Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, United Kingdom
Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Brook vs Bizier?
Kell Brook beat Kevin Bizier by technical knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 26th March 2016 at Sheffield Arena in Sheffield.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
This contest was for the IBF welterweight championship of the world.
Brook vs Bizier stats
Kell Brook stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 35 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 24 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Kevin Bizier made his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 17 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Brook had a slight advantage in power over Bizier, with a 69% knock out percentage over Bizier's 68%.
Kell Brook was the younger man by 1 year, at 36 years old.
Bizier had 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Kell Brook & Kevin Bizier fought out of an orthodox stance.
Brook was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2004, 4 years earlier than Bizier, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 93 more professional rounds, 226 to Bizier's 133.
Brook vs Bizier form
Brook had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Mark DeLuca on 8th February 2020 by knockout in the 7th round at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Michael Zerafa on 8th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield.
Going into that contest, he had beat Sergey Rabchenko on 3rd March 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield.
Before that, he had been beaten by Errol Spence Jr on 27th May 2017 by knockout in the 11th round in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at Bramall Lane, Sheffield.
He had lost to Gennady Golovkin on 10th September 2016 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBC World Middleweight and IBF World Middleweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London.
Brook's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 10 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Brook vs Bizier?
Kell Brook was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Kevin Bizier made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.