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Who won Falcao vs Volny?
Esquiva Falcao beat Patrice Volny by technical decision in their 6 round contest on Saturday 20th November 2021 at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Nevada.
The scorecards were announced as 58-56, 58-57, 56-58 in favor of winner Esquiva Falcao.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Terence Crawford beating Shawn Porter for the WBO World Welterweight championship. Also, on the undercard Zhanibek Alimkhanuly beat Hassan N’Dam and Isaac Dogboe defeated Christopher Diaz.
Falcao vs Volny stats
Esquiva Falcao stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 28 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 20 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Patrice Volny made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 16 wins and 0 draws, with 10 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Falcao had a slight advantage in power over Volny, with a 71% knock out percentage over Volny's 63%.
Esquiva Falcao was the younger man by 32 years, at years old.
Esquiva Falcao fought out of the southpaw stance, while Patrice Volny was an orthodox fighter.
Falcao was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 2 years and 1 month earlier than Volny, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 59 more professional rounds, 135 to Volny's 76.
Esquiva Falcao went into the fight ranked number 8 by the WBC, 3 by the WBO and 4 by the IBF at middleweight.
Patrice Volny was ranked number 9 by the WBO and 5 by the IBF in the 160lb division.
Falcao vs Volny form
Falcao remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Artur Akavov on 20th February 2021 by technical knockout in the 4th round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Morrama Dheisw de Araujo Santos on 29th August 2020 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Arena de Lutas, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jorge Daniel Miranda on 29th February 2020 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Arena de Lutas, Sao Paulo.
Before that, he had defeated Manny Woods on 9th November 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Chukchansi Park, California, United States.
He had won against Jesus Antonio Gutierrez on 19th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 8th round at MGM National Harbor, Maryland.
Falcao's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.2 rounds on average.
What time did Falcao vs Volny start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Nevada, United States, which was around 2:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Falcao vs Volny?
Falcao vs Volny was broadcast on ESPN PPV in the US.
What were the odds on Falcao vs Volny?
Esquiva Falcao was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Patrice Volny made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.