- Betfred is sponsoring the Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder rematch.
- The fight is set to take place on February 22.
- Betfred is also increasing its sports betting presence in the United States with new sportsbooks.
LAS VEGAS – Betfred has recently announced that they are the official sponsor for the Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder fight.
As sports betting is gaining momentum in the United States, sportsbooks all over the world are coming to the flood the market. There are many independent sportsbooks looking to get into states with sports betting. Betfred is looking to make itself more well known by sponsoring such a huge fight.
“We’re happy to have BETFRED as an official sponsor for the highly anticipated Wilder vs. Fury II rematch on February 22. This is a 50-50 fight for the heavyweight championship of the world and we’re sure that fans all around the globe will be watching to see all of the drama unfold,” said Tom Brown, president of TGB promotions and Bob Arum, chairman of Top Rank in a joint statement.
Sponsoring the fight will allow Betfred to become more widely known to potential partners. Betfred is currently operating a sportsbook in the Grand Falls Casino & Golf Resort in Iowa. They will next operate in Wind Creek Bethlehem in Pennsylvania and in Saratoga Casino in New York.
Fight Of The Year Odds
The Wilder and Fury rematch is already considered to be a contender for fight of the year. Boxing fans have been waiting for this rematch since the end of the first fight on December 1, 2018. The match ended at a split decision draw.
The odds for Wilder vs. Fury II on online sportsbooks are as follows:
- Deontay Wilder: -130
- Tyson Fury: EVEN
Even though Wilder has slightly shorter odds, there are a good number of bettors putting their money on Fury. Wilder has an impressive record with 41 wins and one draw. The draw coming from his next opponent, Fury.
Fury is no slouch either. Fury has accumulated 29 wins and one draw. It may be because of experience that bettors are favoring Wilder for this particular matchup. Either way, there are many states with legal sports betting site looking to take action on the fight. The rematch is set to take place on February 22.
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