Boxing is one of the very few sports which sportsbooks will place chances down. Those that are deemed unlikely to occur might get some protection from the companies that are betting.
From a betting perspective — and a sporting one — it is quite interesting. Since you are not merely betting on the event, but on the risk that it happens by a certain date. The chances can occasionally have some worth, as massive sums of cash have not moved them. If the fight does not take place by that date (generally by the end of the calendar year), the bookmaker must refund your money, however it’s always best to double check.
Regardless, the bigger (metaphorically) the fighter, the more likely you are to see gambling markets to get hypothetical fights. For Anthony, bookies have really set up gambling markets for seven fights over the year. That’s virtually unheard of, but it paired up with the intense speculation over Joshua’s next opponent until Andy Ruiz Jnr was verified and, to be frank, the directionless sense of the heavyweight division right now. Below is a look at the chances for every of those fights.
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