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Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

in the United Kingdom

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

The tape

35
Age
31
6' 9" / 206 cm
Height
6' 3" / 191 cm
85" / 216 cm
Reach
-
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

SD 12SD 10TKO 10TKO 6KO 11
Form
TKO 4TKO 3MD 10KO 1UD 10
34
Wins
20
24
By KO
15
71
KO%
75
1
Losses
1
0
Stopped
1
1
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2014
242
Pro rounds
80

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

1
The Ring
-
4
WBA
1
2
WBC
7
2
WBO
11
6
IBF
14

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 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 a record of 34 wins, 1 loss, and 1 draw, 24 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

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 knockout.

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

Tyson Fury is the older man by 4 years, at 35 years old.

Fury has a height advantage of 6 inches over Bakole.

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

Fury is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 15 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 162 more professional rounds, totaling 242 compared to Bakole's 80.

Tyson Fury goes into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA, 2 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO, 6 by the IBF, and 1 by The Ring at heavyweight.

Martin Bakole Ilunga is currently ranked number 1 by the WBA, 7 by the WBC, 11 by the WBO, and 14 by the IBF in the Heavyweight division.

Fury vs Bakole form

Fury has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Oleksandr Usyk on May 18, 2024, by split decision in their WBC World Heavyweight, WBO World Heavyweight, WBA Super World Heavyweight and IBF World Heavyweight championship fight at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Prior to that, he had defeated Francis Ngannou on October 28, 2023, by split decision in their 10 round contest at Riyadh.

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

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

He had beaten Deontay Wilder on October 9, 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.

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 October 28, 2023, by technical knockout in the 4th round at Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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

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

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

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

Activity check

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

Tyson Fury last fought 2 months and 30 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 2 years, 10 months and 8 days, which means he has been fighting approximately every 6 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 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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