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Who won Patera vs Henchiri?
Francesco Patera beat Nicola Henchiri by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest on Friday 16th April 2021 at Allianz Cloud in Lombardia.
The scorecards were announced as 79-74, 78-74, 78-74 in favor of winner Francesco Patera.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Fabio Turchi's and Dylan Bregeon's clash.
Patera vs Henchiri stats
Francesco Patera stepped into the ring with a record of 23 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Nicola Henchiri made his way to the ring with a record of 9 wins, 3 loses and 2 draws.
The stats suggested Patera had a massive power advantage over Henchiri, boosting at 35% knock out percentage over Henchiri's 0%.
Francesco Patera was the older man by 28 years, at 28 years old.
Both Francesco Patera & Nicola Henchiri fought out of an orthodox stance.
Patera was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 8 year and 6 months later than Henchiri, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 87 more professional rounds, 177 to Henchiri's 90.
Francesco Patera went into the fight ranked number 12 by the WBC at lightweight.
Patera vs Henchiri form
Patera had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Domenico Valentino on 25th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Allianz Cloud, Lombardia, Italy.
Previous to that, he had beat Paul Hyland Jnr on 28th June 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Allianz Cloud, Lombardia.
Going into that contest, he had won against Marvin Petit on 16th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Hall Omnisport de La Préalle, Liege, Belgium.
Before that, he had beat Lewis Ritson on 13th October 2018 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Metro Radio Arena, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom.
He had defeated Ruben Gouveia on 19th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their 6 round contest at Hall Omnisport de La Préalle, Liege, Belgium.
Patera's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
What time did Patera vs Henchiri start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM UTC at Allianz Cloud, Lombardia, Italy, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 9:00 PM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Patera vs Henchiri?
Francesco Patera was a () underdog going into the contest, while Nicola Henchiri made his way into the ring at () with oddsmakers.