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Tapia vs. Kirkland: Prediction, Odds, Date, Stats

Glen Tapia (Jersey Boy) and James Kirkland (Mandingo Warrior) are scheduled to meet in a bout on at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

23
Dec 13, 2008
20-0
0
12 (60%)
180 cm
185 cm
5 cm
Orthodox
Sep 28, 2013
2m, 9d
20
Age
Debut
Record
Title Fights
KOs
Height
Reach
Ape Index
Stance
Last Fight
Layoff
Win Streak
29
Aug 25, 2001
31-1
0
27 (84.4%)
175 cm
178 cm
3 cm
Southpaw
Mar 24, 2012
1y, 8m, 13d
4
Saturday, 7 Dec 2013
Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey
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Glen Tapia vs. James Kirkland

Date

This fight between Glen Tapia and James Kirkland took place on 7 December, 2013 at the Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, U.S.

Tale of the Tape

At 180 cm, Glen Tapia is the taller of the two by 5 cms; James Kirkland is 175 cm. Besides being the taller fighter, with a reach of 185 cm, Tapia also has a good reach advantage of 7 cms over Kirkland's 178 cm. On top of that, Tapia also has a 2 cm ape index advantage over Kirkland.

Tapia is coming in to this fight with an undefeated record of 20-0 (12 KOs). His last fight was 2 months and 9 days ago against Elco Garcia, which he won via 5th round TKO.

Kirkland comes in with a record of 31-1 (27 KOs). His last fight was 1 year, 8 months, and 13 days ago against Carlos Molina, which he won via 10 round disqualification.

Carlos Molina's boxing career

Glen Tapia fights out of the orthodox stance, while James Kirkland fights out of the southpaw stance.

On the day of the fight, Tapia will be 23 years and 11 months old. Kirkland will be 29 years and 8 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 Glen Tapia. Here is the prediction for Tapia vs Kirkland.

The chances of Glen Tapia winning this fight is much higher. However, James Kirkland still cannot be counted out.

Result

James Kirkland defeated Glen Tapia via 6th round TKO. Tapia's undefeated record of 20 wins comes to an end, and Kirkland advances his win streak to 5. Kirkland is now 32-1, and Tapia 20-1.

Fight Recommendations

  1. Gabriel Rosado knocks out Glen Tapia in the 6th round
  2. Jason Quigley defeats Glen Tapia via 10-round unanimous decision
  3. Canelo Álvarez knocks out James Kirkland in the 3rd round
  4. Michel Soro knocks out Glen Tapia in the 4th round
  5. James Kirkland defeats Carlos Molina via 10 round disqualification
  6. James Kirkland knocks out Alfredo Angulo in the 6th round
  7. Nobuhiro Ishida knocks out James Kirkland in the 1st round