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Stipe Miocic massively favored over Anthony Joshua in potential crossover UFC match

The UFC’s heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic opened up as an astronomical betting favorite over undefeated boxing great Anthony Joshua in potential UFC match.

MMA: UFC 211- Miocic vs Dos Santos Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

If the planets just so happen to align in just the right way, then MMA and boxing fans could be treated to a heavyweight crossover UFC match involving the promotion’s 265 pound king, Stipe Miocic, and undefeated boxing icon Anthony Joshua. Of course, whenever there is potential for a mega-matchup on the horizon, you can expect some rather thrilling betting odds to follow suit.

If this amazing spectacle is to actually go down, then according to online gambling site Odds Checker, it will be Miocic who is heavily favored at whopping 1/50 odds to Joshua’s 10/1 line. The UFC’s heavyweight champ is being shown ample respect here, especially after coming in as the betting underdog to Francis Ngannou at UFC 220 this past January, to which Miocic dominated his opposition for five rounds straight.

Stipe Miocic: 1/50 (-5000)

Anthony Joshua: 10/1 (+1000)

So, what do these numbers mean exactly? Well, if you were to bet $100.00 on Anthony Joshua at 10/1 odds, then you stand to make $1000.00 plus your $100.00 back. On the flipside, if you were to drop $100.00 on Stipe Miocic at 1/50 odds, then you stand to make a mere $2.00, plus your $100.00 back. Joshua has never been an underdog in his professional boxing career, and Miocic has never even come close to being this heavily favorited.

Take a look at the career betting odds for Stipe Miocic courtesy of OddsShark.com:

Take a look at the career betting odds for Anthony Joshua courtesy of OddsShark.com:

Hey, it could happen?