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Davies vs. Taylor: Prediction, Odds, Date, Stats

Ohara Davies (Two Tanks) and Josh Taylor (The Tartan Tornado) are scheduled to meet in a super-lightweight bout on at the Braehead Arena, Glasgow, Scotland. Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

25
Apr 19, 2014
15-0
0
12 (80%)
170 cm
180 cm
10 cm
Orthodox
Mar 4, 2017
4m, 4d
15
Age
Debut
Record
Title Fights
KOs
Height
Reach
Ape Index
Stance
Last Fight
Layoff
Win Streak
26
Jul 18, 2015
9-0
0
8 (88.9%)
178 cm
177 cm
-1 cm
Southpaw
Mar 24, 2017
3m, 14d
9
super-lightweight
Saturday, 8 Jul 2017
Braehead Arena, Glasgow, Scotland
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Ohara Davies vs. Josh Taylor

Date

This fight between Ohara Davies and Josh Taylor took place on 8 July, 2017 at the Braehead Arena, Glasgow, Scotland.

Tale of the Tape

At 178 cm, Josh Taylor is the taller of the two by 8 cms; Ohara Davies is 170 cm. Despite being the shorter fighter, Davies has longer reach of 180 cm, which is 3 cms longer than Taylor's 177 cm. Davies also has a 11 cm ape index advantage over Taylor.

Davies is coming in to this fight with an undefeated record of 15-0 (12 KOs). His last fight was 4 months and 4 days ago against Derry Mathews, which he won via 3rd round TKO.

Taylor also comes in with an undefeated record of 9-0 (8 KOs). His last fight was 3 months and 14 days ago against Warren Joubert, which he won via 6th round TKO.

Ohara Davies fights out of the orthodox stance, while Josh Taylor fights out of the southpaw stance.

On the day of the fight, Davies will be 25 years and 4 months old. Taylor will be 26 years and 6 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 52-48 in favor of Josh Taylor. Note, this is a very close margin, just barely better than a 50-50 case. Here is the prediction for Davies vs Taylor.

A very close matchup, could go either way. Josh Taylor may have a slighly better chance of winning — unless Davies stops Taylor early.

Result

Josh Taylor defeated Ohara Davies via 7th round TKO. Davies' undefeated record of 15 wins comes to an end, and Taylor advances his win streak to 10. Taylor is now 10-0, and Davies 15-1.

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