Buatsi vs Periban Info
Joshua Buatsi beat Marco Antonio Periban by technical knockout in the 4th round on Saturday 1st June 2019 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
The fight took place over rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
Buatsi vs Periban stats
Joshua Buatsi stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 10 wins, zero loses and draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Marco Antonio Periban made his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, with 16 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Buatsi had advantage in power over Periban, with a 80% knock out percentage over Periban's 64%.
Joshua Buatsi was the younger man by 8 years, at 27 years old.
Buatsi had a height advantage of 1 inch over Periban.
Both Joshua Buatsi & Marco Antonio Periban fought out of an orthodox stance.
Buatsi was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 20 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 8 year and 9 months later than Periban, who’s first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 7 more professional rounds, 43 to Periban's 36.
Joshua Buatsi went into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBA, 14 by the WBO and 9 by the IBF in the 175lb division.
Buatsi vs Periban form
Buatsi remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Liam Conroy on 23rd March 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their BBBOC British Light heavyweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Renold Quinlan on 22nd December 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round at The O2 Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Tony Averlant on 13th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Metro Radio Arena, Tyne and Wear.
Before that, he had won against Stephane Cuevas on 5th May 2018 by technical knockout in the 5th round at The O2 Arena, London.
He had beat Bartlomiej Grafka on 31st March 2018 by points in the 6th round at Principality Stadium, Wales.
Periban had lost to all of his last 2 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Avni Yildirim on 13th May 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Teatro Palcco, Jalisco, Mexico.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by James DeGale on 22nd November 2014 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
What time did Buatsi vs Periban start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 pm UTC at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States, which was 6:00 pm EST or 3:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America, or 11:00 pm BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Buatsi vs Periban?
Buatsi vs Periban was broadcast on DAZN in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Sky Sports Action.