broadcast start time:
US - Fri 10:00pm EST / UK - N/A
Current rankings @ Bantamweight
When is Platon vs Russell?
Gerico Platon will face Austin Russell, during the main card of BFL 70, on Friday 3rd December 2021 in Vancouver.
The fight will be contested over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit will be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Platon vs Russell stats
Gerico Platon steps into the ring with a record of 2 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Austin Russell will make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 2 wins and 0 draws and 1 by submission.
The stats suggest Platon has a massive power advantage over Russell, boasting at 50% knock out percentage over Russell's 0%.
Gerico Platon is the younger man by 26 years, at years old.
Platon is arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2021, 1 year and 3 months later than Russell, whose first professional fight was in 2019. He has fought 1 less professional rounds, 3 to Russell's 4.
Platon's last 3 fights have come over a period of 8 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 2 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1 rounds on average.