Canelo vs Bivol Early Odds: What Are They?

Canelo vs Bivol

Canelo Alvarez will make the step up to the Light Heavyweight division to face Dmitry Bivol, but what are the current betting odds for the contest?

The fight is set to take place on Saturday 7th May 2022, and there are already early odds available for the clash.

Canelo and Bivol are both major names in the boxing game, so somebody will be getting a major L on their record here.

Here’s everything you need to know about the early odds for Canelo vs Bivol ahead of the contest in May 2022.

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – NOVEMBER 06: Canelo Alvarez (L) punches Caleb Plant during their championship bout for Alvarez’s WBC, WBO and WBA super middleweight titles and Plant’s IBF super middleweight title at MGM Grand Garden Arena on November 06, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Canelo vs Bivol Early Odds

According to Oddscritic, Canelo is currently the favourite to take Bivol’s WBA Light-Heavyweight title and break his unbeaten streak.

The early odds for the fight however do not show that the Mexican pound for pound great will have that easy a ride.

Fanduel currently has Canelo at -350 to win another title, whilst the best odds for the underdog Bivol to win is +310 at DraftKings.

Speaking at a Press Conference in San Diego on Thursday 3rd March 2022, Canelo discussed the difficulty of moving up a weight class to try and win a title.

He said: “Thank you to Dmitry Bivol for the opportunity to fight for your world championship, thank you so much. I’m glad to be back with Eddie Hearn and working with him, with DAZN, I’m really excited for this year.

“When I work hard and do my best in the ring, I make a good fight for the fans. Thank you everybody and I’ll see you on May 7.

“I don’t care, I like challenges, it makes me feel alive – challenges for me in everything in my life. I like a good challenge and now I have a very good fighter in front of me and I’m excited for this fight.

“Bivol is a really tough fighter and it’s going to be a really good fight for Cinco de Mayo weekend with my people in Las Vegas – Mexican weekend. I’m really excited and I’m going to prepare really well because this fight is going to be really hard.”

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