Francesco Patera entered this fight with a professional record of 22-3-0 (8 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.15 lightweight in the world. He faced Edis Tatli twice in 2017 winning the first bout but losing the second one; after this fight he has won four fights defeating Marvin Petit and Paul Hyland Jnr in his last two (Francesco Patera vs Paul Hyland Jnr).
His opponent, the undefeated three-time olympian and 2009 AIBA world amateur champion Domenico Valentino, has a perfect boxing record of 8-0-0 (1 knockout) and he entered as the No.313 in the same weight class. In his last three fights he has won over Benoit Manno, German Lara and Ciprian Albert. Patera vs Valentino is valid for the EBU European lightweight title; undercard of Daniele Scardina vs Ilias Achergui. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Allianz Cloud, Milan, Italy
Division: lightweight (135 lbs, 61.2 kg)
Title: EBU European lightweight title
Patera’s previous fight: Francesco Patera vs Paul Hyland Jnr
Patera vs Valentino full fight video:
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