- Hughie Fury vs Pavel Sour goes Saturday, March 7th at 5:00 pm EST from Manchester, England
- Which daunting heavyweight killer reinserts themselves back into the win column?
- Check out the odds, prediction and breakdown of the fight below
Hughie Fury vs Pavel Sour goes down at Manchester Arena on Saturday evening in the UK. This weekend’s heavyweight prizefight has major stakes for both fighters.
Fury is expected to show out, add one to the highlight reel, and live up to his namesake. Sour is looking to snatch the most significant scalp of his career and create his first ripple effect on the international scene.
Hughie Fury vs Pavel Sour Odds
|Fighter||Odds at Bovada|
Odds taken Mar 4th
This marks Fury’s first fight back since his August 2019 in a WBA international championship fight loss to Alexander Povetkin. He has shown a certain degree of proficiency as a pugilist but there seems to be a ceiling on his abilities.
In the eyes of some, Hughie performed in a way that underscored why some primarily regard him as Tyson Fury’s cousin.
European Heavyweight Warfare
Though Fury only has three career losses, it’s worth noting that he is 3-3 across his last six fights. He also received invaluable experience from contending for the WBO world title, holding the British heavyweight title, alongside a myriad of other experiences through that stretch.
Sour has made multiple defenses of his Czech heavyweight title but is looking to make more of a splash internationally. Sour’s last fight was a loss to 20-0 prospect Jermaine Franklin in October 2019.
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The two men were supposed to fight in November 2019 but Fury had to pull out at the eleventh hour due to a virus. This is a huge step up in competition for Sour which is obviously reflected in the odds above.
Fury has fought some of the best in the world while Sour has largely fought middling club level competition with losing records. This fight, on-paper, looks like a great chance for Hughie Fury to secure his 14th career victory via stoppage.
Fury vs Sour Tale of the Tape
|Fred Kassi, Sam Sexton, Samuel Peter||Significant Wins||Tomas Salek and Vaclav Pejsar|
Sour’s 55 percent KO rate is not enough to inspire much confidence in the whole “puncher’s chance” narrative, for me. Fury doesn’t have a wild knockout rate overall either but he does have three stoppage wins across his last three victories.
Sour was knocked out as a 6-0 pro by Filip Hrgovic who was 1-0 at the time. I could see Fury scoring more of a TKO victory than a straight-up KO. I think Hughie gets it done inside of nine rounds via some form of TKO when Fury vs Sour goes down.
Pick: Hughie Fury (-2000)
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