Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Bakole vs Perea?
Martin Bakole Ilunga beat Ytalo Perea by technical knockout in the 1st round on Friday 2nd August 2019 at Exhibition Centre in Merseyside.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Anthony Fowler beating Brian Rose. Also, on the undercard Lewis Ritson defeated Marek Jedrzejewski.
Bakole vs Perea stats
Back in August 2019, Martin Bakole Ilunga stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ytalo Perea made his way to the ring with a record of 11 wins, 4 loses and 2 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Bakole had advantage in power over Perea, with a 75% knock out percentage over Perea's 64%.
Martin Bakole Ilunga was the same age as Ytalo Perea, at 26 years old.
Bakole had a height advantage of 3 inches over Perea.
Martin Bakole Ilunga fought out of the orthodox stance, while Ytalo Perea was a .
Bakole was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 1 year later than Perea, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 6 less professional rounds, 80 to Perea's 86.
Bakole vs Perea form
Bakole had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Mariusz Wach on 6th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Spodek, Katowice, Poland.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Michael Hunter on 13th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had defeated DL Jones on 23rd June 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round at The SSE Hydro, Scotland.
Before that, he had beat Ali Baghouz on 11th November 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at Royal Highland Centre, Scotland.
He had won against Kamil Sokolowski on 7th October 2017 by points in the 6th round at York Hall, London.
Bakole's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.2 rounds on average.
What time did Bakole vs Perea start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 6:30 PM BST at Exhibition Centre, Merseyside, United Kingdom, which was 1:30 PM EST or 10:30 AM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Bakole vs Perea?
Martin Bakole Ilunga was a 1/20 (-2000) favourite going into the contest, while Ytalo Perea made his way into the ring at 8/1 (+800) with oddsmakers.