Championship Boxing Best Bets: Whyte vs Fury

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Championship Boxing Best Bets: Whyte vs Fury

The WBC and The Ring heavyweight titles will be on the line when reigning champion Tyson Fury takes on Dillian Whyte on April 23 as a heavy 1.13 favourite on the boxing odds at 888 Sport. Fury returns to action sporting a sparkling 31-0-1 professional boxing record after wrapping up his epic trilogy of fights against archrival Deontay Wilder with an 11th-round knockout win back in October. It has been a longer layoff for Whyte, who makes his first bid for an undisputed world heavyweight title sporting lengthy 5.00 odds. Whyte reclaimed the WBC interim heavyweight crown in his last outing in March 2021, exacting revenge in a rematch with Alexander Povetkin by tallying a fourth-round TKO victory.

CanadianBettingSites takes a look at all the odds and trends ahead of the battle for the WBC and The Ring heavyweight titles, which is set to take place at London’s Wembley Stadium on Saturday April 23. Sports bettors can refer to our best online sportsbook reviews to learn all they need to know about boxing betting in Canada.

Boxing Odds10Bet888Sport
Tyson Fury1.161.13
Dillian Whyte4.805.00
Draw26.0026.00

Dillian Whyte vs Tyson Fury (c) – WBC and The Ring Heavyweight Championships

Professional Boxing Records
Dillian Whyte: 28-2
Tyson Fury: 31-0-1

After returning to the top of the heavyweight division with his recent back-to-back defeats over Deontay Wilder, Tyson Fury will face a new opponent for the first time in almost three years when he steps into the ring to face off against Dillian Whyte. Wilder emerged as the biggest threat to hand Fury his first-ever loss as a pro, battling the “The Gypsy King” to a split draw in their first meeting back in December 2018. However, Wilder proved to be no match for the 6’, 9” Englishman, who followed up with an impressive seventh-round TKO win to claim the WBC and The Ring titles in their first rematch, and ended the trilogy with a stunning KO win last fall.

Overall, Fury has finished opponents in 22 of his 31 career victories, including three of his past four visits to the squared circle. However, the 33-year-old has also demonstrated his ability to go the distance. In addition to seeing his third clash with Wilder extend into the 11th round, has seen four of his past eight overall contests eventually get decided by the judges, including his 12-round unanimous decision win over Ukraine’s Wladimir Klitschko in 2015 that earned him the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, IBO, and The Ring heavyweight titles.

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OVER 9.5 rounds

With both Fury and Whyte proven capable of going the distance, look for their battle for the WBC heavyweight title to go at least nine full rounds

1.95

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Whyte has Earned his Title Shot

After twice winning the WBC interim heavyweight title over the past three years, Dillian Whyte finally gets his shot at the undisputed title when he faces off against Fury at Wembley Stadium. The 33-year-old Jamaican enjoyed a steady rise up the heavyweight rankings while winning 27 of his first 28 fights. Whyte also demonstrated impressive character while rebounding to reclaim the interim crown he lost to Povetkin in their first clash in August 2020.

Indeed, Whyte’s recent win over Povetkin may be the most impressive of his career. After establishing himself as a power puncher while finishing opponents in 12 straight contests early in his career, “The Body Snatcher” has also shown his ability to go deep, with six of his 10 battles prior to his first date with Povetkin getting decided by the judges. However, his recent win over Povetkin proved to be his most decisive victory since he knocked out a badly overmatched Malcom Tann in 2017.

Best Bet: Tyson Fury (1.16) at 10Bet