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Eubank vs. Calzaghe: Prediction, Odds, Date, Stats

Chris Eubank (Simply the Best) and Joe Calzaghe (The Pride of Wales) fight for the vacant WBO super-middleweight title. Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

31
Oct 3, 1985
45-2-2
21
23 (46.9%)
178 cm
185 cm
7 cm
Orthodox
Mar 27, 1997
6m, 14d
2
Age
Debut
Record
Title Fights
KOs
Height
Reach
Ape Index
Stance
Last Fight
Layoff
Win Streak
25
Oct 1, 1993
22-0
0
21 (95.5%)
183 cm
185 cm
2 cm
Southpaw
Jun 5, 1997
4m, 6d
22
WBO
sMD
w1
d14
MD
w1
d3
super-middleweight
Saturday, 11 Oct 1997
Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, England
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Chris Eubank vs. Joe Calzaghe

Date

This fight between Chris Eubank and Joe Calzaghe took place on at the Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, England.

Tale of the Tape

At 183 cm, Joe Calzaghe is the taller of the two by 5 cms; Chris Eubank is 178 cm. The fighters have the same reach of 185 cm. Eubank has a 5 cm ape index advantage over Calzaghe.

Eubank is coming in to this fight with a record of 45-2-2 (23 KOs). His last fight was 6 months and 14 days ago against Camilo Alarcon, which he won via 4th round KO.

Calzaghe comes in with an undefeated record of 22-0 (21 KOs). His last fight was 4 months and 6 days ago against Luciano Torres, which he won via 3rd round TKO.

Chris Eubank fights out of the orthodox stance, while Joe Calzaghe fights out of the southpaw stance.

On the day of the fight, Eubank will be 31 years and 2 months old. Calzaghe will be 25 years and 6 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 67-33 in favor of Joe Calzaghe. Here is the prediction for Eubank vs Calzaghe.

Joe Calzaghe is very likely to win this fight. It is going to be hard for Chris Eubank to win this one.

Result

Joe Calzaghe defeated Chris Eubank via 12 round UD. Eubank's 2 fight win streak comes to an end, and Calzaghe advances his win streak to 23. Calzaghe is now 23-0, and Eubank 45-3-2.

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