Bakole vs Kuzmin Info
Martin Bakole Ilunga is set to square off against Sergey Kuzmin on Saturday 22nd August 2020 at Matchroom Fight Camp in Essex.
The fight is scheduled for 10 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there is no weight limit.
This fight will appear on the undercard of Dillian Whyte's and Alexander Povetkin's clash for the WBC World Heavyweight championship. Also, on the undercard will be Callum Johnson's and Igor Mikhalkin's clash , Bakole vs Kuzmin's and Chris Kongo's clash and Katie Taylor's and Amanda Serrano's clash .
Bakole vs Kuzmin stats
Martin Bakole Ilunga steps into the ring with a record of 14 wins and 1 loss, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Sergey Kuzmin will make his way to the ring with a record of 15 wins and 1 loss, with 11 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Bakole has a slight advantage in power over Kuzmin, with a 79% knock out percentage over Kuzmin's 73%.
Martin Bakole Ilunga is the younger man by 6 years, at 27 years old.
Kuzmin has a height advantage of 1 inch over Bakole.
Both Martin Bakole Ilunga & Sergey Kuzmin fight out of an orthodox stance.
Bakole is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 8 months earlier than Kuzmin, who’s first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 35 less professional rounds, 50 to Kuzmin's 85.
Sergey Kuzmin is currently ranked number 13 by the WBA in the heavyweight division.
Bakole vs Kuzmin form
Martin Bakole Ilunga has stopped all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Rodney Hernandez on 2nd November 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Manchester Arena, Lancashire, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Kevin Johnson on 19th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Newcastle Arena, Tyne and Wear.
Going into that contest, he had beat Ytalo Perea on 2nd August 2019 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Exhibition Centre, Liverpool.
Before that, he had won against Mariusz Wach on 6th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Spodek, Katowice, Poland.
He had been beaten by Michael Hunter on 13th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.
Kuzmin has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Michael Hunter on 13th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Joey Dawejko on 9th March 2019 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York.
Going into that contest, he had defeated David Price on 22nd September 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Wembley Stadium, London, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had won against Jeremiah Karpency on 21st April 2018 by knockout in the 6th round at Kings Theatre, New York, United States.
He had won against Amir Mansour on 27th November 2017 by knockout at Luzhniki, Moscow, Russia.
In terms of recent activity, Sergey Kuzmin has been fighting more than Martin Bakole Ilunga.
Martin Bakole Ilunga last fought 9 months and 20 days ago, while Sergey Kuzmin's last outing was 11 months and 9 days ago.
Bakole's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that his fights have lasted on average 5.2 rounds.
Kuzmin's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year and 9 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that his fights have lasted on average 8.8 rounds.
What time does Bakole vs Kuzmin start?
The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 pm UTC at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex, United Kingdom, which is 5:00 pm EST or 2:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America, or 10:00 pm BST in the UK.
Who is showing Bakole vs Kuzmin?
Bakole vs Kuzmin will be broadcast on Sky Box Office HD in the UK, while the fight will be broadcast in the United States by DAZN.
How do you stream Bakole vs Kuzmin?
You don’t need to be a Sky customer to stream Bakole vs Kuzmin. Sky allow you to stream their pay-per-view cards via the Sky Sports Box Office app for Android or Apple. They also have a web player you can use. You’ll need to sign-up and pay online before logging in.
The whole event costs £19.95.
In the US you can stream Bakole vs Kuzmin via the DAZN app and platform. You can download the app for PC, Apple, Android, Fire TV, Roku, your Smart TV and many others. Note: You save over 60% if you pay for a full year of DAZN.
1 month of DAZN is $19.99, while 1 year costs $99.99.