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Who won Farooq vs Castillo?
Ukashir Farooq beat Luis Gerardo Castillo by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 14th August 2021 at Matchroom Fight Camp in Essex.
The scorecards were announced as 100-90, 100-90, 100-91 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).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Joshua Buatsi beating Ricards Bolotniks for the WBA Super World Light Flyweight championship. Also, on the undercard Michael McKinson defeated Przemyslaw Runowski, Raymond Ford was victorious over Reece Bellotti, Raymond Ford beat Reece Bellotti, Zelfa Barrett defeated Viorel Simion and Joe Cordina was victorious over Joshuah Hernandez.
Farooq vs Castillo stats
Back in August 2021, Ukashir Farooq stepped into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Luis Gerardo Castillo made his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 18 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Castillo had a large advantage in power over Farooq, boosting at 64% knock out percentage over Farooq's 40%.
Ukashir Farooq was the older man by 27 years, at 25 years old.
Both Ukashir Farooq & Luis Gerardo Castillo fought out of an orthodox stance.
Farooq was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 14 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 9 months later than Castillo, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 47 less professional rounds, 108 to Castillo's 155.
Ukashir Farooq went into the fight ranked number 14 by the WBC at bantamweight.
Farooq vs Castillo form
Farooq had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Alexander Espinoza on 10th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Angel Aviles on 14th November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Wembley Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Lee McGregor on 16th November 2019 by split decision in their CBC Commonwealth Bantamweight and BBBOC British Bantamweight championship fight at Emirates Arena, Scotland.
Before that, he had beat Duane Winters on 17th August 2019 by knockout in the 1st round in their BBBOC British Bantamweight championship fight at Radisson Blu Hotel, Scotland.
He had won against Kyle Williams on 25th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their BBBOC British Bantamweight championship fight at Radisson Blu Hotel, Scotland.
Farooq's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
What time did Farooq vs Castillo start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 7:00 PM BST at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex, United Kingdom, which was 2:00 PM EST or 11:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America.
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