The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom
Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Brook vs Gavin?
Kell Brook beat Frankie Gavin by technical knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 30th May 2015 at The O2 Arena in London.
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 Gavin stats
Kell Brook stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 34 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 23 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Frankie Gavin made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Brook had a slight advantage in power over Gavin, with a 68% knock out percentage over Gavin's 59%.
Kell Brook was the same age as Frankie Gavin, at 36 years old.
Gavin had a height advantage of 1 inch over Brook. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Kell Brook fought out of the orthodox stance, while Frankie Gavin was a southpaw.
Brook was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2004, 4 years and 5 months earlier than Gavin, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 18 more professional rounds, 226 to Gavin's 208.
Brook vs Gavin form
Kell Brook had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Errol Spence Jr on 27th May 2017 by knockout in the 11th round in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at Bramall Lane, Sheffield, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by 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.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Kevin Bizier on 26th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield.
Before that, he had beat Frankie Gavin on 30th May 2015 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London.
He had won against Ionut Dan Ion on 28th March 2015 by technical knockout in the 4th 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, 4 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.6 rounds on average.
Gavin's last 4 fights had come over a period of 8 years and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Brook vs Gavin?
Kell Brook was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Frankie Gavin made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.