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When is Hrgovic vs Bakole?
Filip Hrgovic could take on Martin Bakole Ilunga in Early 2024 in the United Kingdom.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Hrgovic vs Bakole stats
Filip Hrgovic would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 16 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 13 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 Hrgovic would have a slight advantage in power over Bakole, with a 81% knock out percentage over Bakole's 75%.
Filip Hrgovic is the older man by 1 year, at 31 years old.
Hrgovic has a height advantage of 3 inches over Bakole.
Both Filip Hrgovic & Martin Bakole Ilunga fight out of an orthodox stance.
Hrgovic is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 3 year and 6 months later than Bakole, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 7 less professional rounds, 73 to Bakole's 80.
Filip Hrgovic goes into the fight ranked number 12 by the WBA, 11 by the WBC, 9 by the WBO, 1 by the IBF and 6 by the RING at heavyweight.
Martin Bakole Ilunga is currently ranked number 2 by the WBA, 7 by the WBC and 11 by the IBF in the 201lb division.
Hrgovic vs Bakole form
Hrgovic remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Demsey McKean on 12th August 2023 by technical knockout in the 12th round at O2 Arena, Greenwich, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Zhilei Zhang on 20th August 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Jeddah Superdome, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Going into that contest, he had won against Emir Ahmatovic on 4th December 2021 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Nevada, United States.
Before that, he had beat Marko Radonjic on 10th September 2021 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Worthersee Stadium, Klagenfurt, Austria.
He had defeated Rydell Booker on 7th November 2020 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States.
Bakole has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he won against Carlos Takam on 28th October 2023 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Previous to that, he had won against Ihor Shevadzutskyi on 22nd April 2023 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Rzeszow, Poland.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Tony Yoka on 14th May 2022 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Accord Hotels Arena, Paris, France.
Before that, he had beat Haruna Osumanu on 18th September 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Sport Society, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
He had won against Sergey Kuzmin on 12th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.
In terms of recent activity, Martin Bakole Ilunga has been fighting more than Filip Hrgovic.
Filip Hrgovic last fought 5 months and 16 days ago, while Martin Bakole Ilunga's last outing was 3 months ago.
Hrgovic's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7 rounds on average.
Bakole's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 16 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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