Boxing punters fully expect Tony Bellew to cause an upset against Oleksandr Usyk this weekend.

The bookies have revealed the latest betting figures ahead of the clash and it's the Bomber who is the subject of 85 percent of all bets placed on the winner - despite being the 4/1 outsider.

Meanwhile, just 6 percent of punters fancy the odds-on favourite, Usyk (1/6) to win.

Bellew, who has a record of 30 wins, 2 defeats and 1 draw, is hoping to end his career with a bang at the Manchester Arena on Saturday night by winning all four of Uysk's cruiserweight belts.

Credit: PA
Credit: PA

If the Liverpudlian is successful, he will become the first man to be crowned an undisputed world champion in a British ring.

However, the Ukrainian has an impressive record winning 11 of his 15 fights via knockout and is aiming for Anthony Joshua after the bout with Bellew.

The most likely method of victory is a Usyk win by KO which is offered at 4/5 while Bellew is 6/1 to do so.

Credit: PA
Credit: PA

Promoter Eddie Hearn claims the fight is bigger than Joshua vs Klitschko, saying: "This is the greatest fight I have ever put on and I include Anthony Joshua versus Wladimir Klitschko last year in that.

"It's the first I've ever done where you can say the winner will be king of the division. No arguments. It is the absolute elite of the elite at work."

Alex Apati of Ladbrokes said: "People wrote Bellew off - twice - against David Haye, but the latest figures suggest punters are finally giving Bomber the respect he deserves - even if our traders think he'll struggle."

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