Anthony Joshua prepares to regain his heavyweight titles against current heavyweight world champion Oleksandr Usyk on Saturday August 20, 2022. Punters have gone mad in the last few days and bookmakers are offering tons enhanced odds and special promotions for new and existing customers on the heavyweight fight (eg. 40/1 Joshua to beat Usyk). These offers are the best way to make some profit on the boxing fight. Let's take a look at the best "Anthony Joshua to win" odds and price boosts!
Anthony Joshua became a household name in the U.K., having routinely sold out stadiums in England. AJ lost his IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight titles against Usyk at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium last year. He is the outsider here but will be looking to regain his titles and set up a potential All-British super fight with Tyson Fury.
For all the punters fancying AJ to win there are plenty of betting offers to grab.
Anthony Joshua Enhanced Odds
It’s been a long 11 months since Joshua lost his WBA, IBF, WBO, and IBO heavyweight titles in the first match between these two fighters and now the rematch is just around the corner. Usyk is odds-on favorite to make the double but AJ is receiving lot of support in the betting.
New customers to William Hill can get an amazing 40/1 for the former three-belt world heavyweight champion to win the bout.
If you are looking for more exclusive offers, 888sport are offering a whopping 15/1 boost on AJ to win (max bet £5) as well as 6/1 on the Ukrainian champion to successfully retain his belts.
Anthony Joshua To Win vs Usyk Betting Odds
According to the best betting sites, Oleksandr Usyk is the favorite at 13/25 with Unibet. The former undisputed heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua currently sits as a 9/5 underdog with QuinnBet, with odds shortening since Monday.
The odds on the judges scoring the contest a draw are a massive 20/1 with Coral.
AJ stated he's going for an early knockout because should the fight go the distance, Usyk is expected to retain his heavyweight champion belts.
In case of an early KO, Joshua is now 33/1 to win against Usyk in the fifth round and is 14/5 at Unibet to win by a KO, technical knock-out (TKO) or disqualification.
Boylesportsoffer Evens for the match to go the distance.
Anthony Joshua to win by unanimous decision is available at around 13/2, while Joshua to win by split or majority decision is backable at around 19/1.
Many other betting markets are avaible, including Request-A-Bet markets. Eg.
- Both Fighters to be knocked down and Anthony Joshua to win @ 13/2
- Anthony Joshua to be knocked down in Rounds 1-6 and then win in Rounds 7-12 @ 25/1
- Anthony Joshua to win by Split Decision @ 19/1
- Oleksandr Usyk to be knocked down 2 or more times @ 4/1
- Anthony Joshua to be knocked down and Anthony Joshua to win by KO/TKO @ 9/1
- Oleksandr Usyk to be knocked down in Rounds 1-3 and Anthony Joshua to win in Rounds 4-5 @ 12/1
- Anthony Joshua to be knocked down and win on Points @ 13/1
- Anthony Joshua to win by Majority Decision @ 30/1
- Anthony Joshua to win in last minute of round 2 or last minute of round 3 @ 33/1
- Both Fighters to be knocked down and Anthony Joshua to win in Rounds 10-12 @ 35/1
and many more...
You can find all these Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk odds specials at Betfair and Paddy Power:
When Will The Fight End?
Another popular betting market is reletated to total rounds, round betting and when the bout will end. Below we list the match odds:
- Fight to end in Round 1-3 @ 17/2
- Fight to end in Round 4-6 @ 9/2
- Fight to end in Round 7-9 @ 4/1
- Fight to end in Round 10-12 @ 5/1
- Over 9.5 Total Rounds @ 4/5
- Under 9.5 Total Rounds @ 11/8
- Anthony Joshua to Win in Round 1-6 @ 15/2
- Anthony Joshua to Win in Round 7-12 @ 13/2
- Anthony Joshua to Win in Round 1-4 @ 12/1
- Anthony Joshua to Win in Round 1-2 @ 25/1
- Anthony Joshua to Win in Round 9-12 @ 11/1
Who will fight Anthony Joshua next?
AJ and the current world heavyweight champion Oleksandr Usyk had been due to do battle in May, and then July, but there were various hold-ups in negotiations which pushed the fight further back.
The rematch will take place on Saturday, August 20. Usyk vs Joshua 2 is going to be held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Oleksandr Usyk, like Joshua, is a London 2012 gold medalist. Nicknamed ‘The Cat’, the 34-year-old has claimed 19 straight wins as a professional so far. He dominated at cruiserweight, winning the Muhammad Ali Trophy and unifying the division before moving up to heavyweight.
In the heavyweight division, Usyk has beaten both Chazz Witherspoon and Derek Chisora (by unanymous decision) before beating AJ via unanimous decision at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium last September.
Should Anthony Joshua beat Olekandr Usyk, the British boxer is expected to have his long-awaited showdown with WBC champion Tyson Fury (who could end his retirement to gihht Joshua in the biggest boxing bout ever) to determine an undisputed champion.
Anthony Joshua free bets & betting offers
Both the most estabilished bookmakers and the new betting sites in the UK know that any AJ fight is surely to generate a big hype and likely to be a huge betting event. That means there are plenty of unmissable Joshua vs Usyk new customer offers and free bets.
Match Bonuses are offered to new customers and are essentially free bets that match the amount of your first deposit.
Bet-and-Get Free Bets
This usually offers you a number of free bets in return for the initial bet you place after signing up. “Bet £5 on Joshua vs Usyk to get £20 in free bets” or "Bet £10 on the fight to get £50 in free bets" would be typical examples.
Risk-Free Bet Offers
This type of betting offer is ideal if you want to wager on the Joshua vs Usyk fight. Typically you have to sign up and you can then make a bet up to a specified amount. If your bet wins, you will collect your winnings. If you are a loser, you will receive a refund up to that amount. Basically, you are betting on Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk with no risk attached.
Who is Anthony Joshua?
Joshua is a 2012 Olympic gold medalist at super heavyweight representing Great Britain and is the unified world heavyweight champion. He has won 24 and lost one of his 26 bouts as a pro boxer, including the first 22 fights. His only losses came at the hands of Mexican boxer Andy Ruiz Jr. in his first and only fight in the United States of America, and against Oleksandr Usyk last year. The Brit avenged the loss to Ruiz Jr. later in 2019 with a unanimous decision- Will he do the same against Usyk?
AJ possesses the looks, power, skill and an innate charisma that makes him a global attraction. He has a massive social media following with 17 million followers across Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.
The highlight of Joshua’s career came in April 2017, when in front of a British-record of 90,000 people at Wembley Stadium in London, he recorded an epic 11th-round knockout of Wladimir Klitschko.