Vitor Belfort opens as favourite in potential boxing bout in opposition to Jake Paul

He may not be the odds-on favourite to battle Jake Paul subsequent, but when Vitor Belfort will get that matchup he already has the assist of the oddsmakers.

Lower than 24 hours after making fast work of heavyweight boxing legend Evander Holyfield at Triller Battle Membership’s “Legends 2” occasion on Saturday, Belfort has opened as the favourite in a possible matchup with Paul, coming in at -180 within the opening odds set by Paul is a +150 underdog.

For betting functions, a $180 guess on Belfort could be required to win $100, whereas a $100 guess on Paul would yield a return of $150. The present odds roughly translate to Belfort having a 64 % likelihood to beat Paul.

Belfort, 44, competed in boxing for the primary time since 2006. He was initially scheduled to battle Oscar De La Hoya, however Holyfield, 58, was introduced in as a alternative on per week’s discover after De La Hoya was hospitalized with COVID-19.

“The Phenom” has already begun his marketing campaign for an additional massive cash boxing match, calling out each Paul and present world champion Canelo Alvarez. Paul, 24, is coming off of a cut up determination win over former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. The social media star-turned-pro boxer is unbeaten in 4 professional bouts, with wins over Woodley, Ben Askren, and former NBA participant Nate Robinson.

Following Paul’s win over Woodley in August, the opening strains for Paul’s subsequent opponent included Belfort at an extended shot guess of +2000.

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