Summer 2022
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Middleweight
26-3-0
31-4-0

The tape

31
Age
37
6' 0" / 182 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
70.5" / 179 cm
Reach
N/A
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

RTD 8TKO 5TKO 2TKO 11UD 12
Form
TKO 11TKO 1TKO 3TKO 7UD 8
26
Wins
31
18
By KO
21
69
KO%
68
3
Losses
4
2
Stopped
3
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2008
126
Pro rounds
159

Current rankings @ Middleweight

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The Ring
-
-
WBA
10
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Rob Brant vs Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan preview

When is Brant vs O’Sullivan?

Rob Brant could face the challenge of Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan in Summer 2022 in the United States.

The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).

Brant vs O’Sullivan stats

Rob Brant would step into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan would make his way to the ring with a record of 31 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 21 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Brant would have a slight advantage in power over O'Sullivan, with a 69% knock out percentage over O'Sullivan's 68%.

Rob Brant is the younger man by 6 years, at 31 years old.

Brant has a height advantage of 2 inches over O'Sullivan.

Both Rob Brant & Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan fight out of an orthodox stance.

Brant is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 4 year and 4 months later than O'Sullivan, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 33 less professional rounds, 126 to O'Sullivan's 159.

Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan is currently ranked number 10 by the WBA in the 160lb division.

Brant vs O’Sullivan form

Brant has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Zhanibek Alimkhanuly on 26th June 2021 by in the 8th round at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Vitalii Kopylenko on 22nd August 2020 by technical knockout in the 5th round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Ryota Murata on 12th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at EDION Arena Osaka, Osaka, Japan.

Before that, he had won against Khasan Baysangurov on 15th February 2019 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Grand Casino, Minnesota, United States.

He had beat Ryota Murata on 20th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas.

O'Sullivan has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Jaime Munguia on 11th January 2020 by technical knockout in the 11th round at Alamodome, Texas, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to David Lemieux on 15th September 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Berlin Abreu on 4th May 2018 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at StubHub Center, Carson.

Before that, he had won against Antoine Douglas on 16th December 2017 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Place Bell, Quebec, Canada.

Hehad defeated Jaime Barboza on 17th September 2016 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion, Gilford, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Rob Brant has been fighting more than Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan.

Rob Brant last fought 10 months and 28 days ago, while Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan's last outing was 2 years, 4 months and 13 days ago.

Brant's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.6 rounds on average.

O'Sullivan's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Brant vs O’Sullivan?

Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan is currently (+100) to win the clash outright, while you can get (+100) on Rob Brant if you fancy the incredible upset.

Rob Brant vs Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan news

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