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Lee vs. Saunders: Prediction, Odds, Date, Stats

Andy Lee ('Irish') defends his WBO middleweight title against Billy Joe Saunders (Superb). Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

31
Mar 10, 2006
34-2-1
2
24 (64.9%)
188 cm
191 cm
3 cm
Southpaw
Apr 11, 2015
8m, 8d
0
Age
Debut
Record
Title Fights
KOs
Height
Reach
Ape Index
Stance
Last Fight
Layoff
Win Streak
26
Feb 28, 2009
22-0
0
12 (54.5%)
180 cm
180 cm
0 cm
Southpaw
Jul 24, 2015
4m, 25d
22
WBO
MD
w1
middleweight
Saturday, 19 Dec 2015
Manchester Arena, Manchester, England
v0.1.9-beta 2024-04-21
Andy Lee vs. Billy Joe Saunders

Date

This fight between Andy Lee and Billy Joe Saunders took place on at the Manchester Arena, Manchester, England.

Tale of the Tape

At 188 cm, Andy Lee is the taller of the two by 8 cms; Billy Joe Saunders is 180 cm. Besides being the taller fighter, with a reach of 191 cm, Lee also has a significant reach advantage of 11 cms over Saunders' 180 cm. On top of that, Lee also has a 3 cm ape index advantage over Saunders.

Lee is coming in to this fight with a record of 34-2-1 (24 KOs). His last fight was 8 months and 8 days ago against Peter Quillin, which ended in a draw.

Peter Quillin's boxing career

Saunders comes in with an undefeated record of 22-0 (12 KOs). His last fight was 4 months and 25 days ago against Yoann Bloyer, which he won via 4th round TKO.

Both the fighters fight out of the southpaw stance.

On the day of the fight, Lee will be 31 years and 6 months old. Saunders will be 26 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 52-48 in favor of Andy Lee. Note, this is a very close margin, just barely better than a 50-50 case. Here is the prediction for Lee vs Saunders.

A very close matchup, could go either way. Andy Lee may have a slighly better chance of winning — unless Saunders stops Lee early.

Result

Billy Joe Saunders defeated Andy Lee via 12 round MD. Lee's 0 fight win streak comes to an end, and Saunders advances his win streak to 23. Saunders is now 23-0, and Lee 34-3-1.

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