Angulo vs Kirkland

Angulo vs Kirkland: Fan Friendly Fistic Collision

“No matter what the outcome is, we know this fight is going to be a very, very entertaining and a great fight,” Oscar De La Hoya.

Oscar De La Hoya speaks for most boxing fans when he says he expects fireworks in Mexico tonight. photo by Constantion Garcia

 

Tale of the Tape

Angulo (20-1, 17 KOs)

Kirkland (29-1, 26 KOs)

Angulo 29

Kirland 27

Angulo 5’10

Kirkland 5’9

Angulo 69” reach

Kirkland 70” reach

Angulo has fought once in 2011 to this point.

Kirkland has fought 5 times in 2011 to this point. (For a total of only 7 rounds though)

Fighting Quotes

“I’m a pressure fighter. I’m a pound-for-pound fighter. I’m an all-around fighter.” James Kirkland.

“I’ve always said that I was born to fight, and I think that I’m going to prove it again on Saturday night and you guys are going to see for yourselves that I was born to fight.” Alfredo Angulo.

Betting Odds

Angulo 1.36/4 to 11/-275

Kirkland 3.0/2 to 1/+200

Angulo by KO or TKO 1.62/8 to 13/-162

Kirkland by KO or TKO 3.75/11 to 4/+275

Hamilton Prediction

Despite the bookmaker’s viewing this as one that will end early by way of; I think we’re in for a possible Fight of the Year candidate with 12 Rounds of oscillating & vociferous action that will see Angulo be declared the victor on a highly contentious razor thin (if still) unanimous decision victory.

Matt Hamilton, for ESNewsReporting!

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