Belts on The Line
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Who won Golovkin vs Brook?
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 was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
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 0 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 40 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 arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2006, 1 year and 7 months later than Brook, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 14 more professional rounds, 240 to Brook's 226.
Golovkin vs Brook form
Golovkin had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Ryota Murata on 9th April 2022 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBA Super World Middleweight and IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
Previous to that, he had beat Kamil Szeremeta on 18th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Sergiy Derevyanchenko on 5th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Before that, he had beat Steve Rolls on 8th June 2019 by knockout in the 4th round at Madison Square Garden, New York.
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.
Brook had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this 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, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, 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.
He had beat Alvaro Robles on 15th March 2014 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Gennady Golovkin had been fighting more than Kell Brook.
Going to this contest, Gennady Golovkin had last fought 5 months and 22 days ago, while Kell Brook's last outing had been 6 years, 6 months and 5 days ago.
Golovkin's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
Brook's last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 6 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.4 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.
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