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Cleverly vs. Jack: Prediction, Odds, Date, Stats

Nathan Cleverly defends his WBA (Regular) light-heavyweight title against Badou Jack (The Ripper). Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

30
Jul 23, 2005
30-3
7
16 (48.5%)
187 cm
193 cm
6 cm
Orthodox
Oct 1, 2016
10m, 25d
1
Age
Debut
Record
Title Fights
KOs
Height
Reach
Ape Index
Stance
Last Fight
Layoff
Win Streak
33
Jun 6, 2009
21-1-2
4
12 (50%)
185 cm
185 cm
0 cm
Orthodox
Jan 14, 2017
7m, 12d
0
WBAWBO
lHV
w1
lHV
e1
d5
WBC
sMD
w1
d3
light-heavyweight
Saturday, 26 Aug 2017
T-Mobile Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.
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Nathan Cleverly vs. Badou Jack

Date

This fight between Nathan Cleverly and Badou Jack took place on at the T-Mobile Arena, Paradise, Nevada, US.

Tale of the Tape

At 187 cm, Nathan Cleverly is the taller of the two by 2 cms; Badou Jack is 185 cm. Besides being the taller fighter, with a reach of 193 cm, Cleverly also has a good reach advantage of 8 cms over Jack's 185 cm. On top of that, Cleverly also has a 6 cm ape index advantage over Jack.

Cleverly is coming in to this fight with a record of 30-3 (16 KOs). His last fight was 10 months and 25 days ago against Jürgen Brähmer, which he won via 6th round RTD.

Jürgen Brähmer's boxing career

Jack comes in with a record of 21-1-2 (12 KOs). His last fight was 7 months and 12 days ago against James DeGale, which ended in a draw.

James DeGale's boxing career

Both the fighters fight out of the orthodox stance.

On the day of the fight, Cleverly will be 30 years and 6 months old. Jack will be 33 years and 9 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 Badou Jack. Note, this is a very close margin, just barely better than a 50-50 case. Here is the prediction for Cleverly vs Jack.

A very close matchup, could go either way. Badou Jack may have a slighly better chance of winning — unless Cleverly stops Jack early.

Result

Badou Jack defeated Nathan Cleverly via 5th round TKO to win the WBA (Regular) light-heavyweight title. Cleverly's 1 fight win streak comes to an end, and Jack gets on a new winning streak. Jack is now 22-1-2, and Cleverly 30-4.

Fight Recommendations

  1. James DeGale vs. Badou Jack
  2. Nathan Cleverly stops Jürgen Brähmer in the 6th round
  3. Badou Jack defeats Lucian Bute via 12 round disqualification
  4. Badou Jack defeats Anthony Dirrell via 12-round majority decision
  5. Badou Jack knocks out Rogelio Medina in the 6th round
  6. Nathan Cleverly defeats Tony Bellew via 12-round majority decision
  7. Nathan Cleverly knocks out Karo Murat in the 9th round