Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury betting preview and odds: Gypsy King is early ODDS-ON favourite to win

TYSON FURY is the bookies' early ODDS-ON favourite to beat Anthony Joshua ahead of their confirmed bout on August 14th.

The two British boxing stars will go toe to toe in Saudi Arabia for their undisputed heavyweight title fight.


Fury is odds-on at 4/7 with Paddy Power while Joshua is a slightly bigger price at 11/8 to win the fight.

Fury's most-likely method of victory is on points or decision (15/8) rather than via knockout (9/4).

But Joshua's shortest price in terms of way of victory is via KO/TKO at 5/2, making this an intriguing showdown.

Paddy Power are offering an early odds boosts on either Fury to win via KO/TKO at 3/1 or Joshua to win via KO/TKO at 11/4 HERE*.

As the two fighters are evenly matched, punters could back a controversial draw at 22/1.

Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury – Paddy Power

Fight result

  • Anthony Joshua: 11/8
  • Draw: 22/1
  • Fury: 4/7

Method of victory

  • Joshua Points or Decision: 11/2
  • Joshua KO/TKO: 5/2
  • Fury Points or Decision: 15/8
  • Fury KO/TKO: 9/4

Group round betting

  • Joshua Round 1 – 3: 11/1
  • Joshua Round 4 – 6: 17/2
  • Joshua Round 7 – 9: 9/1
  • Joshua Round 10 – 12: 16/1
  • Fury Round 1 – 3: 13/1
  • Fury Round 4 – 6: 17/2
  • Fury Round 7 – 9: 8/1
  • Fury Round 10 – 12: 12/1

Gone in 60 Seconds

  • Joshua to win in 60 seconds: 100/1
  • Either to win in 60 seconds: 66/1
  • Fury to win in 60 seconds: 125/1


Despite Fury being the favourite to win, the bookies expect the fight will NOT go the distance at 4/6.

Among Paddy Power's extensive list of odds, you can back both fighters to be knocked down during the fight at 5/1.

Or at 6/1 you can back Joshua to be knocked down before going on to win the fight, replicating the way he defeated Wladimir Klitschko.

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