Soro vs Vera Info
Michel Soro beat John Vera by knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday 24th March 2018 at Palais des Sports in Bouches-du-Rhône.
The fight took place over rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
Soro vs Vera stats
Michel Soro stepped into the ring with a record of 31 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw.
John Vera made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 18 wins and draws.
The stats suggested that Soro and Vera have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
Michel Soro was the older man by 1 year, at 32 years old.
Vera had a height advantage of 2 inches over Soro. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Michel Soro fought out of the orthodox stance, while John Vera was a southpaw.
Soro was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 3 years and 3 months earlier than Vera, who’s first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 128 more professional rounds, 219 to Vera's 91.
Michel Soro went into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBA in the 154lb division.
John Vera was ranked number 2 by the WBA and 5 by the WBO in the 154lb division.
Soro vs Vera form
Michel Soro had stopped 2 of his last 4 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Ivan Montero on 2nd December 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round at La Palestre, Alpes-Maritimes, France.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Brian Carlos Castano on 1st July 2017 by split decision in their WBA Interim World Super Welterweight championship fight at Casino d'Evian, Evian les Bains.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Brian Carlos Castano on 1st July 2017 by split decision in their WBA Interim World Super Welterweight championship fight at Casino d'Evian, Haute-Savoie.
Before that, he had won against Javier Francisco Maciel on 22nd April 2017 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Astroballe, Rhône.
Soro's last 4 fights had come over a period of 7 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 month and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.5 rounds on average.
Vera's last 0 fights had come over a period of , meaning he had been fighting on average every . In those fights, he fought a total of rounds, meaning that they had lasted 0 rounds on average.
What time did Soro vs Vera start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 pm UTC at Palais des Sports, Bouches-du-Rhône, France, which was 4:00 pm EST or 1:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America, or 8:00 pm GMT in the UK.