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Ali vs. Frazier III: Prediction, Odds, Date, Stats

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

33
Oct 29, 1960
48-2
15
34 (68%)
191 cm
198 cm
7 cm
Orthodox
Jun 30, 1975
3m, 1d
7
Age
Debut
Record
Title Fights
KOs
Height
Reach
Ape Index
Stance
Last Fight
Layoff
Win Streak
31
Aug 16, 1965
32-2
6
27 (79.4%)
182 cm
185 cm
3 cm
Orthodox
Mar 2, 1975
6m, 29d
2
WBAWBCTheRing
HV
w2
d5
HV
w2
d12
HV
w2
d12
WBAWBCTheRing
HV
w1
d4
HV
w1
d4
HV
w1
d2
heavyweight
Wednesday, 1 Oct 1975
Philippine Coliseum, Quezon City, Philippines
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Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier III

Date

This fight between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier took place on at the Philippine Coliseum, Quezon City, Philippines.

Tale of the Tape

At 191 cm, Muhammad Ali is the taller of the two by 9 cms; Joe Frazier is 182 cm. Besides being the taller fighter, with a reach of 198 cm, Ali also has a significant reach advantage of 13 cms over Frazier's 185 cm. On top of that, Ali also has a 4 cm ape index advantage over Frazier.

Ali is coming in to this fight with a record of 48-2 (34 KOs). His last fight was 3 months and 1 day ago against Joe Bugner, which he won via 15 round unanimous decision.

Joe Bugner's boxing career

Frazier comes in with a record of 32-2 (27 KOs). His last fight was 6 months and 29 days ago against Jimmy Ellis, which he won via 9th round TKO.

Jimmy Ellis' boxing career

Both the fighters fight out of the orthodox stance.

On the day of the fight, Ali will be 33 years and 8 months old. Frazier will be 31 years and 8 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 76-24 in favor of Muhammad Ali. Here is the prediction for Ali vs Frazier III.

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

Result

Muhammad Ali defeated Joe Frazier via 14th round RTD. Frazier's 2 fight win streak comes to an end, and Ali advances his win streak to 8. Ali is now 49-2, and Frazier 32-3.

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