Mar 31 2024
Sunday

o2 Arena, London, United Kingdom

12 round contest @ Welterweight
13-0-1

Estimated Ringwalk:

2024-03-31T21:00:00Z ()

broadcast start time:

UK - Sun 7:00pm / US - TBC

14-2-0

The tape

31
Age
31
5' 9" / 174 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
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Reach
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Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

TKO 1UD 10TKO 4PTS 8SD 10
Form
MD 12UD 10UD 10TKO 9PTS 6
13
Wins
14
8
By KO
7
62
KO%
50
0
Losses
2
0
Stopped
0
1
Draws
0
2018
Debut
2016
70
Pro rounds
83

Current rankings @ Welterweight

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Florian Marku vs Chris Kongo preview


When is Marku vs Kongo?

Florian Marku will face Chris Kongo on Sunday 31st March 2024 at o2 Arena in London.

The fight will be contested over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit will be 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).

This fight will appear on the undercard of Fabio Wardley's and Frazer Clarke's clash for the BBBOC British Heavyweight championship. Also, on the undercard will be Viddal Riley's and Mikael Lawal's contest and Alen Babic's and Steve Robinson's bout.

Marku vs Kongo stats

Florian Marku steps into the ring with an undefeated record of 13 wins, zero loses and 1 draw, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Chris Kongo will make his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Marku has advantage in power over Kongo, with a 62% knock out percentage over Kongo's 50%.

Florian Marku is the same age as Chris Kongo, at 31 years old.

Kongo has a height advantage of 3 inches over Marku.

Florian Marku fights out of the southpaw stance, while Chris Kongo is an orthodox fighter.

Marku is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2018, 2 year and 3 months later than Kongo, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 13 less professional rounds, 70 to Kongo's 83.

Marku vs Kongo form

Marku remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he beat Dylan Moran on 2nd September 2023 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had beat Miguel Parra Ramirez on 25th August 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Air Albania Stadium, Tirana, Albania.

Going into that contest, he had won against Chris Jenkins on 2nd April 2022 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Newcastle Arena, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had beat Jorick Luisetto on 20th November 2021 by points in the 8th round at Wembley Arena, London.

He had defeated Maxim Prodan on 25th September 2021 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London.

Kongo has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he lost to Ekow Essuman on 21st January 2023 by majority decision in their BBBOC British Welterweight and CBC Commonwealth Welterweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had won against Sebastian Formella on 11th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Wembley Arena, London.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Michael McKinson on 27th March 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Europa Point Sports Complex, Gibraltar, Gibraltar.

Before that, he had defeated Luther Clay on 22nd August 2020 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex, United Kingdom.

He had beat Fernando Valencia on 20th April 2019 by points in the 6th round at Lee Valley Leisure Complex, Athletics Centre, London.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Florian Marku has been fighting more than Chris Kongo.

Florian Marku last fought 6 months and 29 days ago, while Chris Kongo's last outing was 1 year, 2 months and 10 days ago.

Marku's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 6 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.6 rounds on average.

Kongo's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.4 rounds on average.

What time does Marku vs Kongo start?

The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at o2 Arena, London, United Kingdom, which is 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.

Who is showing Marku vs Kongo?

Marku vs Kongo will be broadcast on Sky Sports Arena in the UK, while the fight will be broadcast in the United States by Peacock.

How do you stream Marku vs Kongo?

In the UK you can stream Marku vs Kongo via NowTV. They allow you to stream Sky Sports boxing cards via their app, based on a 24 hour, weekly or monthly passes. You’ll also get access to 11 Sky Sports Channels during your pass period. They also do a monthly smartphone only pass for £5.99, which is great if you need to catch Marku vs Kongo on the move.

24 hours of NowTV is £11.98, while 1 month costs £34.99.

Existing or new Sky Sports subscribers can stream Marku vs Kongo, and all Sky boxing cards, via the Sky Go App. This is free is you’re already a Sky Sports TV customer. It’s available for Apple, Android, Firestick, Roku and games consoles.

24 hours of Sky Go is £11.98, while 1 month costs £34.99.

In the US you can stream Marku vs Kongo on Peacock the streaming service from NBC. You can watch boxing on Peacock via your Smart TV, Apple, Android, Firestick or Roku devices, or your games console.

1 month of Peacock is $5.99, while 1 year costs $59.99.

What are the odds on Marku vs Kongo?

Florian Marku is currently 33/50 (-150) to win the bout outright, while you can get 6/5 (+120) on Chris Kongo if you fancy the small upset.

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Marku vs Kongo tickets

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o2 Arena, London

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Show open: TBA

Main event starts: 11pm (UK)

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