Gavin vs Eggington

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  • Eggington vs Gavin
  • 18-3-0  23-2-0
  • TKO 8 TKO 8
  • Saturday 22nd October 2016
  • Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham, UK
  • 12 Round Contest @ Welterweight
  • Tape
  • 23 age 31
  • 5' 11" / 180cm height 5' 10" / 178cm
  • 71.7" / 182cm reach 70.1" / 178cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Southpaw (l)
  • tape record
  • TKO UD UD TD TKO < form TKO TKO PTS UD TKO <
  • 18 wins 23
  • 10 by ko 14
  • 56% Ko% 61%
  • 3 Losses 2
  • draws 0
  • 2012 Debut 2009
  • tape rankings @ Welterweight
  • WBA
  • WBC
  • WBO
  • IBF

Gavin vs Eggington Info

Sam Eggington beat Frankie Gavin by technical knockout in the 8th round on Saturday 22nd October 2016 at Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham.

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.

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 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 26 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 the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 year and 6 months later than Gavin, who’s first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 15 less professional rounds, 193 to Gavin's 208.

Gavin vs Eggington form

Sam Eggington had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Orlando Fiordigiglio on 19th September 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Tuscany Hall, Toscana, Italy.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Liam Smith on 30th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Mohamed Mimoune on 7th October 2017 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

Before that, he had beat Ceferino Rodriguez on 13th May 2017 by knockout in the 10th round at Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham, Afghanistan.

He had won against Paulie Malignaggi on 4th March 2017 by knockout in the 9th round at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

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 beat 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 beat 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 won against Mate Hornyak on 24th October 2014 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Civic Hall, Wolverhampton.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Frankie Gavin had been fighting more than Sam Eggington.

Going to this contest, Sam Eggington had last fought 1 year and 1 day ago, while Frankie Gavin's last outing had been 4 years 1 month and 21 days ago.

Eggington's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 6 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 rounds on average.

Gavin's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 9 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 10 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.

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