Betting | Apr 10 2016

Anthony Joshua favourite to win Sports Personality of the Year

Anthony Joshua's title win could make him a national hero
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ANTHONY JOSHUA became IBF heavyweight champion of the world last night after knocking out US fighter Charles Martin and Betway have installed him as 9/2 favourite to win this year’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year.

It was a stunning success by the Watford-born Olympic champion and he will be bidding to become the first boxer to win the award since Joe Calzaghe in 2007.

Jessica Ennis-Hill and Jamie Vardy are next in the betting at 8/1, while two-time winner Andy Murray is 10/1.