The World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight final is all set with Oleksandr Usyk to face Murat Gassiev on May 11th in Saudia Arabia. Boxing fans can check out an early preview of the betting odds here.
Oddsmakers currently have Oleksandr Usyk as the (-300) favorite with Murat Gassiev as the (+225) underdog. Please check these online betting sites for the latest odds.
As the betting odds suggest, this should be the toughest test for Usyk in his short professional career. The undefeated Gassiev in fresh off an impressive stoppage of Yunier Dorticos, while Usyk was given a run for his money by Mairis Briedis in the semifinal and escaped with a razor-thin majority decision.
In fact, you could make an argument that the betting odds should be closer, as most in the boxing world see this as a fight that could go either way. However, the Oddsmakers have shaded Usyk as a 3-to-1 favorite, possibly due to his amateur pedigree and that fact he has more hype surrounding his name.
Promoters are currently making a push to have the fight moved to Russia, which could cause the odds to shift. We will keep you updated.