Current rankings @ Heavyweight
When is Dubois vs Bakole?
Daniel Dubois could take on Martin Bakole Ilunga in Early 2024 in the United Kingdom.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Dubois vs Bakole stats
Daniel Dubois would step into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Martin Bakole Ilunga would make his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Dubois would have advantage in power over Bakole, with a 95% knock out percentage over Bakole's 75%.
Daniel Dubois is the younger man by 4 years, at 26 years old.
Dubois has a height advantage of 2 inches over Bakole.
Both Daniel Dubois & Martin Bakole Ilunga fight out of an orthodox stance.
Dubois is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2017, 3 year later than Bakole, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 8 less professional rounds, 72 to Bakole's 80.
Daniel Dubois goes into the fight ranked number 7 by the WBA, 14 by the WBC, 11 by the WBO and 8 by the IBF at heavyweight.
Martin Bakole Ilunga is currently ranked number 2 by the WBA, 7 by the WBC and 11 by the IBF in the 201lb division.
Dubois vs Bakole form
Daniel Dubois has stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Oleksandr Usyk on 26th August 2023 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBO World Heavyweight, WBA Super World Heavyweight, IBF World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at Stadion Wroclaw, Wroclaw, Poland.
Previous to that, he had beat Kevin Lerena on 3rd December 2022 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBA World Heavyweight championship fight at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had won against Trevor Bryan on 11th June 2022 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBA World Heavyweight championship fight at Casino Miami Jai Alai, Florida, United States.
Before that, he had beat Joe Cusumano on 29th August 2021 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, Ohio.
He had defeated Bogdan Dinu on 5th June 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Telford International Centre, Telford, Shropshire, United Kingdom.
Bakole has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he won against Carlos Takam on 28th October 2023 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Previous to that, he had won against Ihor Shevadzutskyi on 22nd April 2023 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Rzeszow, Poland.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Tony Yoka on 14th May 2022 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Accord Hotels Arena, Paris, France.
Before that, he had beat Haruna Osumanu on 18th September 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Sport Society, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
He had won against Sergey Kuzmin on 12th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.
In terms of recent activity, Daniel Dubois has been fighting more than Martin Bakole Ilunga.
Daniel Dubois last fought 4 months and 16 days ago, while Martin Bakole Ilunga's last outing was 2 months and 14 days ago.
Dubois' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 6 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.8 rounds on average.
Bakole's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 30 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.6 rounds on average.
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