Bakole vs Kuzmin Info
Martin Bakole Ilunga could potentially square off against Sergey Kuzmin in Late 2020 at Matchroom Fight Camp in Essex.
The fight would be scheduled for 10 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Bakole vs Kuzmin stats
Martin Bakole Ilunga would step 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 would 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 would have 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 currently 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 4 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, Martin Bakole Ilunga has been fighting more than Sergey Kuzmin.
Martin Bakole Ilunga last fought 10 months and 25 days ago, while Sergey Kuzmin's last outing was 1 year and 14 days ago.
Bakole's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year and 20 days, 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 they have lasted 5.2 rounds on average.
Kuzmin's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 9 months and 17 days, 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 they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.