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

Floyd Patterson (The Gentleman of Boxing) and Henry Cooper (Our 'Enry) are scheduled to meet in a bout on at the Empire Pool, London, England. Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

31
Sep 12, 1952
43-5
12
32 (66.7%)
183 cm
180 cm
-3 cm
Orthodox
Nov 22, 1965
9m, 29d
-1
Age
Debut
Record
Title Fights
KOs
Height
Reach
Ape Index
Stance
Last Fight
Layoff
Win Streak
32
Sep 14, 1954
33-12-1
1
23 (50%)
187 cm
191 cm
4 cm
Orthodox
May 21, 1966
3m, 30d
-1
WBATheRing
HV
e1
HV
w2
d6
Tuesday, 20 Sep 1966
Empire Pool, London, England
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Floyd Patterson vs. Henry Cooper

Date

This fight between Floyd Patterson and Henry Cooper took place on 20 September, 1966 at the Empire Pool, London, England.

Tale of the Tape

At 187 cm, Henry Cooper is the taller of the two by 4 cms; Floyd Patterson is 183 cm. Besides being the taller fighter, with a reach of 191 cm, Cooper also has a significant reach advantage of 11 cms over Patterson's 180 cm. On top of that, Cooper also has a 7 cm ape index advantage over Patterson.

Patterson is coming in to this fight with a record of 43-5 (32 KOs). His last fight was 9 months and 29 days ago against Muhammad Ali, which he lost via 12th round TKO.

Muhammad Ali's boxing career

Cooper comes in with a record of 33-12-1 (23 KOs). His last fight was 3 months and 30 days ago against Muhammad Ali, which he lost via 6th round TKO.

Muhammad Ali's boxing career

Both the fighters fight out of the orthodox stance.

On the day of the fight, Patterson will be 31 years and 8 months old. Cooper will be 32 years and 4 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 Henry Cooper. Note, this is a very close margin, just barely better than a 50-50 case. Here is the prediction for Patterson vs Cooper.

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

Result

Floyd Patterson defeated Henry Cooper via 4th round KO. Cooper's losing streak continues, and Patterson gets on a new winning streak. Patterson is now 44-5, and Cooper 33-13-1.

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