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Tszyu vs. Hatton: Prediction, Odds, Date, Stats

Kostya Tszyu (Thunder from Down Under) defends his IBF and The Ring super-lightweight titles against Ricky Hatton (The Hitman). Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

35
Mar 1, 1992
31-1
15
25 (78.1%)
170 cm
170 cm
0 cm
Orthodox
Nov 6, 2004
6m, 29d
13
Age
Debut
Record
Title Fights
KOs
Height
Reach
Ape Index
Stance
Last Fight
Layoff
Win Streak
26
Sep 11, 1997
38-0
0
28 (73.7%)
170 cm
165 cm
-5 cm
Orthodox
Dec 11, 2004
5m, 24d
38
WBAWBCIBFTheRing
sLT
w1
d4
sLT
w1
d7
sLT
w2
d7
sLT
w1
d3
super-lightweight
Saturday, 4 Jun 2005
MEN Arena, Manchester, England
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Kostya Tszyu vs. Ricky Hatton

Date

This fight between Kostya Tszyu and Ricky Hatton took place on at the MEN Arena, Manchester, England.

Tale of the Tape

At 170 cm, both the fighters are of the same height. Despite being of the same height, Tszyu has longer reach of 170 cm, which is 5 cms longer than Hatton's 165 cm. Tszyu also has a 5 cm ape index advantage over Hatton.

Tszyu is coming in to this fight with a record of 31-1 (25 KOs). His last fight was 6 months and 29 days ago against Sharmba Mitchell, which he won via 3rd round TKO.

Sharmba Mitchell's boxing career

Hatton comes in with an undefeated record of 38-0 (28 KOs). His last fight was 5 months and 24 days ago against Ray Oliveira, which he won via 10th round KO.

Both the fighters fight out of the orthodox stance.

On the day of the fight, Tszyu will be 35 years and 8 months old. Hatton will be 26 years and 7 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 52-48 in favor of Ricky Hatton. Note, this is a very close margin, just barely better than a 50-50 case. Here is the prediction for Tszyu vs Hatton.

A very close matchup, could go either way. Ricky Hatton may have a slighly better chance of winning — unless Tszyu stops Hatton early.

Result

Ricky Hatton defeated Kostya Tszyu via 11th round RTD. Tszyu's 13 fight win streak comes to an end, and Hatton advances his win streak to 39. Hatton is now 39-0, and Tszyu 31-2.

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