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Anderson Silva opens as an enormous favourite over Chael Sonnen forward of their boxing match

Anderson Silva has opened as a sizeable betting favorite to defeat Chael Sonnen ahead of their boxing match. It was announced on Sunday that Silva will have his final fight in Brazil on June 15 in Sao Paulo against Sonnen. The fight came together as a massive surprise, as it is on short notice, but

Anderson Silva opens as an enormous favourite over Chael Sonnen forward of their boxing match

Anderson Silva has opened as a sizeable betting favourite to defeat Chael Sonnen forward of their boxing match. Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen

It was introduced on Sunday that Silva will have his final fight in Brazil on June 15 in Sao Paulo in opposition to Sonnen. The struggle got here collectively as an enormous shock, as it’s on quick discover, however it is going to be an expert bout and will probably be 5, two-minute rounds.

Following the struggle being made, BetOnline launched odds for the bout and Anderson Silva is a sizeable betting favourite to defeat Chael Sonnen.

Boxing odds:

Anderson Silva -500
Chael Sonnen +325

In case you like Silva to win, you will have to guess $500 to win $100, whereas these odds suggest an 83.3% probability of profitable. In case you assume Sonnen can pull off the upset, a $100 guess would web you $325 if he will get his hand raised on June 15 in Brazil.

Anderson Silva (34-11 and 1 NC MMA, 3-2 boxing) final competed in October of 2022 when he suffered a call loss to Jake Paul in boxing. Earlier than that, he scored a KO win over Tito Ortiz in boxing and a break up determination win over Julio Caesar Chavez Jr. in his first boxing struggle since 2005.

Silva is the previous UFC middleweight champion and has two wins over Sonnen in MMA. He first beat Sonnen at UFC 117 as he scored a surprising fifth-round submission in a struggle he was shedding. He then scored a TKO win over Sonnen at UFC 148.

Chael Sonnen (31-17-1 MMA) has not competed since July 2019 when he suffered a TKO loss to Lyoto Machida, which was his second straight loss as he had been KO’d by Fedor Emelianenko earlier than that. After the struggle in opposition to Machida, he introduced his retirement and caught to it, till this struggle got here collectively which will probably be his professional boxing debut.

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In his profession, Sonnen has notable wins over Michael Bisping, Shogun Rua, Wanderlei Silva, and Rampage Jackson amongst others.

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