Brook vs Spence

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  • Brook vs Spence Jr
  • 36-1-0  21-0-0
  • KO 11 KO 11
  • Score Cards 92-97, 94-95, 93-96
  • Saturday 27th May 2017
  • Bramall Lane, Sheffield, UK
  • IBF World Welterweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Welterweight
  • Tape
  • 31 age 27
  • 5' 9" / 175cm height 5' 10" / 177cm
  • 68.9" / 175cm reach 72" / 183cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Southpaw (l)
  • tape record
  • TKO TKO TKO RTD MD < form KO TKO TKO TKO TKO <
  • 36 wins 21
  • 25 by ko 18
  • 69% Ko% 86%
  • 1 Losses 0
  • draws 0
  • 2004 Debut 2012
  • tape rankings @ Welterweight
  • WBA
  • WBC
  • WBO
  • IBF 1

Brook vs Spence Info

Errol Spence Jr beat Kell Brook by knockout in the 11th round on Saturday 27th May 2017 at Bramall Lane in Sheffield.

The fight took place over rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).

This was of the World Boxing Super Series.

This contest was for the IBF welterweight championship of the world.

Brook vs Spence stats

Kell Brook stepped into the ring with a record of 36 wins, 1 loss and 0  draws, 25 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Errol Spence Jr made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 21 wins and draws, with 18 of those by knock out.

The stats suggested Spence Jr had advantage in power over Brook, with a 86% knock out percentage over Brook's 69%.

Kell Brook was the older man by 4 years, at 34 years old.

Spence Jr had a height advantage of 1 inch over Brook. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Kell Brook fought out of the orthodox stance, while Errol Spence Jr was a southpaw.

Brook was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 2004, 8 years and 1 month earlier than Spence Jr, who’s first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 96 more professional rounds, 216 to Spence Jr's 120.

Errol Spence Jr was ranked number 1 by the IBF in the 147lb division.

Brook vs Spence 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 beat 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 beat 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 won against Kevin Bizier on 26th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield.

Spence Jr remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Mikey Garcia on 16th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at AT&T Stadium, Texas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Carlos Ocampo on 16th June 2018 by knockout in the 1st round in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at The Ford Center at The Star, Dallas, Texas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Lamont Peterson on 20th January 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Before that, he had won against Kell Brook on 27th May 2017 by knockout in the 11th round in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at Bramall Lane, Sheffield, United Kingdom.

He had defeated Leonard Bundu on 21st August 2016 by knockout in the 6th round at Ford Amphitheater, Coney Island, United States.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Errol Spence Jr had been fighting more than Kell Brook.

Going to this contest, Kell Brook had last fought 1 year 9 months and 19 days ago, while Errol Spence Jr's last outing had been 1 year 6 months and 11 days ago.

Brook's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 8 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.4 rounds on average.

Spence Jr's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 6 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.4 rounds on average.

What time did Brook vs Spence start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:30 pm BST at Bramall Lane, Sheffield, United Kingdom, which was 5:30 pm EST or 2:30 pm PST on the West Coast of America.

Who broadcast Brook vs Spence?

Brook vs Spence was broadcast on Sky Box Office HD in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by ShowTime.

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