This heavyweight world title fight between Michael Moorer and Francois Botha took place on at MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S..
Moorer was coming off a 12 round SD win against Axel Schulz on 22 June, 1996. On the day of this fight, he was 28 years and 11 months old with a record of 37-1 (31 KO).
Botha was coming off a 12 round SD nc against Axel Schulz on 9 December, 1995. He was 28 years and 1 month old with a record of 35-0 (21 KO) on the day of the fight.
Michael Moorer is 188 cm tall with a reach of 198 cm. He fights out of the southpaw stance and has an ape-index of 10 cm. He has a 81.6% KO rate.
Francois Botha is 188 cm tall with a reach of 188 cm. He fights out of the orthodox stance and has an ape-index of 0. He has a 58.3% KO rate.
The winning odds is 74-26 in favor of Michael Moorer. Based on these numbers, our AI makes the following prediction.
Michael Moorer deafeated Francois Botha via 12th round TKO. Botha's undefeated record of 35 wins comes to an end, and Moorer advances his win streak to 3. Moorer is now 38-1, and Botha 35-1.