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Leonard vs. Kalule: Prediction, Odds, Date, Stats

Sugar Ray Leonard (Sugar) challenges Ayub Kalule's WBA and The Ring super-welterweight belts. Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

25
Feb 5, 1977
29-1
5
20 (66.7%)
179 cm
188 cm
9 cm
Orthodox
Mar 28, 1981
2m, 28d
2
Age
Debut
Record
Title Fights
KOs
Height
Reach
Ape Index
Stance
Last Fight
Layoff
Win Streak
27
Apr 8, 1976
36-0
5
18 (50%)
175 cm
185 cm
10 cm
Orthodox
Mar 5, 1981
3m, 20d
36
WBCTheRing
WL
w2
d2
WL
w2
d2
WBATheRing
sWL
w1
d4
sWL
w1
d4
super-welterweight
Thursday, 25 Jun 1981
Astrodome, Houston, Texas, United States
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Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Ayub Kalule

Date

This fight between Sugar Ray Leonard and Ayub Kalule took place on at the Astrodome, Houston, Texas, United States.

Tale of the Tape

At 179 cm, Sugar Ray Leonard is the taller of the two by 4 cms; Ayub Kalule is 175 cm. Besides being the taller fighter, with a reach of 188 cm, Leonard also has reach advantage of 3 cms over Kalule's 185 cm. Kalule has a 1 cm ape index advantage over Leonard.

Leonard is coming in to this fight with a record of 29-1 (20 KOs). His last fight was 2 months and 28 days ago against Larry Bonds, which he won via 10th round TKO.

Kalule comes in with an undefeated record of 36-0 (18 KOs). His last fight was 3 months and 20 days ago against Pat Hallacy, which he won via 10 round PTS.

Both the fighters fight out of the orthodox stance.

On the day of the fight, Leonard will be 25 years and 1 month old. Kalule will be 27 years and 5 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 56-44 in favor of Sugar Ray Leonard. Here is the prediction for Leonard vs Kalule.

The chances of Sugar Ray Leonard winning is higher, but Ayub Kalule cannot be counted out. Kalule could make it competitive, maybe even win.

Result

Sugar Ray Leonard defeated Ayub Kalule via 9th round TKO. Kalule's undefeated record of 36 wins comes to an end, and Leonard advances his win streak to 3. Leonard is now 30-1, and Kalule 36-1.

Fight Recommendations

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  2. Davey Moore knocks out Ayub Kalule in the 10th round
  3. Sugar Ray Leonard knocks out Thomas Hearns in the 14th round
  4. Sugar Ray Leonard knocks out Roberto Durán in the 8th round in their 2nd fight
  5. Sugar Ray Leonard knocks out Dave Boy Green in the 4th round
  6. Sugar Ray Leonard knocks out Wilfred Benítez in the 15th round
  7. Ayub Kalule defeats Masashi Kudo via 15-round unanimous decision