Muhammad Ali vs. Larry Holmes: Date, Odds, Stats, Prediction

Muhammad Ali (The Greatest) challenges Larry Holmes' (The Easton Assassin) WBC heavyweight belt. The winner also wins the vacant The Ring heavyweight belt. Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

38
Oct 29, 1960
56-3
528
62.7%
191 cm
198 cm
7 cm
Orthodox
Muhammad Ali
748 days
1
Age
Debut
Record
Rounds
KOpct
Height
Reach
apeIndex
Stance
Lay Off
winStreak
30
Mar 21, 1973
35-0
214
74.3%
191 cm
206 cm
15 cm
Orthodox
Muhammad Ali
87 days
35
WBAWBCTheRing
HV
w3
d12
HV
w2
d19
HV
w3
d19
WBC
HV
w1
d7
heavyweight
Thursday, 2 Oct 1980
Caesars Palace, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.
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Muhammad Ali vs. Larry Holmes, Oct 2, 1980

Ali vs. Holmes Date

This heavyweight world title fight between Muhammad Ali and Larry Holmes took place on at Caesars Palace, Paradise, Nevada, U.S..

Ali was coming off a 15 round UD win against Leon Spinks on 15 September, 1978. On the day of this fight, he was 38 years and 8 months old with a record of 56-3 (37 KO).

Holmes was coming off a 7 round TKO win against Scott LeDoux on 7 July, 1980. He was 30 years and 10 months old with a record of 35-0 (26 KO) on the day of the fight.

Ali vs. Holmes Stats

Larry Holmes is 191 cm tall with a reach of 206 cm. He fights out of the orthodox stance and has an ape-index of 15 cm. He has a 74.3% KO rate.

Ali vs. Holmes Odds

The winning odds is 72-28 in favor of Larry Holmes. Based on these numbers, our AI makes the following prediction.

There is almost no chance of Muhammad Ali winning this fight. Larry Holmes should win easily.

Ali vs. Holmes Result

Larry Holmes deafeated Muhammad Ali via 10th round RTD to win the vacant The Ring heavyweight title and retain the WBC heavyweight title. Ali's 1 fight win streak comes to an end, and Holmes advances his win streak to 36. Holmes is now 36-0, and Ali 56-4.

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