Current rankings @ Bantamweight
When is McGregor vs Farooq II?
Lee McGregor could take on Ukashir Farooq in Autumn/Fall 2023 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 an undefeated record of 11 wins, zero loses 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 82% knock out percentage over Farooq's 38%.
Lee McGregor is the younger man by 1 year, at 25 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 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 2 year later than Farooq, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 41 less professional rounds, 67 to Farooq's 108.
Lee McGregor goes into the fight ranked number 8 by the WBC, 6 by the WBO and 4 by the RING at bantamweight.
McGregor vs Farooq II form
McGregor remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight, he drew Diego Alberto Ruiz on 11th February 2022 by points in the 10th round at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Vincent Legrand on 6th August 2021 by knockout in the 4th round at Marquee, Falls Park, Northern Ireland.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had won against Ryan Walker on 26th August 2020 by technical knockout in the 5th round at LS-Live, Yorkshire.
He had beat Ukashir Farooq on 16th November 2019 by split decision in their CBC Commonwealth Bantamweight and BBBOC British Bantamweight championship fight at Emirates Arena, Scotland.
Farooq has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he defeated 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 defeated 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 won against 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 defeated 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 9 months and 21 days ago, while Ukashir Farooq's last outing was 1 year, 3 months and 18 days ago.
McGregor's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 10 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 3 years, 3 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 28 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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