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Shawn Porter vs Kell Brook report
Who won Porter vs Brook?
Kell Brook beat Shawn Porter by majority decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 16th August 2014 at StubHub Center in Carson.
The scorecards were announced as 112-116, 111-117, 114-114 in favor of winner Kell Brook.
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).
This contest was for the IBF welterweight championship of the world.
Porter vs Brook stats
Shawn Porter stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 24 wins, zero loses and 1 draw, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Kell Brook made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 32 wins and 0 draws, with 22 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Brook had a slight advantage in power over Porter, with a 69% knock out percentage over Porter's 63%.
Shawn Porter was the younger man by 2 years, at 35 years old.
Brook had a height advantage of 2 inches over Porter. Despite this, he had 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Shawn Porter & Kell Brook fought out of an orthodox stance.
Porter was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2008, 4 year later than Brook, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 27 more professional rounds, 253 to Brook's 226.
Porter vs Brook form
Shawn Porter had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Sebastian Formella on 22nd August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Microsoft Theater, LA, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Errol Spence Jr on 28th September 2019 by split decision in their IBF World Welterweight and WBC World Welterweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.
Going into that contest, he had won against Yordenis Ugas on 9th March 2019 by split decision in their WBC World Welterweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.
Before that, he had beat Danny Garcia on 8th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
He had defeated Adrian Granados on 4th November 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
Brook 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 won against Michael Zerafa on 8th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Sergey Rabchenko on 3rd March 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Errol Spence Jr on 27th May 2017 by knockout in the 11th round in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at Bramall Lane, Sheffield.
Before that, he had been beaten by 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.
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.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Shawn Porter had been fighting more than Kell Brook.
Going to this contest, Shawn Porter had last fought 2 years, 9 months and 16 days ago, while Kell Brook's last outing had been 4 years, 5 months and 30 days ago.
Porter's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 7 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 60 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.
Brook's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 2 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.4 rounds on average.
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