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Kell Brook Backs Terry Flanagan / Set To Announce Opponent This Weekend

Following his victory over American Jose Zepeda on Saturday, that saw Manchester’s Terry Flanagan become the first Englishman to win a lightweight world championship, Sheffield’s IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook has spoken out to iFLtv to congratulate him, as well as to promise his own announcement regarding an opponent is imminent.

Brook, who was assisted by Flanagan in the run-up to February’s destruction of Romanian Jo Jo Dan, said of the Manchester fighter, whose win came via Zepeda dislocating his shoulder in the 2nd;

“I’m over the moon for the kid. He were helping me out for the Jo Jo Dan fight. Most of my sparring partners come for a day or two, then we don’t see owt of them. But with Terry it was brilliant work what we done together.” Continue reading

David Price In ‘Make Or Break’ Fight This Friday

Since two devastating back-to-back knockout losses at the hands of wily old American veteran Tony Thompson in 2013, David Price’s career has been undergoing something of a ‘rebuild’, and Friday night sees the first real test of those efforts to get back on track, when the giant Scouser fights unbeaten German Erkan Teper for the vacant European heavyweight title in Ludwigsburg, Germany.

Speaking of the fight in ‘The Liverpool Echo’ recently, Price knows that defeat will end any chance of ever achieving the lofty heights that many boxing writers and trade insiders had once predicted for him. Continue reading