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Who won Essomba vs Braithwaite?
Marcel Braithwaite beat Thomas Essomba by split decision in their 12 round contest on Friday 11th November 2022 at Sheffield Arena in Sheffield.
The scorecards were announced as 116-113, 111-117, 114-116 in favor of winner Marcel Braithwaite.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Sunny Edwards beating Felix Alvarado for the IBF World Flyweight championship. Also, on the undercard Jack Bateson lost to Shabaz Masoud.
Essomba vs Braithwaite stats
Thomas Essomba stepped into the ring with a record of 11 wins, 7 loses and 1 draw.
Marcel Braithwaite made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws.
The stats suggested that Essomba and Braithwaite have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
Thomas Essomba was the older man by 6 years, at 34 years old.
Essomba had a height advantage of 2 inches over Braithwaite.
Both Thomas Essomba & Marcel Braithwaite fought out of an orthodox stance.
Essomba was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 7 years earlier than Braithwaite, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 46 more professional rounds, 158 to Braithwaite's 112.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Marcel Braithwaite had been fighting more than Thomas Essomba.
Going to this contest, Thomas Essomba had last fought 4 years, 1 month and 18 days ago, while Marcel Braithwaite's last outing had been 2 years, 1 month and 13 days ago.
Essomba's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 9 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 10 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.
Braithwaite's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11 rounds on average.
What time did Essomba vs Braithwaite start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 7:10 PM GMT at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, United Kingdom, which was 2:10 PM EST or 11:10 AM PST on the West Coast of America.
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