In a unification world title fight, Regis Prograis (Rougarou) and Josh Taylor (The Tartan Tornado) put their belts on the line. Prograis brings the WBA belt. Taylor brings the IBF belt. The winner also wins the vacant The Ring title. Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.
This super-lightweight world title fight between Regis Prograis and Josh Taylor took place on at The O2 Arena, London, England.
Prograis was coming off a 6 round TKO win against Kiryl Relikh on 27 April, 2019. On the day of this fight, he was 30 years and 9 months old with a record of 24-0 (20 KO).
Taylor was coming off a 12 round UD win against Ivan Baranchyk on 18 May, 2019. He was 28 years and 9 months old with a record of 15-0 (12 KO) on the day of the fight.
Regis Prograis is 173 cm tall with a reach of 170 cm. He fights out of the southpaw stance and has an ape-index of -3 cm. He has a 83.3% KO rate.
Josh Taylor is 178 cm tall with a reach of 177 cm. He fights out of the southpaw stance and has an ape-index of -1 cm. He has a 80% KO rate.
The winning odds is 53-47 in favor of Regis Prograis. Based on these numbers, our AI makes the following prediction.
Josh Taylor deafeated Regis Prograis via 12 round MD to win the WBA (Super) and vacant The Ring super-lightweight titles and retain the IBF super-lightweight title. Prograis' undefeated record of 24 wins comes to an end, and Taylor advances his win streak to 16. Taylor is now 16-0, and Prograis 24-1.