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Kell Brook to fight in February

IBF welterweight belt holder Kell Brook (33-0, 22 KOs) has targeted February for his next fight date against an opponent still to be determined. Brook was stabbed last September while on holiday in Tenerife, and he’ll be coming back from that injury. Brook wants to fight either Floyd Mayweather Jr or Amir Khan, but those opponents will probably not be in the cards for the 28-year-old Brook. We’ll [...]

Kell Brook In Stable Condition After Stabbing Incident

Boxer Kell Brook is in a stable condition in hospital in Tenerife after an attack whilst on holiday with his family. The IBF Welterweight champion was admitted to hospital in the early hours Thursday morning after suffering a serious stab wound to his left leg. Commenting from his hospital bed, Kell Brook said: “I was out enjoying a night out before returning home to the UK when I was the [...]

Left-Hook Lounge Mailbag: Mayweather/50 Cent Beef, Kell Brook, & More!!!!

Kalvin N. (Washington, DC): I've watched this whole Mayweather/50 beef and as an African American man who has sacrificed a great deal, I think it's absolutely sad to witness. I'd like to know, what are your thoughts, culturally, and personally, on this topic? Vivek W. (ESB): I think the term "sad" is a major, understatement. It's a very troubling sight to watch unfold, and although some don't [...]

Kell Brook: I can’t wait to box as a World champ in Sheffield

Newly crowned IBF World Welterweight champion Kell Brook received a hero’s welcome in his hometown of Sheffield yesterday – and told his adoring fans he cannot wait to put on a show at the Motorpoint Arena in his first defence. Brook took the title from Shawn Porter in California last weekend with a stunning points win on enemy turf, and the unbeaten star is set to defend the belt for the first [...]

Kell Brook: Patience is a Virtue

Flash back to mid-April 2013, when Kell Brook was cruelly forced to withdraw from his IBF World Welterweight title clash with then ruler Devon Alexander in Atlantic City with a stress fracture to the foot, you couldn’t help but think that sadly that might have been it for the unbeaten Sheffield stylist. At that stage 29-0, Brook was forced to watch on from home as Golden Boy looked elsewhere, with [...]

Hearn wants Khan-Brook in April or May 2015, then winner faces Mayweather

IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook’s promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport believes that a fight between Brook and British boxing start Amir Khan (29-3, 19 KOs) is possible for April or May of 2015 with the winner then moving on to face WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr (46-0, 26 KOs) later on in 2015 in a unification match. It sounds like a reasonably good idea except that [...]

Hearn wants to schedule Brook-Khan fight for the summer in 2015

IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook’s promoter Eddie Hearn says that former IBF/WBA 140 pound champion Amir Khan (29-3, 19 KOs) is interested in facing Brook next year. Hearn says he wants to schedule the Brook vs. Khan fight next summer in 2015, and possibly stage at Wembley Stadium. If that’s the case, Brook will have a chance to defend his title 1-2 times before he faces Khan. Hearn once [...]

Will Kell Brook’s 15 minutes of fame be soon over?

Eddie Hearn, the promoter for IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook (33-0, 22 KOs), feels that Brook is going to have a long and successful career after his upset win over Shawn Porter (24-1-1, 15 KOs) last Saturday night at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. Brook used a combination of holding and jabbing to win a decision in a fight that was a lot closer than some of the scores that were [...]

Broner: Khan and Brook can’t beat me

Former three division world champion Adrien Broner (28-1, 22 KOs) doesn’t see either Amir Khan or IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook as being able to beat him. Broner feels he beat both of them if he shared the same ring with them. When asked by esnewsreporting who would win between Khan and Brooks, Broner said “I don’t give an [expletive], neither of them could beat me.” Khan and Brooks [...]

Hearn thinks Brook vs. Mayweather will sellout Wembley Stadium

Eddie Hearn, the promoter for IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook (33-0, 22 KOs), has his eyes set on two big fights for Brook in 2015 in matching him up against Amir Khan (29-3, 19 KOs) and WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr (46-0, 26 KOs). Hearn sees both fights as being capable of selling out the 80,000 seat Wembley Stadium in London, UK. If Brook can beat Khan in early 2015, [...]

Brook pushing hard for Khan fight

IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook (33-0, 22 KOs) is starting to sound a little needy and desperate in hopes of getting a fight against Amir Khan in 2015. Brook wants the negotiations with Khan to start pronto, and he doesn’t seem to want to wait. Brook needs to get control of his emotions and play it cool or he could scare Khan off with how desperate he’s sounding. Brook’s promoter [...]

Kell Brook’s trainer doesn’t want him to take an easy fight on December 6th

Dominic Ingle, the trainer for IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook (33-0, 22 KOs), doesn’t want him to take his career backwards for his first title defense on December 6th in Sheffield by taking on an easy opponent. Ingle wants Brook to face a high level opponent because he sees that in helping him get ready for one of the bigger fights like Amir Khan or Floyd Mayweather Jr. The knock on [...]
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