Liam Williams is a fighter that really has developed a whole lot in the last few years. His decision to move up to middleweight was a good one and he looks much stronger now. Williams has good fundamentals and he punches hard enough for middleweight, no question about that. He has had what was considered three tough fights in a row and he has won all three by knockout which is very impressive. His records stands at 21-2 with the only 2 losses coming against the formidable Liam Smith. In the opposite corner is Alantez Fox (26-1) from Maryland, USA. The bookies have installed Liam Williams as a big favourite when he in fact has never been up against anything that resembles Alantez Fox. The one loss that Fox has one his record came against Demetrius Andrade, the WBO middleweight Champion by a decision. Although he lost that fight, he put up a good effort and won a few rounds.
The odds are -400 (1.25 decimal odds) on Williams to win and up to +350 (4.50 decimal odds) for Fox to win. The odds for Alantez Fox to win a decision is +850 (9.50 decimal odds) and that our dear friends is extreme value. Alantez Fox is a tall and skilled fighter that we believe will present Williams with big difficulties of their styles. The pick here is the upset; Alantez Fox to win by Decision for a price of +850 (9.50 decimal odds)
The Pick: Alantez Fox to win by Decision
Odds: +850 (9.50 decimal odds)
Start time: 4pm ET / 1pm PT