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

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

24
Oct 29, 1960
26-0
7
21 (80.8%)
191 cm
198 cm
7 cm
Orthodox
Sep 10, 1966
2m, 4d
26
Age
Debut
Record
Title Fights
KOs
Height
Reach
Ape Index
Stance
Last Fight
Layoff
Win Streak
33
Dec 11, 1951
65-5-1
0
51 (71.8%)
188 cm
203 cm
15 cm
Orthodox
Jun 28, 1966
4m, 17d
9
WBAWBCTheRing
HV
w1
HV
w1
d6
HV
w1
d6
heavyweight
Monday, 14 Nov 1966
Astrodome, Houston, Texas, U.S.
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Muhammad Ali vs. Cleveland Williams

Date

This fight between Muhammad Ali and Cleveland Williams took place on at the Astrodome, Houston, Texas.

Tale of the Tape

At 191 cm, Muhammad Ali is the taller of the two by 3 cms; Cleveland Williams is 188 cm. Despite being the shorter fighter, Williams has longer reach of 203 cm, which is 5 cms longer than Ali's 198 cm. Williams also has a 8 cm ape index advantage over Ali.

Ali is coming in to this fight with an undefeated record of 26-0 (21 KOs). His last fight was 2 months and 4 days ago against Karl Mildenberger, which he won via 12th round TKO.

Williams comes in with a record of 65-5-1 (51 KOs). His last fight was 4 months and 17 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 24 years and 9 months old. Williams will be 33 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 64-36 in favor of Muhammad Ali. Here is the prediction for Ali vs Williams.

Muhammad Ali is the likely winner of the fight. Unless Cleveland Williams puts on a truly exceptional performance, it is going to be hard for him to win this fight.

Result

Muhammad Ali defeated Cleveland Williams via 3rd round TKO. Williams' 9 fight win streak comes to an end, and Ali advances his win streak to 27. Ali is now 27-0, and Williams 65-6-1.

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