Wilder vs. Parker: bookmakers named the favorite of one of the most anticipated fights of the year
On December 23, former world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (43-2-1, 42 KOs) will take part in a grand show in Saudi Arabia, where he will headline alongside Anthony Joshua (26-3, 23 KOs). The American will fight New Zealander Joseph Parker (33-3, 23 KOs).
Bookmakers consider the Bronze Bomber, as the US representative is called, to be the favorite of the confrontation. The odds on Wilder's victory are 1.17. The draw is estimated at 19.00. And Parker's success rate reaches 5.00.
In addition, analysts are confident that the fight will not go the full distance of 12 rounds. The corresponding event is offered at 1.25. Experts also assume that the fight will end in the second half, and offer to bet on it with odds of 1.44.
It should be noted that on December 23 in Riyadh, it was planned to hold a mega-fight between Oleksandr Usyk (21-0, 14 KOs) and Tyson Fury (34-0-1, 24 KOs) for the title of absolute world champion, but it was postponed. A new date for the fight was announced in London.
Interestingly, the boxers almost fought during a duel of looks during the press conference. In addition, the Ukrainian admitted how the rescheduling of the fight affected him. Oleksandr also paid a number of compliments to his British opponent.
Earlier, our compatriot urged journalists not to ask him questions about Tyson. And during the WBC congress in Tashkent, a local media representative touched Usyk by asking him a question in Ukrainian.
In addition, bookmakers abruptly changed the quotes for the Usyk-Fury fight. In his turn, Oleksandr spoke about what he would do after defeating Tyson, who recorded a video message to the Ukrainian with a promise to knock him out by the end of the fourth round.
News from the British boxer's training camp was also announced. And the legendary Evander Holyfield explained why Usyk will win the fight against Fury.
As reported by OBOZ.UA, Oleksandr Usyk did not disclose his tactical plan for the fight with Tyson Fury. In addition, the legendary Russian champion Kostya Tszyu gave his forecast for the fight between the Ukrainian and the Briton. The Gypsy King himself admitted that he is not interested in the title of absolute champion.