VS
Aug 14 2021
Saturday

Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex, United Kingdom

12 round contest @ Bantamweight
Luis Gerardo Castillo
Castillo
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15-1-0
UD 10

Score cards

  • 100-90
  • 100-90
  • 100-91
UD 10
28-2-0

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The tape

26
Age
-2
5' 5" / 165 cm
Height
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Reach
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Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDUDSDKOTKO
Form
KOTKOUDTKOTKO
15
Wins
28
6
By KO
18
40
KO%
64
1
Loses
2
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2015

Tape rankings @ Bantamweight

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The Ring
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WBA
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14
WBC
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WBO
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IBF
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Ukashir Farooq vs Luis Gerardo Castillo report


Who won Farooq vs Castillo?

Ukashir Farooq beat Luis Gerardo Castillo by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday, August 14th, 2021, at Matchroom Fight Camp, 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 eliminator appeared on the undercard of Joshua Buatsi beating Ricards Bolotniks for the WBA Super World Light Flyweight championship. Also on the undercard Raymond Ford defeated Reece Bellotti, Raymond Ford was victorious over Reece Bellotti, Michael McKinson beat Przemyslaw Runowski, Joe Cordina defeated Joshuah Hernandez, and Zelfa Barrett was victorious over Viorel Simion.

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 way of knockout.

Luis Gerardo Castillo made his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, with 18 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Castillo had a large advantage in power over Farooq, boasting a 64% knockout percentage compared to Farooq's 40%.

Ukashir Farooq was the older man by 28 years, at 26 years old.

Both Ukashir Farooq and Luis Gerardo Castillo fought out of an orthodox stance.

Farooq was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 14 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 9 months later than Castillo, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 47 fewer professional rounds, totaling 108 compared 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 April 10, 2021, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had defeated Angel Aviles on November 14, 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 November 16, 2019, by split decision in their CBC Commonwealth Bantamweight and BBBOC British Bantamweight championship fight at Emirates Arena, Scotland.

Before that, he had beaten Duane Winters on August 17, 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 April 25, 2019, by technical knockout in the 5th round in their BBBOC British Bantamweight championship fight at Radisson Blu Hotel, Scotland.

Activity check

Farooq's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 20 days, which means he had been fighting approximately 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.

Who broadcast Farooq vs Castillo?

Farooq vs Castillo was broadcast on DAZN in both the United States and the UK.

What were the odds on Farooq vs Castillo?

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Result

Ukashir

Farooq

Gerardo

Castillo

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Round 1

Farooq
draw
Castillo
Fight Finished Early

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Winner announced as

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Ukashir Farooq

Gerardo Castillo

108

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