Anderson Silva opens as a sizeable underdog in boxing match against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.

Anderson Silva Julio Cesar Chavez Jr Boxing

Anderson Silva is the betting underdog in his upcoming boxing match against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. this summer.

On June 19, at the Jalisco Stadium in Guadalajara, Mexico, Silva will have his first fight since being released from the UFC in the ring. It’s a very intriguing matchup as the Brazilian is known for his boxing but Chavez Jr. is a former boxing world champion, and to no surprise is the betting favorite.

Opening Odds

Anderson Silva: +275
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. -350

On first look, it isn’t surprising to see Silva be the betting underdog given the fact he is on a losing streak. Chavez Jr. has also proven himself to be one of the top boxers in the world in his weight class. Silva has also talked about wanting to box for years so it shouldn’t be a surprise to see him enter the ring.

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