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

Josh Taylor (The Tartan Tornado) and Viktor Postol (The Iceman) are scheduled to meet in a super-lightweight bout on at the SSE Hydro, Glasgow, Scotland. Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

Jul 18, 2015
11 (91.7%)
178 cm
177 cm
-1 cm
Mar 3, 2018
3m, 20d
Title Fights
Ape Index
Last Fight
Win Streak
Oct 1, 2007
12 (40%)
180 cm
187 cm
7 cm
Sep 16, 2017
9m, 7d
Saturday, 23 Jun 2018
SSE Hydro, Glasgow, Scotland
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Josh Taylor vs. Viktor Postol


This fight between Josh Taylor and Viktor Postol took place on 23 June, 2018 at the SSE Hydro, Glasgow, Scotland.

Tale of the Tape

At 180 cm, Viktor Postol is the taller of the two by 2 cms; Josh Taylor is 178 cm. Besides being the taller fighter, with a reach of 187 cm, Postol also has a significant reach advantage of 10 cms over Taylor's 177 cm. On top of that, Postol also has a 8 cm ape index advantage over Taylor.

Taylor is coming in to this fight with an undefeated record of 12-0 (11 KOs). His last fight was 3 months and 20 days ago against Winston Campos, which he won via 3rd round TKO.

Postol comes in with a record of 29-1 (12 KOs). His last fight was 9 months and 7 days ago against Jamshidbek Najmiddinov, which he won via 10 round unanimous decision.

Josh Taylor fights out of the southpaw stance, while Viktor Postol fights out of the orthodox stance.

On the day of the fight, Taylor will be 27 years and 5 months old. Postol will be 34 years and 5 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 70-30 in favor of Josh Taylor. Here is the prediction for Taylor vs Postol.

Josh Taylor should win this fight. It is going to be very hard for Viktor Postol to win this one.


Josh Taylor defeated Viktor Postol via 12 round UD. Postol's 1 fight win streak comes to an end, and Taylor advances his win streak to 13. Taylor is now 13-0, and Postol 29-2.

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