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Who won Ritson vs Patera?
Francesco Patera beat Lewis Ritson by split decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 13th October 2018 at Metro Radio Arena in Tyne and Wear.
The scorecards were announced as 112-116, 112-116, 116-112 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).
Also, on the undercard Glenn Foot lost to Robbie Davies Jnr for the BBBOC British Super Lightweight and CBC Commonwealth Super Lightweight championship, Joshua Buatsi defeated Tony Averlant and Dave Allen was victorious over Samir Nebo.
Ritson vs Patera stats
Back in October 2018, Lewis Ritson stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 17 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Francesco Patera made his way to the ring with a record of 19 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Ritson had a large advantage in power over Patera, boosting at 65% knock out percentage over Patera's 37%.
Lewis Ritson was the same age as Francesco Patera, at 25 years old.
Both Lewis Ritson & Francesco Patera fought out of an orthodox stance.
Ritson was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 year and 5 months later than Patera, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 57 less professional rounds, 154 to Patera's 211.
Lewis Ritson went into the fight ranked number 11 by the WBA and 10 by the WBC at lightweight.
Ritson vs Patera form
Lewis Ritson had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Paul Hyland Jnr on 16th June 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round in their BBBOC British Lightweight championship fight at Metro Radio Arena, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Scott Cardle on 24th March 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their BBBOC British Lightweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Joe Murray on 25th February 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round in their BBBOC British Lightweight championship fight at Victoria Warehouse Hotel, Manchester.
Before that, he had won against Robbie Barrett on 7th October 2017 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their BBBOC British Lightweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
He had beat Jordan Ellison on 3rd December 2016 by knockout in the 7th round at Rainton Meadows Arena, Tyne and Wear.
Ritson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.6 rounds on average.
Patera's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 5 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.
What time did Ritson vs Patera start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at Metro Radio Arena, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Ritson vs Patera?
Lewis Ritson was a 1/50 (-5000) favourite going into the contest, while Francesco Patera made his way into the ring at 14/1 (+1400) with oddsmakers.