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Who won Farooq vs Williams?
Ukashir Farooq beat Kyle Williams by technical knockout in the 5th round on Thursday 25th April 2019 at Radisson Blu Hotel in Scotland.
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 Williams stats
Back in April 2019, Ukashir Farooq stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 11 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Kyle Williams made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 10 wins and 0 draws, with 3 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Farooq had a slight advantage in power over Williams, with a 36% knock out percentage over Williams' 30%.
Ukashir Farooq was the younger man by 4 years, at 23 years old.
Both Ukashir Farooq & Kyle Williams fought out of an orthodox stance.
Farooq was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 4 months earlier than Williams, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 26 more professional rounds, 108 to Williams' 82.
Farooq vs Williams form
Farooq had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Iain Butcher on 30th November 2018 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Bantamweight championship fight at Emirates Arena, Scotland, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Jamie Wilson on 27th September 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round in their BBBOC British Bantamweight championship fight at St.Andrew's Sporting Club, Scotland.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jose Hernandez on 16th June 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Lagoon Leisure Centre, Scotland.
Before that, he had defeated Scott Allan on 23rd November 2017 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Radisson Blu Hotel, Scotland.
He had won against Georgi Andonov on 21st September 2017 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Radisson Blu Hotel, Scotland.
Farooq's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.8 rounds on average.
What time did Farooq vs Williams start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM BST at Radisson Blu Hotel, Scotland, United Kingdom, which was 6:00 PM EST or 3:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Farooq vs Williams?
Farooq vs Williams was broadcast on BBC in the UK.
What were the odds on Farooq vs Williams?
Ukashir Farooq was a 7/50 (-710) favourite going into the contest, while Kyle Williams made his way into the ring at 9/2 (+450) with oddsmakers.