Dillian Whyte and Joseph Parker face off at The O2 on Saturday and both will be hungry to gain a victory that could propel them into the world title conversation.
Our boxing expert talks you through the best online boxing bets as ‘The Body Snatcher’ Whyte faces the former WBO World Heavyweight Champion.
All Whyte on the night?
Fighting in his own backyard, Dillian Whyte will approach this fight very confidently. With only one loss in his career, to unified World Champion Anthony Joshua, Whyte is every bit the equal of Parker on paper.
With an impressive 17 knockouts under his belt, including a brutal put down of Lucas Browne in his last fight, Whyte approaches this fight with lots of confidence, and is unbeaten in his last seven bouts. A Dillian Whyte win is evens on the night.
Parker after a redemption shot
Joseph Parker was underestimated by some when he took on Anthony Joshua in his last fight but put his critics to bed with a strong performance in an ultimately fruitless unanimous points defeat, which is incidentally also his only loss.
During the fight he showcased his iron chin wearing punches that would have put down many a wild animal let alone a human.
A strong technical boxer, his patience and recent Championship experience could outlast Whyte, who is occasionally wild and Parker to win on points can be backed at 6/4.
Titanic clash between top-class heavyweights
With so much at stake for these boxers, it is very much a case of a can’t lose matchup. The winner is likely to join the queue to face Joshua while the loser will have to bide his time before realising their title opportunities.
Despite Parker’s recent pedigree and big stage experience I fancy Whyte, who with a partisan home crowd behind him, will showcase his thunderous body shots and dispatch Parker in exhilarating fashion. Whyte to win in rounds 1-6 can be found at excellent value of 17/2.