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Who won Farooq vs Butcher?
Ukashir Farooq beat Iain Butcher by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Friday 30th November 2018 at Emirates Arena in Scotland.
The scorecards were announced as 120-109, 120-108, 118-110 in favor of winner Ukashir Farooq.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).
Farooq vs Butcher stats
Back in November 2018, Ukashir Farooq stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 10 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Iain Butcher made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Farooq had advantage in power over Butcher, with a 40% knock out percentage over Butcher's 28%.
Ukashir Farooq was the younger man by 4 years, at 22 years old.
Both Ukashir Farooq & Iain Butcher fought out of an orthodox stance.
Farooq was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 3 year and 11 months later than Butcher, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 27 less professional rounds, 108 to Butcher's 135.
Farooq's last 4 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 2 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What time did Farooq vs Butcher start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM GMT at Emirates Arena, Scotland, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Farooq vs Butcher?
Farooq vs Butcher was broadcast on BoxNation in the UK.
What were the odds on Farooq vs Butcher?
Ukashir Farooq was a 3/10 (-330) favourite going into the contest, while Iain Butcher made his way into the ring at 249/100 (+250) with oddsmakers.