Errol Spence’s overall goal on Saturday night is to knockout IBF welterweight champion Kell “Special K” Brook (36-1, 25 KOs) in front of his own British fans at Bramall Lane in Sheffield, England. Spence, 27, doesn’t want to beat Brook in front of his fans just to be mean-spirited. He wants to beat the 31-year-old Brook so that he can take his boxing fans and add him to his own collection of fans.
IBF Welterweight World Champion Kell Brook and No. 1-ranked contender, Errol Spence Jr. went face-to-face for the first time in months today/Thursday at the final press conference before they square-off on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING this Saturday, May 27 from Bramall Lane in Sheffield, England, live on SHOWTIME (5:15 p.m. ET/2:15 p.m. PT).
With the dangerous puncher Errol Spence Jr. challenging IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook this Saturday, Brook’s trainer Dominic Ingle is saying Kell would be interested in a rematch with Gennady “GGG” Golovkin, who he just lost to last September. It’s unclear if this is just a case of Ingle and Brook name dropping Golovkin’s name in order to get more attention and PPV buys on Sky Box Office for the Brook-Spence fight this Saturday night at Bramall Lane in Sheffield, England.
IBF Welterweight World Champion Kell Brook and undefeated rising star Errol Spence face off this Saturday live on SHOWTIME (5:15 p.m. ET/2:15 p.m. PT) in the latest in a series of significant welterweight matchups between the best fighters in one of boxing’s deepest divisions.
Six of the top eight welterweights in the world* will have fought in the first five months of 2017 – all on SHOWTIME or CBS – as a de facto tournament continues in the 147-pound class to determine the No. 1 fighter in a division long controlled by the retired Floyd Mayweather.
George Groves (25-3, 18 KOs) believes the time is right for him to be crowned World Champion when he meets Fedor Chudinov (14-1, 10 KOs) on Saturday, May 27 at Bramall Lane in Sheffield, live on Sky Sports Box Office.
The Hammersmith man will be challenging for the vacant WBA World Super Middleweight strap in his fourth World title attempt following two epic clashes with domestic rival Carl Froch and a split decision loss to Badou Jack.
Since linking up with coach Shane McGuigan, the 29 year-old has secured four successive victories to pave the way for his latest World title tilt, and the ‘Saint’ says now he is ready to realise his ultimate ambition and capture the WBA belt.
Unbeaten Errol Spence Jr. (21-0, 18 KOs) sees IBF welterweight champion Kell “Special K” Brook (36-1, 25 KOs) as a road bump on his path to becoming a boxing great. The two fighters will be facing each other this Saturday night on May 27 at Bramall Lane in Sheffield, England. Spence is the younger fighter at 27, and he’s coming into the fight with a lot of hype behind him, as he’s seen by a lot of people as the replacement for Floyd Mayweather Jr. and the next superstar for the 147 pound division.
Fight night coverage begins at around 07:00 p.m uk time on Sky Box Office. While US viewers will be able to catch undercard action starting at mid-day eastern time on Showtime Boxing.
Super Channel subscribers across Canada will be able to watch this Saturday’s mega-fight between International Boxing Federation (IBF) Welterweight World Champion Kell “The Special One” Brook and undefeated No. 1 mandatory contender Errol “The Truth” Spence, Jr., starting at 3 p.m. ET/ 12 p.m. PT, live from the outdoor Bramall Football Ground in Sheffield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is picking American Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr. (21-0, 18 KOs) to defeat IBF welterweight champion Kell “Special K” Brook (36-1, 25 KOs) this Saturday night in their fight on Sky Box Office PPV from Bramall Lane in Sheffield, England. Mayweather still has some doubts about how well the 27-year-old Spence will do against Brook if the fight goes into the later rounds.