himself in his most recent fight against Fury. He’ll need to make some major changes in order to win next month. Intertops lists Klitschko’s odds to beat Joshua at 2.85.
Bet on how many rounds the fight goes
If you’re looking to bet on Joshua vs. Klitschko, why not go a step closer and bet how many rounds the fight goes?
As we mentioned before, Anthony Joshua has finished every single opponent he’s faced by either TKO or KO, and only one of his fights have gone past the 6th round. Klitschko, on the other hand, is known for his ability to drag fighters into deep waters, with 4 of his past 10 fights ending via decision.
It’s a clash of two styles, and even the best boxing betting experts are having a tough time predicting which round the fight will end in. Somewhat surprisingly, the odds for when the fight ends are dead even. The fight ending before the 8th round are set at 1.86, according to Intertops. The same odds apply for the fight ending in rounds 9 through 12.
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