Punters backing Charles Martin to beat Anthony Joshua

Leading bookmaker Coral has cut the odds from 4-1 into 7-2 on Charles Martin defending his IBF world heavyweight title at the O2 Arena on Saturday evening when he takes on Anthony Joshua following a flurry of bets for the American. Joshua, on the other hand, can be backed at 2-9 with the firm to win his first world title on Saturday

In the method of victory market, Joshua is 3-10 to win inside 12 rounds, while he can be backed at 13-2 to get the decision from the judges.

“It looks like the bookmakers will be cheering on Anthony Joshua on Saturday as the money has come piling in for Charles Martin to defend his title this weekend. Punters feel the world champion is too big in the betting and we’ve laid some sizable bets on the American,” said Coral’s John Hill.

**Anthony Joshua v Charles Martin

2-9 Joshua, 7-2 Martin, 33 Draw

**Method of victory

3-10 Joshua to win by stoppage

5-1 Martin to win by stoppage

13-2 Joshua to win on points

16-1 Martin to win on points

33-1 Draw


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John Hill 07889 645520