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

Joe Calzaghe (The Pride of Wales) defends his WBO super-middleweight title against Robin Reid (The Reaper Man). Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

26
Oct 1, 1993
25-0
3
23 (92%)
183 cm
185 cm
2 cm
Southpaw
Apr 25, 1998
9m, 19d
25
Age
Debut
Record
Title Fights
KOs
Height
Reach
Ape Index
Stance
Last Fight
Layoff
Win Streak
27
Feb 27, 1993
26-1-1
5
19 (67.9%)
175 cm
193 cm
18 cm
Orthodox
Apr 18, 1998
9m, 26d
1
WBO
sMD
w1
d2
WBC
sMD
w1
d3
super-middleweight
Saturday, 13 Feb 1999
Telewest Arena, Newcastle, England
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Joe Calzaghe vs. Robin Reid

Date

This fight between Joe Calzaghe and Robin Reid took place on at the Telewest Arena, Newcastle, England.

Tale of the Tape

At 183 cm, Joe Calzaghe is the taller of the two by 8 cms; Robin Reid is 175 cm. Despite being the shorter fighter, Reid has a nice longer reach of 193 cm, which is 8 cms longer than Calzaghe's 185 cm. Reid also has a 16 cm ape index advantage over Calzaghe.

Calzaghe is coming in to this fight with an undefeated record of 25-0 (23 KOs). His last fight was 9 months and 19 days ago against Juan Carlos Giménez Ferreyra, which he won via 9th round RTD.

Reid comes in with a record of 26-1-1 (19 KOs). His last fight was 9 months and 26 days ago against Graham Townsend, which he won via 6th round TKO.

Joe Calzaghe fights out of the southpaw stance, while Robin Reid fights out of the orthodox stance.

On the day of the fight, Calzaghe will be 26 years and 10 months old. Reid will be 27 years and 11 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 58-42 in favor of Joe Calzaghe. Here is the prediction for Calzaghe vs Reid.

The chances of Joe Calzaghe winning this fight is much higher. However, Robin Reid still cannot be counted out.

Result

Joe Calzaghe defeated Robin Reid via 12 round SD to retain the WBO super-middleweight title. Reid's 1 fight win streak comes to an end, and Calzaghe advances his win streak to 26. Calzaghe is now 26-0, and Reid 26-2-1.

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  5. Robin Reid defeats Brian Magee via 12-round unanimous decision
  6. Joe Calzaghe defeats Chris Eubank via 12-round unanimous decision
  7. Robin Reid knocks out Vincenzo Nardiello in the 7th round