SAM EGGINGTON VS BILEL JKITOU 10/9/21 Channel 5
Sam Eggington will square off against Bilel Jkitou on Friday 10th September 2021 at Skydome in West Midlands.
The fight will take place over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit will be 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
The undercard is set to feature the clash of Pitters vs Daku.
Sam Eggington steps into the ring with a record of 30 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Bilel Jkitou will make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 15 wins and 0 draws, with 6 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Eggington has advantage in power over Jkitou, with a 60% knock out percentage over Jkitou's 40%.
Sam Eggington is the older man by 27 years, at 27 years old.
Both Sam Eggington & Bilel Jkitou fight out of an orthodox stance.
Eggington is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 22 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 years and 4 months earlier than Jkitou, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 129 more professional rounds, 211 to Jkitou's 82.
Sam Eggington goes into the fight ranked number 15 by the WBC at middleweight.
Eggington has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he won against Carlos Molina on 22nd May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Skydome, West Midlands, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Ashley Theophane on 11th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Fly By Nite Rehearsal Studios, Worcestershire.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Ted Cheeseman on 1st August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex.
Before that, he had beat Orlando Fiordigiglio on 19th September 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Tuscany Hall, Toscana, Italy.
He had lost to Liam Smith on 30th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Eggington's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
The fighters are expected to ring walk at around 10:00 PM BST at Skydome, West Midlands, United Kingdom
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