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This fight between Roy Jones Jr. and Virgil Hill took place on 25 April, 1998 at the Coast Coliseum, Biloxi, Mississippi, U.S.
At 184 cm, Virgil Hill is the taller of the two by 4 cms; Roy Jones Jr. is 180 cm. Besides being the taller fighter, with a reach of 196 cm, Hill also has a good reach advantage of 8 cms over Jones Jr.'s 188 cm. On top of that, Hill also has a 4 cm ape index advantage over Jones Jr.
Jones Jr. is coming in to this fight with a record of 35-1 (30 KOs). His last fight was 8 months and 18 days ago against Montell Griffin, which he won via 1st round KO.
Hill comes in with a record of 43-2 (20 KOs). His last fight was 10 months and 12 days ago against Dariusz Michalczewski, which he lost via 12 round unanimous decision.
Roy Jones Jr. is a switch-hitter, he can fight out of both the orthodox and the southpaw stances. Virgil Hill fights out of the orthodox stance.
On the day of the fight, Jones Jr. will be 29 years and 3 months old. Hill will be 34 years and 3 months old.
After considering the both the fighters' stats and their performance patterns, the winning odds is calculated to be at 63-37 in favor of Roy Jones Jr. Here is the prediction for Jones Jr. vs Hill.
Roy Jones Jr. defeated Virgil Hill via 4th round KO. Hill's losing streak continues, and Jones Jr. advances his win streak to 2. Jones Jr. is now 36-1, and Hill 43-3.