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Ali vs. Patterson: Prediction, Odds, Date, Stats

Muhammad Ali (The Greatest) defends his WBC 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.

23
Oct 29, 1960
21-0
2
17 (81%)
191 cm
198 cm
7 cm
Orthodox
May 25, 1965
5m, 28d
21
Age
Debut
Record
Title Fights
KOs
Height
Reach
Ape Index
Stance
Last Fight
Layoff
Win Streak
30
Sep 12, 1952
43-4
11
32 (68.1%)
183 cm
180 cm
-3 cm
Orthodox
May 14, 1965
6m, 8d
5
WBAWBCTheRing
HV
w1
HV
w1
d1
HV
w1
d1
WBATheRing
HV
e1
HV
w2
d6
heavyweight
Monday, 22 Nov 1965
Las Vegas Convention Center, Winchester, Nevada, U.S.
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Muhammad Ali vs. Floyd Patterson I

Date

This fight between Muhammad Ali and Floyd Patterson took place on at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Winchester, Nevada, U.S.

Tale of the Tape

At 191 cm, Muhammad Ali is the taller of the two by 8 cms; Floyd Patterson is 183 cm. Besides being the taller fighter, with a reach of 198 cm, Ali also has a significant reach advantage of 18 cms over Patterson's 180 cm. On top of that, Ali also has a 10 cm ape index advantage over Patterson.

Ali is coming in to this fight with an undefeated record of 21-0 (17 KOs). His last fight was 5 months and 28 days ago against Sonny Liston, which he won via 1st round KO.

Sonny Liston's boxing career

Patterson comes in with a record of 43-4 (32 KOs). His last fight was 6 months and 8 days ago against Tod Herring, which he won via 3rd round TKO.

Both the fighters fight out of the orthodox stance.

On the day of the fight, Ali will be 23 years and 10 months old. Patterson will be 30 years and 10 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 69-31 in favor of Muhammad Ali. Here is the prediction for Ali vs Patterson.

Muhammad Ali should win this fight. It is going to be very hard for Floyd Patterson to win this one.

Result

Muhammad Ali defeated Floyd Patterson via 12th round TKO. Patterson's 5 fight win streak comes to an end, and Ali advances his win streak to 22. Ali is now 22-0, and Patterson 43-5.

Fight Recommendations

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  2. Muhammad Ali knocks out Zora Folley in the 7th round
  3. Muhammad Ali knocks out Cleveland Williams in the 3rd round
  4. Floyd Patterson knocks out Henry Cooper in the 4th round
  5. Muhammad Ali knocks out Sonny Liston in the 1st round in their 2nd fight
  6. Floyd Patterson knocks out Ingemar Johansson in the 6th round in their 3rd fight
  7. Floyd Patterson knocks out Ingemar Johansson in the 5th round in their 2nd fight