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Dirrell vs. Bika: Prediction, Odds, Date, Stats

Anthony Dirrell (The Dog) challenges Sakio Bika's (The Scorpion) WBC super-middleweight belt. Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

29
Jan 27, 2005
26-0
0
22 (84.6%)
184 cm
189 cm
5 cm
Orthodox
Jul 27, 2013
4m, 10d
26
Age
Debut
Record
Title Fights
KOs
Height
Reach
Ape Index
Stance
Last Fight
Layoff
Win Streak
34
Dec 15, 2000
32-5-2
4
21 (53.8%)
182 cm
180 cm
-2 cm
Orthodox
Jun 22, 2013
5m, 15d
4
WBC
sMD
w1
super-middleweight
Saturday, 7 Dec 2013
Barclays Center, New York City, New York, U.S.
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Anthony Dirrell vs. Sakio Bika I

Date

This fight between Anthony Dirrell and Sakio Bika took place on at the Barclays Center, New York City, New York, US.

Tale of the Tape

At 184 cm, Anthony Dirrell is the taller of the two by 2 cms; Sakio Bika is 182 cm. Besides being the taller fighter, with a reach of 189 cm, Dirrell also has a good reach advantage of 9 cms over Bika's 180 cm. On top of that, Dirrell also has a 7 cm ape index advantage over Bika.

Dirrell is coming in to this fight with an undefeated record of 26-0 (22 KOs). His last fight was 4 months and 10 days ago against Anthony Hanshaw, which he won via 3rd round TKO.

Bika comes in with a record of 32-5-2 (21 KOs). His last fight was 5 months and 15 days ago against Marco Antonio Peribán, which he won via 12 round majority decision.

Both the fighters fight out of the orthodox stance.

On the day of the fight, Dirrell will be 29 years and 1 month old. Bika will be 34 years and 7 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 57-43 in favor of Anthony Dirrell. Here is the prediction for Dirrell vs Bika.

The chances of Anthony Dirrell winning is higher, but Sakio Bika cannot be counted out. Bika could make it competitive, maybe even win.

Result

The fight ended in a 12 round draw. Both the boxers retained their titles and added a draw to their respective records. Dirrell is now 26-0-1, and Bika 32-5-3.

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