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Dirrell vs. Yıldırım: Prediction, Odds, Date, Stats

Anthony Dirrell (The Dog) and Avni Yıldırım (The Turkish Wolf) fight for the vacant WBC super-middleweight title. Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

Jan 27, 2005
24 (70.6%)
184 cm
189 cm
5 cm
Apr 28, 2018
9m, 26d
Title Fights
Ape Index
Last Fight
Win Streak
Mar 22, 2014
12 (54.5%)
182 cm
178 cm
-4 cm
Sep 15, 2018
5m, 8d
Saturday, 23 Feb 2019
Minneapolis Armory, Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.
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Anthony Dirrell vs. Avni Yıldırım


This fight between Anthony Dirrell and Avni Yıldırım took place on at the Minneapolis Armory, Minneapolis, Minnesota, US.

Tale of the Tape

At 184 cm, Anthony Dirrell is the taller of the two by 2 cms; Avni Yıldırım is 182 cm. Besides being the taller fighter, with a reach of 189 cm, Dirrell also has a significant reach advantage of 11 cms over Yıldırım's 178 cm. On top of that, Dirrell also has a 9 cm ape index advantage over Yıldırım.

Dirrell is coming in to this fight with a record of 32-1-1 (24 KOs). His last fight was 9 months and 26 days ago against Abraham Han, which he won via 10 round unanimous decision.

Yıldırım comes in with a record of 21-1 (12 KOs). His last fight was 5 months and 8 days ago against Lolenga Mock, which he won via 12 round majority decision.

Both the fighters fight out of the orthodox stance.

On the day of the fight, Dirrell will be 34 years and 4 months old. Yıldırım will be 27 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 59-41 in favor of Avni Yıldırım. Here is the prediction for Dirrell vs Yıldırım.

The chances of Avni Yıldırım winning this fight is much higher. However, Anthony Dirrell still cannot be counted out.


Anthony Dirrell defeated Avni Yıldırım via 10 round TD to win the vacant WBC super-middleweight title. Yıldırım's 5 fight win streak comes to an end, and Dirrell advances his win streak to 6. Dirrell is now 33-1-1, and Yıldırım 21-2.

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