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

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

Sep 12, 1952
27 (71.1%)
183 cm
180 cm
-3 cm
Jun 20, 1960
8m, 21d
Title Fights
Ape Index
Last Fight
Win Streak
Dec 5, 1952
14 (60.9%)
184 cm
183 cm
-1 cm
Jun 20, 1960
8m, 21d
Monday, 13 Mar 1961
Exhibition Hall, Miami Beach, Florida, U.S.
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Floyd Patterson vs. Ingemar Johansson III


This fight between Floyd Patterson and Ingemar Johansson took place on at the Exhibition Hall, Miami Beach, Florida, US.

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.

Patterson is coming in to this fight with a record of 36-2 (27 KOs). His last fight was 8 months and 21 days ago against Ingemar Johansson, which he won via 5th round KO.

Ingemar Johansson's boxing career

Johansson comes in with a record of 22-1 (14 KOs). His last fight was 8 months and 21 days ago against Floyd Patterson, which he lost via 5th round KO.

Floyd Patterson's boxing career

Both the fighters fight out of the orthodox stance.

On the day of the fight, Patterson will be 26 years and 2 months old. Johansson will be 28 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 52-48 in favor of Floyd Patterson. Note, this is a very close margin, just barely better than a 50-50 case. Here is the prediction for Patterson vs Johansson III.

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


Floyd Patterson defeated Ingemar Johansson via 6th round KO to retain the NBA, NYSAC, and The Ring heavyweight titles. Johansson's losing streak continues, and Patterson advances his win streak to 2. Patterson is now 37-2, and Johansson 22-2.

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