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When is Fury vs Bakole?
Tyson Fury could potentially square off against Martin Bakole Ilunga in Spring 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 33 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 19 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Bakole would have a slight advantage in power over Fury, with a 74% knock out percentage over Fury's 73%.
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 144 more professional rounds, 220 to Bakole's 76.
Tyson Fury goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the RING at heavyweight.
Martin Bakole Ilunga is currently ranked number 2 by the WBA, 9 by the WBC and 13 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 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.
Previous to that, he had defeated 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat 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.
Before that, he had won against 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.
He had beat Otto Wallin on 14th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, 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 Ihor Shevadzutskyi on 22nd April 2023 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Rzeszow, Poland.
Previous to that, he had defeated Tony Yoka on 14th May 2022 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Accord Hotels Arena, Paris, France.
Going into that contest, he had won against Haruna Osumanu on 18th September 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Sport Society, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Before that, he had defeated Sergey Kuzmin on 12th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.
He had beat Rodney Hernandez on 2nd November 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Manchester Arena, Lancashire.
In terms of recent activity, Martin Bakole Ilunga has been fighting more than Tyson Fury.
Tyson Fury last fought 1 year, 2 months and 16 days ago, while Martin Bakole Ilunga's last outing was 9 months and 28 days ago.
Fury's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
Bakole's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.2 rounds on average.
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