Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

in the United Kingdom

Potential contest @ Heavyweight
34-0-1
20-1-0

Belts on The Line

WBC World Heavyweight

The tape

35
Age
30
6' 9" / 206 cm
Height
6' 3" / 191 cm
85" / 216 cm
Reach
-
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

SD 10TKO 10TKO 6KO 11TKO 7
Form
TKO 4TKO 3MD 10KO 1UD 10
34
Wins
20
24
By KO
15
71
KO%
75
0
Losses
1
0
Stopped
1
1
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2014
230
Pro rounds
80

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

1
The Ring
-
-
WBA
1
-
WBC
11
-
WBO
14
-
IBF
12

Tyson Fury vs Martin Bakole Ilunga preview


When is Fury vs Bakole?

Tyson Fury could potentially square off against Martin Bakole Ilunga in Autumn/Fall 2024 in the United Kingdom.

The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.

Fury vs Bakole stats

Tyson Fury would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 34 wins, zero loses and 1 draw, 24 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Martin Bakole Ilunga would make his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Bakole would have a slight advantage in power over Fury, with a 75% knock out percentage over Fury's 71%.

Tyson Fury is the older man by 5 years, at 35 years old.

Fury has a height advantage of 6 inches over Bakole.

Both Tyson Fury & Martin Bakole Ilunga fight out of an orthodox stance.

Fury is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 5 years and 3 months earlier than Bakole, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 150 more professional rounds, 230 to Bakole's 80.

Tyson Fury goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the RING at heavyweight.

Martin Bakole Ilunga is currently ranked number 1 by the WBA, 11 by the WBC, 14 by the WBO and 12 by the IBF in the 201lb division.

Fury vs Bakole form

Fury remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Francis Ngannou on 28th October 2023 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Previous to that, he had defeated Derek Chisora on 3rd December 2022 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had beat Dillian Whyte on 23rd April 2022 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at Wembley Stadium, London.

Before that, he had won against Deontay Wilder on 9th October 2021 by knockout in the 11th round in their WBC World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada, United States.

He had beat Deontay Wilder on 22nd February 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBC World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Bakole has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he defeated Carlos Takam on 28th October 2023 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Previous to that, he had defeated Ihor Shevadzutskyi on 22nd April 2023 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Rzeszow, Poland.

Going into that contest, he had won against Tony Yoka on 14th May 2022 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Accord Hotels Arena, Paris, France.

Before that, he had defeated Haruna Osumanu on 18th September 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Sport Society, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

He had beat Sergey Kuzmin on 12th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Martin Bakole Ilunga has been fighting more than Tyson Fury.

Tyson Fury last fought 9 months and 20 days ago, while Martin Bakole Ilunga's last outing was 9 months and 20 days ago.

Fury's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.

Bakole's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.6 rounds on average.

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