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Thomas Petersen vs Richard Foster report
Who won Petersen vs Foster?
Thomas Petersen beat Richard Foster by during the co-main event of LFA 150, on Friday 13th January 2023 at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel in Prior Lake.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Thomas Petersen.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Petersen vs Foster stats
Thomas Petersen stepped into the octagon with a record of 6 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Richard Foster made his way to the cage with a record of 5 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Petersen had a massive power advantage over Foster, boasting at 100% knock out percentage over Foster's 20%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Foster had a massive advantage over Petersen, boosting at 40% submission rate over Petersen's 0%.
Thomas Petersen was the younger man by 38 years, at years old.
Foster had a height advantage of 5 inches over Petersen.
Petersen was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 2 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2019, 7 year and 7 months later than Foster, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 10 less professional rounds, 11 to Foster's 21.
Petersen vs Foster form
Thomas Petersen had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Kory Moegenburg at LFA 142 on 16th September 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Waldo Cortes-Acosta at LFA 129 on 15th April 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round in their LFA Heavyweight championship fight at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake.
Going into that contest, he had won against Vernon Lewis at LFA 113 on 30th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round in their LFA Heavyweight championship fight at Bell County Expo Center, Belton.
Before that, he had beat Odell Pantin at LFA 104 on 16th April 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Grand Casino Hotel & Resort, Shawnee.
He had defeated Brian Peterson at LFA 82 on 21st February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake.
Petersen's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.6 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Petersen vs Foster?
Thomas Petersen was a 1/20 (-2000) favourite going into the contest, while Richard Foster made his way into the ring at 8/1 (+800) with oddsmakers.
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