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Nov 16 2019
Saturday

Emirates Arena, Scotland, United Kingdom

12 round contest @ Bantamweight
7-0-0
SD 12

Score cards

  • 114-113
  • 113-114
  • 115-112
SD 12
13-0-0

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Belts on The Line

CBC Commonwealth Bantamweight Championship
BBBOC British Bantamweight Championship

The tape

23
Age
24
5' 8" / 172 cm
Height
5' 5" / 165 cm
67.7" / 172 cm
Reach
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Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

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Form
KOTKOUDTKOTKO
7
Wins
13
6
By KO
6
86
KO%
46
0
Loses
0
0
Draws
0
2017
Debut
2015

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Lee McGregor vs Ukashir Farooq report


Who won McGregor vs Farooq?

Lee McGregor beat Ukashir Farooq by split decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday, November 16th, 2019, at Emirates Arena, Scotland.

The scorecards were announced as 114-113, 114-113, 115-112 in favor of winner Lee McGregor.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 kg).

McGregor vs Farooq stats

Back in November 2019, Lee McGregor stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 7 wins, zero losses, and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Ukashir Farooq made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 13 wins and 0 draws, with 6 of those by knockout.

The stats suggested McGregor had a massive power advantage over Farooq, boasting a 86% knockout percentage compared to Farooq's 46%.

Lee McGregor was the younger man by 1 year, at 23 years old.

McGregor had a height advantage of 3 inches over Farooq.

Both Lee McGregor and Ukashir Farooq fought out of an orthodox stance.

McGregor was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2017, 2 years later than Farooq, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 19 fewer professional rounds, totaling 89 compared to Farooq's 108.

McGregor vs Farooq form

Lee McGregor had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beaten Scott Allan on June 22, 2019, by technical knockout in the 8th round in their CBC Commonwealth Bantamweight championship fight at Emirates Arena, Scotland, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had beaten Thomas Essomba on October 13, 2018, by knockout in the 12th round in their CBC Commonwealth Bantamweight championship fight at York Hall, London.

Going into that contest, he had won against Goodluck Mrema on June 23, 2018, by technical knockout in the 4th round at The SSE Hydro, Scotland.

Before that, he had beaten Pablo Narvaez on March 3, 2018, by technical knockout in the 2nd round at The SSE Hydro, Scotland.

He had defeated Kamil Jaworek on December 2, 2017, by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Leicester Arena, Leicestershire.

Farooq had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Duane Winters on August 17, 2019, by knockout in the 1st round in their BBBOC British Bantamweight championship fight at Radisson Blu Hotel, Scotland, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had won against Kyle Williams on April 25, 2019, by technical knockout in the 5th round in their BBBOC British Bantamweight championship fight at Radisson Blu Hotel, Scotland.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Iain Butcher on November 30, 2018, by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Bantamweight championship fight at Emirates Arena, Scotland.

Before that, he had beaten Jamie Wilson on September 27, 2018, by technical knockout in the 1st round in their BBBOC British Bantamweight championship fight at St.Andrew's Sporting Club, Scotland.

He had won against Jose Hernandez on June 16, 2018, by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Lagoon Leisure Centre, Scotland.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Ukashir Farooq had been fighting more than Lee McGregor.

Going into this contest, Lee McGregor had last fought 4 months and 25 days ago, while Ukashir Farooq's last outing had been 2 months and 30 days ago.

McGregor's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 14 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 4 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.6 rounds on average.

Farooq's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year and 5 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.2 rounds on average.

What time did McGregor vs Farooq start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM GMT at Emirates Arena, Scotland, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.

Who broadcast McGregor vs Farooq?

The ESPN+ show began at 2:00 PM EST / 11:00 AM PST. The YouTube UK broadcast of the card started at 8:00 PM (GTM).

What were the odds on McGregor vs Farooq?

Lee McGregor was a 69/50 (+140) underdog going into the contest, while Ukashir Farooq made his way into the ring at 57/100 (-180) with oddsmakers.

Lee McGregor vs Ukashir Farooq news

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Result

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McGregor

Ukashir

Farooq

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Round 1

McGregor
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Farooq
Fight Finished Early

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Lee McGregor

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108

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