Boxing is one of the few sports that sportsbooks will place down chances. Even the ones that are deemed unlikely to happen might find some coverage from the companies.
From a perspective — and a sporting one — it’s rather intriguing. As you aren’t merely gambling on the big event, but on the possibility that it occurs by a certain date. As enormous amounts of money haven’t transferred them yet, the odds can have some value. If the fight does not occur by that date (usually by the close of the calendar year), the bookmaker should refund your money, however it is always best to double check.
Regardless, the larger (metaphorically) the boxer, the more inclined you should see gambling markets to get hypothetical fights. For Anthony, bookies have now set up betting markets for seven fights over the next year. That is virtually unheard of, but it paired up with the intense speculation over Joshua’s next competitor until Andy Ruiz Jnr was verified and, to be frank, the directionless sense of this heavyweight division at this time. Below is a look at the chances for each one of those struggles.
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