Pitters vs Richards Info
Shakan Pitters will square off against Craig Richards on Friday 18th December 2020 at Fly By Nite Rehearsal Studios in Worcestershire.
The fight will take place over 12 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit will be 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
Pitters will be defending BBBOC British Light heavyweight Championship for the first time. He won this belt against Chad Sugden in August 2020. He had held this belt for 3 months and 8 days.
Pitters vs Richards stats
Shakan Pitters steps into the ring with an undefeated record of 14 wins and zero loses, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Craig Richards will make his way to the ring with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Richards has a large advantage in power over Pitters, boosting at 53% knock out percentage over Pitters' 29%.
Shakan Pitters is the older man by 1 year, at 31 years old.
Pitters has a height advantage of 5 inches over Richards.
Both Shakan Pitters & Craig Richards fight out of an orthodox stance.
Pitters is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 1 year and 9 months later than Richards, who’s first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 24 less professional rounds, 60 to Richards' 84.
Craig Richards is currently ranked number 8 by the WBA and 14 by the IBF in the 175lb division.
Pitters vs Richards form
Pitters remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Chad Sugden on 22nd August 2020 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Light heavyweight championship fight at Production Studio, Redditch, Worcestershire, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Dec Spelman on 14th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at York Hall, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Dmitrij Kalinovskij on 10th May 2019 by points in the 6th round at Indigo at The O2, London.
Before that, he had defeated Norbert Szekeres on 29th March 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Holte Suite, Villa Park, West Midlands.
He had won against Sam Smith on 2nd November 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Indigo at The O2, London.
Richards has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he defeated Andre Sterling on 21st June 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jake Ball on 2nd February 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at O2 Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Michal Ludwiczak on 27th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Copper Box Arena, London.
Before that, he had won against Bosko Misic on 6th June 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at York Hall, London.
He had beat Ivan Stupalo on 24th March 2018 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at O2 Arena, London.
In terms of recent activity, Craig Richards has been fighting more than Shakan Pitters.
Shakan Pitters last fought 3 months and 8 days ago, while Craig Richards' last outing was 1 year 5 months and 9 days ago.
Pitters' last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 9 months and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.4 rounds on average.
Richards' last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 2 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 23 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.6 rounds on average.
What time does Pitters vs Richards start?
The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 pm GMT at Fly By Nite Rehearsal Studios, Worcestershire, United Kingdom, which is 4:00 pm EST or 1:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America.
Who is showing Pitters vs Richards?
Pitters vs Richards will be broadcast on Channel 5 in the UK.
How do you stream Pitters vs Richards?
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