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Kell Brook vs Mark DeLuca report
Who won Brook vs DeLuca?
Kell Brook beat Mark DeLuca by knockout in the 7th round on Saturday 8th February 2020 at Sheffield Arena in Sheffield.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
Also, on the undercard Terri Harper beat Eva Wahlstrom, Kid Galahad defeated Claudio Marrero and David Allen was victorious over Dorian Darch.
Brook vs DeLuca stats
Kell Brook stepped into the ring with a record of 38 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 26 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Mark DeLuca made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Brook had advantage in power over DeLuca, with a 68% knock out percentage over DeLuca's 54%.
Kell Brook was the older man by 2 years, at 37 years old.
DeLuca had 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Kell Brook & Mark DeLuca fought out of an orthodox stance.
Brook was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2004, 2 years and 6 months earlier than DeLuca, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 56 more professional rounds, 226 to DeLuca's 170.
Kell Brook went into the fight ranked number 10 by the WBC at super welterweight.
Mark DeLuca was ranked number 7 by the WBA in the 154lb division.
Brook vs DeLuca form
Brook had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Michael Zerafa on 8th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Sergey Rabchenko on 3rd March 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, 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.
He had beat Kevin Bizier on 26th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield.
Brook's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 2 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.4 rounds on average.
What time did Brook vs DeLuca start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM GMT at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Brook vs DeLuca?
The DAZN show is expected to begin at 2:00 PM EST / 11:00 AM PST. The Sky Sports Main Event broadcast of the card is expected to start at 8:00 PM (BTS).
What were the odds on Brook vs DeLuca?
Kell Brook was a 1/20 (-2000) favourite going into the contest, while Mark DeLuca made his way into the ring at 8/1 (+800) with oddsmakers.
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