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Gavin Rees

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Nickname(s)  The Rock
Wins  38
Height  1.60 m
Stance  Orthodox stance
Nationality  Welsh
Role  Professional Boxer
Total fights  43
Reach  64 in (163 cm)
Name  Gavin Rees
Martial art  Boxing
Rated at  Lightweight
Wins by KO  19
Weight  61 kg

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Born  10 May 1980 (age 35) Newbridge, Caerphilly Wales (1980-05-10)
Division  Lightweight, Light welterweight

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Gavin Rees (born 10 May 1980) is a Welsh former professional boxer who competed from 1998 to 2014. He held the WBA super-lightweight title, as well as the European and British lightweight titles.


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After a successful amateur career, Rees turned professional in 1998.

World champion

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In 2007, Rees defeated Souleymane M'baye to become the WBA Light Welterweight champion with a unanimous decision after 12 rounds.

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Rees however lost his World title in his first defence via a 12th-round TKO loss to Andreas Kotelnik in March 2008.

Further success

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Following his world title loss Rees was out of action for more than a year before returning in August 2009 to beat Johnny Greaves in 4 rounds. On 4 December, Rees entered the light welterweight prizefighter competition beating Ted Bami in the quarter finals, Jason Cook in the Semi-finals and Colin Lynes in the Final to win the £32,000 prize

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Following his Prizefighter victory, Rees moved down to the (lightweight) division where he enjoyed instant success winning the British title in 2010 (which he then vacated). He has since won the European title in June 2011 and most recently regained the British title in July 2012.

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Rees fought Adrien Broner for the World Boxing Council lightweight world title at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey on 16 February 2013. He lost the fight via 5th-round TKO.

Personal life

Rees lives in Pantside, Wales and has four children all girls.


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