Patera vs Petit Info
Francesco Patera beat Marvin Petit by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 16th February 2019 at Hall Omnisport de La Préalle in Liege.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Francesco Patera.
The fight took place over rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Patera vs Petit stats
Francesco Patera stepped into the ring with a record of 20 wins, 3 loses and draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Marvin Petit made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Petit had advantage in power over Patera, with a 50% knock out percentage over Patera's 35%.
Francesco Patera was the younger man by 2 years, at 27 years old.
Both Francesco Patera & Marvin Petit fought out of an orthodox stance.
Patera was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 year and 9 months later than Petit, who’s first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 14 more professional rounds, 169 to Petit's 155.
Francesco Patera went into the fight ranked number 15 by the WBC in the 135lb division.
Patera vs Petit form
Francesco Patera had beaten 3 of his last 3 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, 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.
Previous to that, he had beat Ruben Gouveia on 19th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their 6 round contest at Hall Omnisport de La Préalle, Liege, Belgium.
Going into that contest, he had won against Edis Tatli on 6th May 2017 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Gatorade Center, Turku, Finland.
Patera's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year 5 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
What time did Patera vs Petit start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 pm UTC at Hall Omnisport de La Préalle, Liege, Belgium, which was 5:00 pm EST or 2:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America, or 10:00 pm GMT in the UK.