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Oct 13 2018
Saturday

York Hall, London, United Kingdom

12 round contest @ Heavyweight
11-0-0
TKO 10
TKO 10
14-1-0

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The tape

26
Age
30
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
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Reach
79.5" / 202 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

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Form
KOUDUDUDKO
11
Wins
14
8
By KO
9
73
KO%
64
0
Loses
1
0
Draws
0
2014
Debut
2013

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Martin Bakole Ilunga vs Michael Hunter report


Who won Bakole vs Hunter?

Michael Hunter beat Martin Bakole Ilunga by technical knockout in the 10th round on Saturday, October 13th, 2018, at York Hall, London.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.

Bakole vs Hunter stats

Back in October 2018, Martin Bakole Ilunga stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 11 wins, zero losses, and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Michael Hunter made his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Bakole had a slight advantage in power over Hunter, with a 73% knockout percentage compared to Hunter's 64%.

Martin Bakole Ilunga was the younger man by 4 years, at 26 years old.

Bakole had a height advantage of 1 inch over Hunter.

Both Martin Bakole Ilunga and Michael Hunter fought out of an orthodox stance.

Bakole was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2014, 1 year later than Hunter, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 74 fewer professional rounds, totaling 80 compared to Hunter's 154.

Bakole vs Hunter form

Hunter had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Oleksandr Usyk on April 8, 2017, by unanimous decision in their WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Isiah Thomas on May 13, 2016, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Phil Williams on February 27, 2016, by knockout in the 1st round at Honda Center, Anaheim.

Before that, he had won against Jason Douglas on October 13, 2015, by technical knockout in the 4th round at Little Creek Casino Resort, Shelton.

He had beaten Mike Bissett on July 25, 2015, by technical knockout in the 1st round at Palms Casino and Resort, Pearl Theater, Las Vegas.

Activity check

Bakole's last 4 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 2 months and 14 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 3 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.

Hunter's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.6 rounds on average.

What time did Bakole vs Hunter start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at York Hall, London, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.

Who broadcast Bakole vs Hunter?

Bakole vs Hunter was broadcast on Channel 5 in the UK.

What were the odds on Bakole vs Hunter?

Martin Bakole Ilunga was a 53/100 (-190) favorite going into the contest, while Michael Hunter made his way into the ring at 69/50 (+140) with oddsmakers.

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