Golovkin vs Brook

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  • Golovkin vs Brook
  • 35-0-0  36-0-0
  • TKO 5 TKO 5
  • Score Cards 38-38, 38-38, 37-39
  • Saturday 10th September 2016
  • The O2 Arena, London, UK
  • WBC World Middleweight Championship
  • IBF World Middleweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Middleweight
  • Tape
  • 34 age 30
  • 5' 10" / 179cm height 5' 9" / 175cm
  • 70.1" / 178cm reach 68.9" / 175cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • tape record
  • KO TKO TKO TKO KO < form TKO TKO RTD MD TKO <
  • 35 wins 36
  • 32 by ko 25
  • 91% Ko% 69%
  • 0 Losses 0
  • draws 0
  • 2006 Debut 2004
  • tape rankings @ Middleweight
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  • WBO
  • IBF

Golovkin vs Brook Info

Gennady Golovkin beat Kell Brook by technical knockout in the 5th round on Saturday 10th September 2016 at The O2 Arena in London.

The fight took place over rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).

This was of the World Boxing Super Series.

This contest was for the unified middleweight championship of the world, with the WBC & IBF belts on the line.

Golovkin vs Brook stats

Gennady Golovkin stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 35 wins, zero loses and 0  draws, 32 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Kell Brook made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 36 wins and draws, with 25 of those by knock out.

The stats suggested Golovkin had a large advantage in power over Brook, boosting at 91% knock out percentage over Brook's 69%.

Gennady Golovkin was the older man by 4 years, at 38 years old.

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

Both Gennady Golovkin & Kell Brook fought out of an orthodox stance.

Golovkin was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2006, 1 year and 7 months later than Brook, who’s first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 4 less professional rounds, 212 to Brook's 216.

Golovkin vs Brook form

Golovkin 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 Steve Rolls on 8th June 2019 by knockout in the 4th round at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on 15th September 2018 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Middleweight, WBC World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beat Vanes Martirosyan on 5th May 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA Super World Middleweight and WBC World Middleweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson.

Before that, he had drawn with Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on 16th September 2017 by split draw in their WBC World Middleweight, WBA Super World Middleweight, IBF World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had won against Daniel Jacobs on 18th March 2017 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Middleweight, WBC World Middleweight and WBA Super World Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Brook had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, 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, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, 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.

Going into that contest, he had defeated 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.

Before that, 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.

He had defeated Shawn Porter on 16th August 2014 by majority decision in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson, United States.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Kell Brook had been fighting more than Gennady Golovkin.

Going to this contest, Gennady Golovkin had last fought 1 year 3 months and 22 days ago, while Kell Brook's last outing had been 4 years and 20 days ago.

Golovkin's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 2 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.4 rounds on average.

Brook's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.8 rounds on average.

What time did Golovkin vs Brook start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:30 pm BST at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom, which was 5:30 pm EST or 2:30 pm PST on the West Coast of America.

Who broadcast Golovkin vs Brook?

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

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