Autumn/Fall 2023
Potentially

in the United Kingdom

Potential contest @ Welterweight
19-0-0
40-3-0

The tape

31
Age
36
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
69.7" / 177 cm
Reach
68.9" / 175 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

SD 12UD 12KO 1MD 12UD 12
Form
TKO 6TKO 4KO 7UD 12KO 2
19
Wins
40
13
By KO
28
68
KO%
70
0
Losses
3
0
Stopped
3
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2004
115
Pro rounds
226

Current rankings @ Welterweight

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Josh Taylor vs Kell Brook preview

When is Taylor vs Brook?

Josh Taylor could take on Kell Brook in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United Kingdom.

The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).

Taylor vs Brook stats

Josh Taylor would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 19 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Kell Brook would make his way to the ring with a record of 40 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 28 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Brook would have a slight advantage in power over Taylor, with a 70% knock out percentage over Taylor's 68%.

Josh Taylor is the younger man by 5 years, at 31 years old.

Taylor has a height advantage of 1 inch over Brook. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Josh Taylor fights out of the southpaw stance, while Kell Brook is an orthodox fighter.

Taylor is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 24 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 10 year and 10 months later than Brook, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He has fought 111 less professional rounds, 115 to Brook's 226.

Taylor vs Brook form

Taylor remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Jack Catterall on 26th February 2022 by split decision in their WBC World Super Lightweight, WBA Super World Super Lightweight, IBF World Junior Welterweight and WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Scotland, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Jose Carlos Ramirez on 22nd May 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Lightweight, WBA Super World Super Lightweight, IBF World Junior Welterweight and WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had beat Apinan Kongsong on 26th September 2020 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBA Super World Super Lightweight and IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at BT Sport Studio, London, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had won against Regis Prograis on 26th October 2019 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Super Lightweight, IBF World Junior Welterweight and The Ring Junior Welterweight championship fight at O2 Arena, London.

He had beat Ivan Baranchyk on 18th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Scotland.

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

In his last fight, he defeated Amir Khan on 19th February 2022 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by 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.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Mark DeLuca on 8th February 2020 by knockout in the 7th round at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had won against Michael Zerafa on 8th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield.

He had defeated Sergey Rabchenko on 3rd March 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Josh Taylor has been fighting more than Kell Brook.

Josh Taylor last fought 9 months and 5 days ago, while Kell Brook's last outing was 9 months and 12 days ago.

Taylor's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 rounds on average.

Brook's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Taylor vs Brook?

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