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Sam Eggington vs Frankie Gavin report
Who won Gavin vs Eggington?
Sam Eggington beat Frankie Gavin by technical knockout in the 8th round on Saturday 22nd October 2016 at Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham.
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).
Gavin vs Eggington stats
Sam Eggington stepped into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Frankie Gavin made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Gavin had a slight advantage in power over Eggington, with a 61% knock out percentage over Eggington's 56%.
Sam Eggington was the younger man by 8 years, at 29 years old.
Eggington had a height advantage of 1 inch over Gavin. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Sam Eggington fought out of the orthodox stance, while Frankie Gavin was a southpaw.
Eggington was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 year and 6 months later than Gavin, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 48 more professional rounds, 256 to Gavin's 208.
Gavin vs Eggington form
Eggington had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Dennis Hogan on 8th October 2022 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Newcastle Entertainment Centre, Broadmeadow, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia.
Previous to that, he had beat Przemyslaw Zysk on 25th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Skydome, West Midlands, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had won against Bilel Jkitou on 10th September 2021 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Skydome, West Midlands.
Before that, he had beat Carlos Molina on 22nd May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Skydome, West Midlands.
He had defeated Ashley Theophane on 11th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Fly By Nite Rehearsal Studios, Worcestershire.
Gavin had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Ivo Gogosevic on 30th July 2016 by technical knockout in the 6th round at First Direct Arena, Leeds, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Kell Brook on 30th May 2015 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had won against Bogdan Mitic on 28th March 2015 by points in the 10th round at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield.
Before that, he had defeated Bradley Skeete on 29th November 2014 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Welterweight and CBC Commonwealth Welterweight championship fight at ExCel Arena, London.
He had beat Mate Hornyak on 24th October 2014 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Civic Hall, Wolverhampton.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Sam Eggington had been fighting more than Frankie Gavin.
Going to this contest, Sam Eggington had last fought 7 months and 30 days ago, while Frankie Gavin's last outing had been 6 years, 10 months and 8 days ago.
Eggington's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 54 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.8 rounds on average.
Gavin's last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 7 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
What time did Gavin vs Eggington start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM UTC at Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham, UK, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 10:00 PM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Gavin vs Eggington?
Gavin vs Eggington was broadcast on Sky Sports 2 in the UK.
What were the odds on Gavin vs Eggington?
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