Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Patel vs Banquez?
Michell Banquez beat Prince Patel by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Friday 12th July 2019 at King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah.
The scorecards were announced as 110-118, 109-119, 109-119 in favor of winner Michell Banquez.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Amir Khan beating Billy Dib. Also, on the undercard Hughie Fury beat Samuel Peter.
Patel vs Banquez stats
Prince Patel stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 19 wins, zero loses and 1 draw, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Michell Banquez made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Patel had a slight advantage in power over Banquez, with a 74% knock out percentage over Banquez's 72%.
Prince Patel was the younger man by 2 years, at 29 years old.
Patel had a height advantage of 2 inches over Banquez.
Prince Patel fought out of the southpaw stance, while Michell Banquez was an orthodox fighter.
Patel was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 8 months earlier than Banquez, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 35 more professional rounds, 114 to Banquez's 79.
Prince Patel went into the fight ranked number 6 by the WBO and 14 by the IBF at bantamweight.
What time did Patel vs Banquez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 7:00 PM UTC at King Abdullah Sports City, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, which was 3:00 PM EST or 12:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 8:00 PM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Patel vs Banquez?
Patel vs Banquez was broadcast on Channel 5 in the UK.
What were the odds on Patel vs Banquez?
Prince Patel was a 1/4 (-400) favourite going into the contest, while Michell Banquez made his way into the ring at 11/4 (+275) with oddsmakers.