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DeGale vs. Medina: Prediction, Odds, Date, Stats

James DeGale (Chunky) defends his IBF super-middleweight title against Rogelio Medina (Porky). Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

30
Feb 28, 2009
22-1
2
14 (60.9%)
185 cm
188 cm
3 cm
Southpaw
Nov 28, 2015
5m, 2d
12
Age
Debut
Record
Title Fights
KOs
Height
Reach
Ape Index
Stance
Last Fight
Layoff
Win Streak
27
Jun 29, 2007
36-6
0
30 (71.4%)
178 cm
185 cm
7 cm
Orthodox
May 9, 2015
11m, 21d
4
IBF
sMD
w1
d1
super-middleweight
Saturday, 30 Apr 2016
DC Armory, Washington, DC, U.S.
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James DeGale vs. Rogelio Medina

Date

This fight between James DeGale and Rogelio Medina took place on at the D.C. Armory, Washington, D.C., USA.

Tale of the Tape

At 185 cm, James DeGale is the taller of the two by 7 cms; Rogelio Medina is 178 cm. Besides being the taller fighter, with a reach of 188 cm, DeGale also has reach advantage of 3 cms over Medina's 185 cm. Medina has a 4 cm ape index advantage over DeGale.

DeGale is coming in to this fight with a record of 22-1 (14 KOs). His last fight was 5 months and 2 days ago against Lucian Bute, which he won via 12 round unanimous decision.

Lucian Bute's boxing career

Medina comes in with a record of 36-6 (30 KOs). His last fight was 11 months and 21 days ago against Samuel Miller, which he won via 2nd round KO.

James DeGale fights out of the southpaw stance, while Rogelio Medina fights out of the orthodox stance.

On the day of the fight, DeGale will be 30 years and 2 months old. Medina will be 27 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 59-41 in favor of James DeGale. Here is the prediction for DeGale vs Medina.

The chances of James DeGale winning this fight is much higher. However, Rogelio Medina still cannot be counted out.

Result

James DeGale defeated Rogelio Medina via 12 round UD to retain the IBF super-middleweight title. Medina's 4 fight win streak comes to an end, and DeGale advances his win streak to 13. DeGale is now 23-1, and Medina 36-7.

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  4. James DeGale defeats Andre Dirrell via 12-round unanimous decision
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  6. José Uzcátegui defeats Rogelio Medina via 10-round unanimous decision
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