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Johansson vs. Patterson II: Prediction, Odds, Date, Stats

Ingemar Johansson (Ingo) defends his NBA, NYSAC, and The Ring heavyweight titles against Floyd Patterson (The Gentleman of Boxing). Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

Dec 5, 1952
14 (63.6%)
184 cm
183 cm
-1 cm
Jun 26, 1959
11m, 25d
Title Fights
Ape Index
Last Fight
Win Streak
Sep 12, 1952
26 (70.3%)
183 cm
180 cm
-3 cm
Jun 26, 1959
11m, 25d
Monday, 20 Jun 1960
Polo Grounds, New York City, New York, U.S.
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Ingemar Johansson vs. Floyd Patterson II


This fight between Ingemar Johansson and Floyd Patterson took place on at the Polo Grounds, New York City, New York, U.S.

Tale of the Tape

At 184 cm, Ingemar Johansson is the taller of the two by 1 cm; Floyd Patterson is 183 cm. Besides being the taller fighter, with a reach of 183 cm, Johansson also has reach advantage of 3 cms over Patterson's 180 cm. On top of that, Johansson also has a 2 cm ape index advantage over Patterson.

Johansson is coming in to this fight with an undefeated record of 22-0 (14 KOs). His last fight was 11 months and 25 days ago against Floyd Patterson, which he won via 3rd round TKO.

Floyd Patterson's boxing career

Patterson comes in with a record of 35-2 (26 KOs). His last fight was 11 months and 25 days ago against Ingemar Johansson, which he lost via 3rd round TKO.

Ingemar Johansson's boxing career

Both the fighters fight out of the orthodox stance.

On the day of the fight, Johansson will be 27 years and 8 months old. Patterson will be 25 years and 5 months old.

Prediction and Odds

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After considering the both the fighters' stats and their performance patterns, the winning odds is calculated to be at 51-49 in favor of Ingemar Johansson. Note, this is a very close margin, just barely better than a 50-50 case. Here is the prediction for Johansson vs Patterson II.

A very close matchup, could go either way. Ingemar Johansson may have a slighly better chance of winning — unless Patterson stops Johansson early.


Floyd Patterson defeated Ingemar Johansson via 5th round KO to win the NBA, NYSAC, and The Ring heavyweight titles. Johansson's undefeated record of 22 wins comes to an end, and Patterson gets on a new winning streak. Patterson is now 36-2, and Johansson 22-1.

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