Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Russell vs Platon?
Austin Russell beat Gerico Platon by majority decision in their 3 round contest, during the co-main event of BFL 70, on Friday 3rd December 2021 in Vancouver.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Austin Russell.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Russell vs Platon stats
Austin Russell stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 2 wins, zero loses and 0 draws and 1 by submission.
Gerico Platon made his way to the ring with a record of 2 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Platon had a massive power advantage over Russell, boosting at 50% knock out percentage over Russell's 0%.
Austin Russell was the older man by 27 years, at 27 years old.
Russell was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2019, 1 year and 3 months earlier than Platon, whose first professional fight was in 2021. He had fought 1 more professional rounds, 4 to Platon's 3.
Platon's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year and 6 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.