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Mthalane vs. Yaegashi: Prediction, Odds, Date, Stats

Moruti Mthalane (Babyface) defends his IBF flyweight title against Akira Yaegashi (Sonic Fist). Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

37
Dec 10, 2000
38-2
9
25 (62.5%)
166 cm
169 cm
3 cm
Orthodox
May 13, 2019
7m, 10d
15
Age
Debut
Record
Title Fights
KOs
Height
Reach
Ape Index
Stance
Last Fight
Layoff
Win Streak
36
Mar 26, 2005
28-6
13
16 (47.1%)
160 cm
165 cm
5 cm
Orthodox
Apr 8, 2019
8m, 15d
3
IBF
FL
w2
d6
WBAWBCIBFTheRing
FL
w1
d3
FL
w1
d3
lFL
w1
d2
ST
w1
flyweight
Monday, 23 Dec 2019
Yokohama Arena, Japan
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Moruti Mthalane vs. Akira Yaegashi

Date

This fight between Moruti Mthalane and Akira Yaegashi took place on at the Yokohama Arena, Japan.

Tale of the Tape

At 166 cm, Moruti Mthalane is the taller of the two by 6 cms; Akira Yaegashi is 160 cm. Besides being the taller fighter, with a reach of 169 cm, Mthalane also has reach advantage of 4 cms over Yaegashi's 165 cm. Yaegashi has a 2 cm ape index advantage over Mthalane.

Mthalane is coming in to this fight with a record of 38-2 (25 KOs). His last fight was 7 months and 10 days ago against Masayuki Kuroda, which he won via 12 round unanimous decision.

Yaegashi comes in with a record of 28-6 (16 KOs). His last fight was 8 months and 15 days ago against Sahaphap Bunop, which he won via 2nd round TKO.

Both the fighters fight out of the orthodox stance.

On the day of the fight, Mthalane will be 37 years and 2 months old. Yaegashi will be 36 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 71-29 in favor of Moruti Mthalane. Here is the prediction for Mthalane vs Yaegashi.

Moruti Mthalane should win this fight. It is going to be very hard for Akira Yaegashi to win this one.

Result

Moruti Mthalane defeated Akira Yaegashi via 9th round TKO. Yaegashi's 3 fight win streak comes to an end, and Mthalane advances his win streak to 16. Mthalane is now 39-2, and Yaegashi 28-7.

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