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Michalczewski vs. Rocchigiani II: Prediction, Odds, Date, Stats

Dariusz Michalczewski (Tiger) defends his WBO light-heavyweight title against Graciano Rocchigiani (Rocky). Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

31
Sep 16, 1991
41-0
18
31 (75.6%)
184 cm
178 cm
-6 cm
Orthodox
Aug 28, 1999
7m, 18d
41
Age
Debut
Record
Title Fights
KOs
Height
Reach
Ape Index
Stance
Last Fight
Layoff
Win Streak
36
Sep 10, 1983
40-4-1
9
19 (42.2%)
185 cm
189 cm
4 cm
Southpaw
Mar 21, 1998
2y, 25d
2
WBAIBFWBO
CR
w1
lHV
w1
lHV
w1
lHV
w1
d16
WBCIBF
lHV
w1
sMD
w1
d3
light-heavyweight
Saturday, 15 Apr 2000
Preussag Arena, Hanover, Germany
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Dariusz Michalczewski vs. Graciano Rocchigiani II

Date

This fight between Dariusz Michalczewski and Graciano Rocchigiani took place on at the Preussag Arena, Hanover, Germany.

Tale of the Tape

At 185 cm, Graciano Rocchigiani is the taller of the two by 1 cm; Dariusz Michalczewski is 184 cm. Besides being the taller fighter, with a reach of 189 cm, Rocchigiani also has a significant reach advantage of 11 cms over Michalczewski's 178 cm. On top of that, Rocchigiani also has a 10 cm ape index advantage over Michalczewski.

Michalczewski is coming in to this fight with an undefeated record of 41-0 (31 KOs). His last fight was 7 months and 18 days ago against Montell Griffin, which he won via 4th round TKO.

Montell Griffin's boxing career

Rocchigiani comes in with a record of 40-4-1 (19 KOs). His last fight was 2 years and 25 days ago against Michael Nunn, which he won via 12 round split decision.

Michael Nunn's boxing career

Dariusz Michalczewski fights out of the orthodox stance, while Graciano Rocchigiani fights out of the southpaw stance.

On the day of the fight, Michalczewski will be 31 years and 11 months old. Rocchigiani will be 36 years and 3 months old.

Prediction and Odds

[ Early Beta ]

After considering the both the fighters' stats and their performance patterns, the winning odds is calculated to be at 77-23 in favor of Dariusz Michalczewski. Here is the prediction for Michalczewski vs Rocchigiani II.

Dariusz Michalczewski should win this fight. It is going to be very hard for Graciano Rocchigiani to win this one.

Result

Dariusz Michalczewski defeated Graciano Rocchigiani via 10th round TKO to retain the WBO light-heavyweight title. Rocchigiani's 2 fight win streak comes to an end, and Michalczewski advances his win streak to 42. Michalczewski is now 42-0, and Rocchigiani 40-5-1.

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  4. Dariusz Michalczewski knocks out Montell Griffin in the 4th round
  5. Graciano Rocchigiani defeats Michael Nunn via 12-round split decision
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  7. Dariusz Michalczewski defeats Graciano Rocchigiani via 7 round disqualification