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Tate vs. Nunn: Prediction, Odds, Date, Stats

Frank Tate defends his IBF middleweight title against Michael Nunn (Second To). Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

Dec 7, 1984
13 (56.5%)
183 cm
183 cm
0 cm
May 21, 1988
2m, 7d
Title Fights
Ape Index
Last Fight
Win Streak
Dec 20, 1984
20 (66.7%)
185 cm
196 cm
11 cm
May 31, 1988
1m, 28d
Thursday, 28 Jul 1988
Caesars Palace, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas
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Frank Tate vs. Michael Nunn


This fight between Frank Tate and Michael Nunn took place on at the Caesars Palace, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.

Tale of the Tape

At 185 cm, Michael Nunn is the taller of the two by 2 cms; Frank Tate is 183 cm. Besides being the taller fighter, with a reach of 196 cm, Nunn also has a significant reach advantage of 13 cms over Tate's 183 cm. On top of that, Nunn also has a 11 cm ape index advantage over Tate.

Tate is coming in to this fight with an undefeated record of 23-0 (13 KOs). His last fight was 2 months and 7 days ago against Sanderline Williams, which he won via 10 round unanimous decision.

Nunn also comes in with an undefeated record of 30-0 (20 KOs). His last fight was 1 month and 28 days ago against Ron Daniels, which he won via 2nd round KO.

Frank Tate fights out of the orthodox stance, while Michael Nunn fights out of the southpaw stance.

On the day of the fight, Tate will be 23 years and 11 months old. Nunn will be 25 years and 3 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 Michael Nunn. Here is the prediction for Tate vs Nunn.

The chances of Michael Nunn winning is higher, but Frank Tate cannot be counted out. Tate could make it competitive, maybe even win.


Michael Nunn defeated Frank Tate via 9th round TKO. Tate's undefeated record of 23 wins comes to an end, and Nunn advances his win streak to 31. Nunn is now 31-0, and Tate 23-1.

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