Hall Omnisport de La Préalle, Liege, Belgium
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Francesco Patera vs Marvin Petit report
Who won Patera vs Petit?
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 was scheduled to take place over 12 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 0 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 3 years, at 29 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, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 45 more professional rounds, 200 to Petit's 155.
Francesco Patera went into the fight ranked number 15 by the WBC at lightweight.
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.
What were the odds on Patera vs Petit?
Francesco Patera was a 1/2 (-200) favourite going into the contest, while Marvin Petit made his way into the ring at 3/2 (+150) with oddsmakers.
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