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November 13

Odds on Oleksandr Usyk next opponent

Oleksandr Usyk next opponent will likely be a heavyweight. But who?

Odds on Oleksandr Usyk next opponent

Oleksandr Usyk is being backed at 6/4 to take his next fight in the heavyweight division and face Dillian Whyte, following his powerful eighth round knockout victory over Tony Bellew on Saturday night.

The Ukrainian puncher provided a conclusive finish to his 16th victory at cruiserweight and the leading online bookmaker is now tipping him to chase a glamour tie in the weight division above.

 Whyte is a very strong favourite to be Usyk’s next opponent at 6/4, while American Jarrell Miller and Russian Alexander Povetkin hold outside chances at 9/2 and 5/1 respectively.

Three-belt world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is 10/1 to share the ring with Usyk next.

Oleksandr Usyk next opponent

Betway’s Alan Alger said: “Oleksandr Usyk could be about to add some extra venom to the heavyweight division, starting with a fight against Dillian Whyte who is 6/4 to be the Ukranian’s next opponent.

“Going up a division is no easy task, but Usyk looks to have the build and the strength to compete with the world’s biggest boxers. Anthony Joshua is a long-shot to be Usyk’s next fight at 10/1, though it would be no surprise to see him challenged for his belts by the undefeated cruiserweight in the near future.”

Betway – Sport – Boxing

Oleksandr Usyk next opponent:

Dillian Whyte

6/4

Jarrell Miller

9/2

Alexander Povetkin

5/1

Carlos Takam

11/2

Joseph Parker

6/1

Dereck Chisora

8/1

Deontay Wilder

9/1

Anthony Joshua

10/1

Tyson Fury

20/1

 

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