This heavyweight world title fight between Wladimir Klitschko and Francois Botha took place on at Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle, Stuttgart, Germany.
Klitschko was coming off a 6 round TKO win against Charles Shufford on 4 August, 2001. On the day of this fight, he was 25 years and 11 months old with a record of 37-1 (34 KO).
Botha was coming off a 3 round TKO win against Russell Chasteen on 13 July, 2001. He was 33 years and 5 months old with a record of 44-3-1 (31 KO) on the day of the fight.
Wladimir Klitschko is 198 cm tall with a reach of 206 cm. He fights out of the orthodox stance and has an ape-index of 8 cm. He has a 89.5% KO rate.
Francois Botha is 188 cm tall with a reach of 188 cm. He fights out of the orthodox stance and has an ape-index of 0. He has a 63.3% KO rate.
The winning odds is 61-39 in favor of Wladimir Klitschko. Based on these numbers, our AI makes the following prediction.
Wladimir Klitschko deafeated Francois Botha via 8th round TKO. Botha's 4 fight win streak comes to an end, and Klitschko advances his win streak to 14. Klitschko is now 38-1, and Botha 44-4-1.