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It's fight week and the bookmakers have spoken, the defending champion is the 1/2 favourite to retain the world heavyweight crown in Jeddah on Saturday. You can get Anthony Joshua by any means at 7/4 or if you fancy the draw they'll give you odds of 20.

Anthony Joshua sat down with Sky Sports this week and confirmed that the winner on Saturday night cannot call themselves the best in the world unless they also beat Tyson Fury (except if Fury is retired for good).

 

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7/4 seems a little optimistic that works out as 36% chance of winning, I would consider anything below 25% as ok value but 36% is too rich.
 

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Just watching the open workouts and noticed that DAZN don't have anything at all on the advertising space in the ring. Sky Sports do but no DAZN, aren't DAZN the worldwide broadcasters (minus Ukraine)? I can't get on the DAZN US website it keeps automatically diverting me to my home site, I just wanted to see if it's on PPV over there too, does anybody know or mind checking if you're in the US and have DAZN?

I forgot I had a late shift booked for this Saturday, I've cancelled it now obviously, no chance I miss this, I'm watching the whole of this one and it has to be live.
 

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So in your opinion it is all over for AJ. He loses to Usyk again and then quits.
I'm saying there is about a 75% chance that is the outcome. Given the general hatred for AJ round here I presume the rest of you think that is optimistic. Usyk is extremely good technically and assuming that the extra weight doesn't overally effect his mobility (I think that is unlikely) and I would expect him to dominate the division till he retires, there is no way Joyce, Dubois or Hrgovic are going to realistically challenge him for the title and if he fights Wilder he will embarrass him so completely it will be unreal. If AJ does win obviously it will be interesting to see if Fury's 37th retirement sticks, I still think that fight isn't guaranteed to be made even if Fury would unretire as I pretty sure Fury's arrogance means he will only accept extremely preferential terms (at least 70/30 with Name first and Walk second etc) and I'm not sure that AJ would want to give that up (quite rightly given he would have 4 of the 5 belts going in).
 
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