Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Farooq vs Winters?
Ukashir Farooq beat Duane Winters by knockout in the 1st round on Saturday 17th August 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 Winters stats
Ukashir Farooq stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 12 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Duane Winters made his way to the ring with a record of 11 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Farooq had a massive power advantage over Winters, boosting at 42% knock out percentage over Winters' 9%.
Ukashir Farooq was the younger man by 7 years, at 27 years old.
Winters had a height advantage of 2 inches over Farooq.
Both Ukashir Farooq & Duane Winters fought out of an orthodox stance.
Farooq was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2015, 10 months later than Winters, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 41 more professional rounds, 108 to Winters' 67.
Farooq vs Winters form
Farooq had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat 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, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Iain Butcher on 30th November 2018 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Bantamweight championship fight at Emirates Arena, Scotland.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had beat Jose Hernandez on 16th June 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Lagoon Leisure Centre, Scotland.
He had defeated Scott Allan on 23rd November 2017 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Radisson Blu Hotel, Scotland.
Farooq's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.6 rounds on average.
What time did Farooq vs Winters start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:15 PM BST at Radisson Blu Hotel, Scotland, United Kingdom, which was 5:15 PM EST or 2:15 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Farooq vs Winters?
Farooq vs Winters was broadcast on BBC in the UK.
What were the odds on Farooq vs Winters?
Ukashir Farooq was a 3/100 (-3300) favourite going into the contest, while Duane Winters made his way into the ring at 10/1 (+1000) with oddsmakers.