Hall Omnisport de La Préalle, Liege, Belgium
Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Patera vs Gouveia?
Francesco Patera beat Ruben Gouveia by unanimous decision in their 6 round contest on Saturday 19th May 2018 at Hall Omnisport de La Préalle in Liege.
The scorecards were announced as 60-52, 60-53, 60-52 in favor of winner Francesco Patera.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 6 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Patera vs Gouveia stats
Francesco Patera stepped into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ruben Gouveia made his way to the ring with a record of 10 wins, 4 loses and 2 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Patera had a slight advantage in power over Gouveia, with a 39% knock out percentage over Gouveia's 30%.
Francesco Patera was the younger man by 1 year, at 29 years old.
Both Francesco Patera & Ruben Gouveia fought out of an orthodox stance.
Patera was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 10 months later than Gouveia, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 21 more professional rounds, 190 to Gouveia's 169.
What were the odds on Patera vs Gouveia?
Francesco Patera was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Ruben Gouveia made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.