Current rankings @ Bantamweight
When is McGregor vs Farooq II?
Lee McGregor could take on Ukashir Farooq in Early 2024 in Edinburgh.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).
McGregor vs Farooq II stats
Lee McGregor would step into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ukashir Farooq would make his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest McGregor would have a massive power advantage over Farooq, boosting at 75% knock out percentage over Farooq's 38%.
Lee McGregor is the younger man by 1 year, at 26 years old.
McGregor has a height advantage of 3 inches over Farooq.
Both Lee McGregor & Ukashir Farooq fight out of an orthodox stance.
McGregor is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 2 year later than Farooq, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 21 less professional rounds, 87 to Farooq's 108.
McGregor vs Farooq II form
Lee McGregor has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Erik Robles Ayala on 21st July 2023 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had drawn with Diego Alberto Ruiz on 11th February 2022 by points in the 10th round at York Hall, London.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Vincent Legrand on 6th August 2021 by knockout in the 4th round at Marquee, Falls Park, Northern Ireland.
Before that, he had beat Karim Guerfi on 19th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Bolton Whites Hotel (formerly De Vere Whites), Lancashire.
He had won against Ryan Walker on 26th August 2020 by technical knockout in the 5th round at LS-Live, Yorkshire.
Farooq has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he beat Luis Gerardo Castillo on 14th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Matchroom HQ Garden, Essex, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Alexander Espinoza on 10th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Angel Aviles on 14th November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Wembley Arena, London.
Before that, he had been beaten by Lee McGregor on 16th November 2019 by split decision in their CBC Commonwealth Bantamweight and BBBOC British Bantamweight championship fight at Emirates Arena, Scotland.
He had won against Duane Winters on 17th August 2019 by knockout in the 1st round in their BBBOC British Bantamweight championship fight at Radisson Blu Hotel, Scotland.
In terms of recent activity, Lee McGregor has been fighting more than Ukashir Farooq.
Lee McGregor last fought 6 months and 7 days ago, while Ukashir Farooq's last outing was 2 years, 5 months and 14 days ago.
McGregor's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.4 rounds on average.
Farooq's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
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