Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Super Bantamweight
When is Fulton vs Conlan?
Stephen Fulton could square off against Michael Conlan in Summer 2022 in the United States.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Super Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 122 pounds (8.7 stone or 55.3 KG).
Fulton vs Conlan stats
Stephen Fulton would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 19 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Michael Conlan would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 16 wins and 0 draws, with 8 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Conlan would have a slight advantage in power over Fulton, with a 50% knock out percentage over Fulton's 42%.
Stephen Fulton is the younger man by 2 years, at 27 years old.
Conlan has a height advantage of 1 inch over Fulton. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Stephen Fulton & Michael Conlan fight out of an orthodox stance.
Fulton is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 2 years and 5 months earlier than Conlan, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 4 more professional rounds, 119 to Conlan's 115.
Stephen Fulton goes into the fight ranked number 3 by the RING at super bantamweight.
Michael Conlan is currently ranked number 10 by the WBC in the 122lb division.
Fulton vs Conlan form
Fulton remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Angelo Leo on 23rd January 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Arnold Khegai on 25th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
Going into that contest, he had beat Isaac Avelar on 24th August 2019 by knockout in the 6th round at Bert Ogden Arena, Texas.
Before that, he had defeated Paulus Ambunda on 11th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at EagleBank Arena, Virginia.
He had won against Marlon Olea on 26th January 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Barclays Center, New York.
Conlan remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated TJ Doheny on 6th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Falls Park, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Ionut Baluta on 30th April 2021 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at York Hall, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Sofiane Takoucht on 15th August 2020 by technical knockout in the 10th round at BT Sport Studio, London.
Before that, he had won against Vladimir Nikitin on 14th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Hehad beat Diego Alberto Ruiz on 3rd August 2019 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Marquee, Falls Park, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.
In terms of recent activity, Michael Conlan has been fighting more than Stephen Fulton.
Stephen Fulton last fought 9 months and 1 day ago, while Michael Conlan's last outing was 2 months and 18 days ago.
Fulton's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
Conlan's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.6 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Fulton vs Conlan?
Michael Conlan is currently (+100) to win the bout outright, while you can get (+100) on Stephen Fulton if you fancy the incredible upset.