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Ali vs. Cooper II: Prediction, Odds, Date, Stats

Muhammad Ali (The Greatest) defends his WBC and The Ring heavyweight titles against Henry Cooper (Our 'Enry). Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

24
Oct 29, 1960
23-0
4
18 (78.3%)
191 cm
198 cm
7 cm
Orthodox
Mar 29, 1966
1m, 22d
23
Age
Debut
Record
Title Fights
KOs
Height
Reach
Ape Index
Stance
Last Fight
Layoff
Win Streak
32
Sep 14, 1954
33-11-1
0
23 (51.1%)
187 cm
191 cm
4 cm
Orthodox
Feb 16, 1966
3m, 5d
2
WBAWBCTheRing
HV
w1
HV
w1
d3
HV
w1
d3
heavyweight
Saturday, 21 May 1966
Arsenal Stadium, London, England
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Muhammad Ali vs. Henry Cooper II

Date

This fight between Muhammad Ali and Henry Cooper took place on at the Arsenal Stadium, London, England.

Tale of the Tape

At 191 cm, Muhammad Ali is the taller of the two by 4 cms; Henry Cooper is 187 cm. Besides being the taller fighter, with a reach of 198 cm, Ali also has a good reach advantage of 7 cms over Cooper's 191 cm. On top of that, Ali also has a 3 cm ape index advantage over Cooper.

Ali is coming in to this fight with an undefeated record of 23-0 (18 KOs). His last fight was 1 month and 22 days ago against George Chuvalo, which he won via 15 round unanimous decision.

George Chuvalo's boxing career

Cooper comes in with a record of 33-11-1 (23 KOs). His last fight was 3 months and 5 days ago against Jefferson Davis, which he won via 1st round KO.

Both the fighters fight out of the orthodox stance.

On the day of the fight, Ali will be 24 years and 4 months old. Cooper will be 32 years old.

Prediction and Odds

[ Early Beta ]

After considering the both the fighters' stats and their performance patterns, the winning odds is calculated to be at 68-32 in favor of Muhammad Ali. Here is the prediction for Ali vs Cooper II.

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

Result

Muhammad Ali defeated Henry Cooper via 6th round TKO. Cooper's 2 fight win streak comes to an end, and Ali advances his win streak to 24. Ali is now 24-0, and Cooper 33-12-1.

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