Current rankings @ Welterweight
Amir Khan vs Florian Marku preview
When is Khan vs Marku?
Amir Khan could take on Florian Marku in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United Kingdom.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Khan vs Marku stats
Amir Khan would step into the ring with a record of 34 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Florian Marku would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 12 wins and 1 draw, with 7 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Khan would have a slight advantage in power over Marku, with a 62% knock out percentage over Marku's 58%.
Amir Khan is the older man by 6 years, at 36 years old.
Amir Khan fights out of the orthodox stance, while Florian Marku is a southpaw.
Khan is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 27 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 13 years and 4 months earlier than Marku, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He has fought 169 more professional rounds, 238 to Marku's 69.
Florian Marku is currently ranked number 12 by the IBF in the 147lb division.
Khan vs Marku form
Khan has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Kell Brook on 19th February 2022 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Billy Dib on 12th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at King Abdullah Sports City, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Terence Crawford on 20th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Before that, he had beat Samuel Vargas on 8th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Arena Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
He had won against Phil Lo Greco on 21st April 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
Marku remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Miguel Parra Ramirez on 25th August 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Air Albania Stadium, Tirana, Albania.
Previous to that, he had beat Chris Jenkins on 2nd April 2022 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Newcastle Arena, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Jorick Luisetto on 20th November 2021 by points in the 8th round at Wembley Arena, London.
Before that, he had won against Maxim Prodan on 25th September 2021 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London.
He had defeated Rylan Charlton on 20th February 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
In terms of recent activity, Florian Marku has been fighting more than Amir Khan.
Amir Khan last fought 1 year, 3 months and 9 days ago, while Florian Marku's last outing was 9 months and 3 days ago.
Khan's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 1 month and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.8 rounds on average.
Marku's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8 rounds on average.
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