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

In an undisputed world title fight, Muhammad Ali (The Greatest) defends his heavyweight WBA, WBC, and The Ring belts against Zora Folley. Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

25
Oct 29, 1960
28-0
9
22 (78.6%)
191 cm
198 cm
7 cm
Orthodox
Feb 6, 1967
1m, 16d
28
Age
Debut
Record
Title Fights
KOs
Height
Reach
Ape Index
Stance
Last Fight
Layoff
Win Streak
35
Sep 22, 1953
74-7-4
0
40 (47.1%)
185 cm
196 cm
11 cm
Orthodox
Jan 17, 1967
2m, 5d
7
WBAWBCTheRing
HV
w1
d1
HV
w1
d8
HV
w1
d8
heavyweight
Wednesday, 22 Mar 1967
Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York, U.S.
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Muhammad Ali vs. Zora Folley

Date

This fight between Muhammad Ali and Zora Folley took place on at the Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York, U.S.

Tale of the Tape

At 191 cm, Muhammad Ali is the taller of the two by 6 cms; Zora Folley is 185 cm. Besides being the taller fighter, with a reach of 198 cm, Ali also has reach advantage of 2 cms over Folley's 196 cm. Folley has a 4 cm ape index advantage over Ali.

Ali is coming in to this fight with an undefeated record of 28-0 (22 KOs). His last fight was 1 month and 16 days ago against Ernie Terrell, which he won via 15 round unanimous decision.

Ernie Terrell's boxing career

Folley comes in with a record of 74-7-4 (40 KOs). His last fight was 2 months and 5 days ago against Floyd Joyner, 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 25 years and 2 months old. Folley will be 35 years and 9 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 Folley.

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

Result

Muhammad Ali defeated Zora Folley via 7th round KO to retain the WBA, WBC, and The Ring heavyweight titles. Folley's 7 fight win streak comes to an end, and Ali advances his win streak to 29. Ali is now 29-0, and Folley 74-8-4.

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