This fight between Ricky Burns and Willie Limond took place on 1 September, 2023 at the Braehead Arena, Glasgow, Scotland, U.K.
At 175 cm, Ricky Burns is the taller of the two by 5 cms; Willie Limond is 170 cm. Besides being the taller fighter, with a reach of 178 cm, Burns also has a good reach advantage of 8 cms over Limond's 170 cm. On top of that, Burns also has a 3 cm ape index advantage over Limond.
Burns is coming in to this fight with a record of 44-8-1 (16 KOs). His last fight was 1 year, 8 months, and 14 days ago against Emiliano Dominguez, which he won via 10 round unanimous decision.
Limond comes in with a record of 42-5 (13 KOs). His last fight was 1 year, 3 months, and 19 days ago against CJ Wood, which he won via 3rd round TKO.
Both the fighters fight out of the orthodox stance.
On the day of the fight, Burns will be 40 years and 4 months old. Limond will be 44 years and 6 months old.
After considering the both the fighters' stats and their performance patterns, the winning odds is calculated to be at 76-24 in favor of Ricky Burns. Here is the prediction for Burns vs Limond.
Ricky Burns defeated Willie Limond via 8th round TKO. Limond's 3 fight win streak comes to an end, and Burns advances his win streak to 2. Burns is now 45-8-1, and Limond 42-6.