Parc des expositions, Nantes, France
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Current rankings @ Welterweight
When is Cissokho vs Mbenge?
Souleymane Cissokho is set to fight Thulani Mbenge on Saturday 17th December 2022 at Parc des expositions in Nantes.
The fight is scheduled for 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit will be 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
This fight will appear on the undercard of Christian Mbilli's and Vaughn Alexander's clash.
Cissokho vs Mbenge stats
Souleymane Cissokho steps into the ring with an undefeated record of 15 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Thulani Mbenge will make his way to the ring with a record of 19 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Mbenge has advantage in power over Cissokho, with a 79% knock out percentage over Cissokho's 60%.
Souleymane Cissokho is the older man by 31 years, at 31 years old.
Both Souleymane Cissokho & Thulani Mbenge fight out of an orthodox stance.
Cissokho is arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 1991, 23 years and 10 months earlier than Mbenge, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 8 less professional rounds, 93 to Mbenge's 101.
Souleymane Cissokho goes into the fight ranked number 11 by the WBC at welterweight.
Thulani Mbenge is currently ranked number 5 by the WBC in the 147lb division.
Cissokho vs Mbenge form
Cissokho remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Roberto Valenzuela Jr on 5th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Pechanga Arena, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Ismail Iliev on 10th September 2021 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Roland Garros, Paris, France.
Going into that contest, he had beat Kieron Conway on 8th May 2021 by split decision in their 12 round contest at AT&T Stadium, Arlington, United States.
Before that, he had won against Daniel Echeverria on 13th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round at American Airlines Center, Texas.
He had beat Dmitry Mikhaylenko on 28th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at H Arena, Loire-Atlantique, France.
Cissokho's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
Mbenge's last 2 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 11 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11 rounds on average.
What time does Cissokho vs Mbenge start?
The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM UTC at Parc des expositions, Nantes, France, which is 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 9:00 PM GMT in the UK.
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