The UK’s most feared boxer will take on his next opponent in October, but fans around the world are now calling for Anthony Joshua vs. Deontay Wilder in 2018.
Anthony Joshua has been one of the most successful heavyweight boxers in modern history. After winning gold at the 2012 Olympic Games he turned pro, quickly amassing a 19-0 record with wins over some of the most legendary boxers of this generation.
On October 28th, Joshua will take on Kubrat Pulev in a bout many boxing betting experts feel he will win without much of a problem. If all goes well with this fight, it’s like fans will begin demanding he takes on the top US heavyweight competing right now, Deontay Wilder.
Joshua vs. Wilder betting odds
So if we actually see Anthony Joshua vs. Deontay Wilder in 2018, which fighter would come in as the betting favorite? Both are undefeated fighters with nearly 100% knockout ratios. Luckily, many online sportsbooks in the US now offer odds for this future matchup.
Anthony Joshua is seen by many as the more polished, complete fighter, and is listed as the favorite by Intertops Sportsbook with odds of 1.33.
Wilder is a devastating puncher but his technical ability has been criticized in the past. Nevertheless, he always finds a way to win and would have a real shot at making US gambling news with the upset victory over the Englishman. Wilder’s odds to beat Joshua currently sit at 3.25.
Do you think we’ll see Anthony Joshua vs. Deontay Wilder in 2018? If so, who do you think wins? Tell us what you think in the comment section below and make sure to head to Intertops Sportsbook to find a complete list of 2017 boxing betting odds.