This light-heavyweight world title fight between Dariusz Michalczewski and Virgil Hill took place on at Arena Oberhausen, Oberhausen, Germany.
Michalczewski was coming off a 8 round TKO win against Christophe Girard on 13 December, 1996. On the day of this fight, he was 29 years and 1 month old with a record of 33-0 (24 KO).
Hill was coming off a 12 round SD win against Henry Maske on 23 November, 1996. He was 33 years and 4 months old with a record of 43-1 (20 KO) on the day of the fight.
Dariusz Michalczewski is 184 cm tall with a reach of 178 cm. He fights out of the orthodox stance and has an ape-index of -6 cm. He has a 72.7% KO rate.
Virgil Hill is 184 cm tall with a reach of 196 cm. He fights out of the orthodox stance and has an ape-index of 12 cm. He has a 45.5% KO rate.
The winning odds is 64-36 in favor of Dariusz Michalczewski. Based on these numbers, our AI makes the following prediction.
Dariusz Michalczewski deafeated Virgil Hill via 12 round UD to win the WBA and IBF light-heavyweight titles and retain the WBO light-heavyweight title. Hill's 13 fight win streak comes to an end, and Michalczewski advances his win streak to 34. Michalczewski is now 34-0, and Hill 43-2.