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Amir Khan vs Kell Brook report
Who won Khan vs Brook?
Kell Brook beat Amir Khan by technical knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 19th February 2022 at Manchester Arena in Manchester.
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).
Also, on the undercard Natasha Jonas was victorious over Chris Namus, Viddal Riley beat Willbeforce Shihepo and Frazer Clarke defeated Jake Darnell.
Khan vs Brook stats
Amir Khan stepped into the ring with a record of 34 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Kell Brook made his way to the ring with a record of 39 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 27 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Brook had a slight advantage in power over Khan, with a 69% knock out percentage over Khan's 62%.
Amir Khan was the same age as Kell Brook, at 36 years old.
Khan had 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Amir Khan & Kell Brook fought out of an orthodox stance.
Khan's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Brook's, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2005, 9 months later than Brook, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 12 more professional rounds, 238 to Brook's 226.
Amir Khan went into the fight ranked number 11 by the WBC at welterweight.
Kell Brook was ranked number 13 by the WBC in the 147lb division.
Khan vs Brook form
Brook had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Terence Crawford on 14th November 2020 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Mark DeLuca on 8th February 2020 by knockout in the 7th round at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had won against Michael Zerafa on 8th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield.
Before that, he had beat Sergey Rabchenko on 3rd March 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield.
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.
Brook's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 9 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
What time did Khan vs Brook start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:15 PM GMT at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom, which was 5:15 PM EST or 2:15 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Khan vs Brook?
The ESPN+ show is expected to begin at 1:00 PM EST / 10:00 AM PST. The Sky Box Office HD broadcast of the card is expected to start at 6:00 PM (GTM).
What were the odds on Khan vs Brook?
Amir Khan was a 5/4 (+130) underdog going into the contest, while Kell Brook made his way into the ring at 73/100 (-140) with oddsmakers.
I predict a BROOK win!