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Monzón vs. Valdez: Prediction, Odds, Date, Stats

In an undisputed world title fight, Carlos Monzón (Escopeta) and Rodrigo Valdez (Rocky) put their middleweight belts on the line. Monzón brings the WBA, WBC, and The Ring belts. Valdez brings the WBC belt. Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

33
Feb 6, 1963
85-3-9
13
59 (60.8%)
182 cm
193 cm
11 cm
Orthodox
Dec 13, 1975
6m, 13d
29
Age
Debut
Record
Title Fights
KOs
Height
Reach
Ape Index
Stance
Last Fight
Layoff
Win Streak
30
Oct 25, 1963
57-4-2
5
38 (60.3%)
177 cm
175 cm
-2 cm
Orthodox
Mar 28, 1976
2m, 29d
27
WBAWBCTheRing
MD
w1
d12
MD
w1
d9
MD
w1
d12
WBC
MD
w1
d4
middleweight
Saturday, 26 Jun 1976
Stade Louis II, Fontvieille, Monte Carlo, Monaco
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Carlos Monzón vs. Rodrigo Valdez I

Date

This fight between Carlos Monzón and Rodrigo Valdez took place on at the Stade Louis II, Fontvieille, Monaco.

Tale of the Tape

At 182 cm, Carlos Monzón is the taller of the two by 5 cms; Rodrigo Valdez is 177 cm. Besides being the taller fighter, with a reach of 193 cm, Monzón also has a significant reach advantage of 18 cms over Valdez' 175 cm. On top of that, Monzón also has a 13 cm ape index advantage over Valdez.

Monzón is coming in to this fight with a record of 85-3-9 (59 KOs). His last fight was 6 months and 13 days ago against Gratien Tonna, which he won via 5th round KO.

Valdez comes in with a record of 57-4-2 (38 KOs). His last fight was 2 months and 29 days ago against Nessim Max Cohen, which he won via 4th round TKO.

Both the fighters fight out of the orthodox stance.

On the day of the fight, Monzón will be 33 years and 10 months old. Valdez will be 30 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 54-46 in favor of Carlos Monzón. Here is the prediction for Monzón vs Valdez.

Carlos Monzón is more likely to win, but Rodrigo Valdez could also pull it off. It is going to be competitive, nevertheless.

Result

Carlos Monzón defeated Rodrigo Valdez via 15 round UD to retain the WBA, WBC, and The Ring middleweight titles. Valdez' 27 fight win streak comes to an end, and Monzón advances his win streak to 30. Monzón is now 86-3-9, and Valdez 57-5-2.

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