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

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

Feb 28, 2009
12 (52.2%)
180 cm
180 cm
0 cm
Dec 19, 2015
11m, 14d
Title Fights
Ape Index
Last Fight
Win Streak
Mar 4, 2011
7 (41.2%)
176 cm
176 cm
0 cm
Mar 30, 2016
8m, 3d
Saturday, 3 Dec 2016
Lagoon Leisure Centre, Paisley, Scotland
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Billy Joe Saunders vs. Artur Akavov


This fight between Billy Joe Saunders and Artur Akavov took place on at the Lagoon Leisure Centre, Paisley, Scotland.

Tale of the Tape

At 180 cm, Billy Joe Saunders is the taller of the two by 4 cms; Artur Akavov is 176 cm. Besides being the taller fighter, with a reach of 180 cm, Saunders also has reach advantage of 4 cms over Akavov's 176 cm. They have the same ape index of 0 cm.

Saunders is coming in to this fight with an undefeated record of 23-0 (12 KOs). His last fight was 11 months and 14 days ago against Andy Lee, which he won via 12 round majority decision.

Andy Lee's boxing career

Akavov comes in with a record of 16-1 (7 KOs). His last fight was 8 months and 3 days ago against Todd Manuel, which he won via 6th round TKO.

Both the fighters fight out of the southpaw stance.

On the day of the fight, Saunders will be 27 years and 3 months old. Akavov will be 30 years and 11 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 60-40 in favor of Billy Joe Saunders. Here is the prediction for Saunders vs Akavov.

Billy Joe Saunders is likely to win. Unless Artur Akavov puts on an exceptional performance, it is going to be hard for him to win this fight.


Billy Joe Saunders defeated Artur Akavov via 12 round UD. Akavov's 11 fight win streak comes to an end, and Saunders advances his win streak to 24. Saunders is now 24-0, and Akavov 16-2.

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