One of the things that motivates Kell Brook ahead of his big, some say impossible, challenge of middleweight king Gennady Golovkin, is the knowledge of the plaudits that will be hurled at him should he pull it off on September 10. Brook, already a world champion (the IBF welterweight ruler of course) told BBC Sport how, in today’s sport of boxing, it doesn’t mean anything like as much as it used to when a fighter … Read Article
All fight fans agree it will be a huge upset, definitely The Upset of The Year, if Sheffield’s Kell Brook defeats feared middleweight king Gennady Golovkin next month. But one man, in speaking for the entire gym at which IBF welterweight champion Brook trains, insists a Brook victory will NOT be an upset – to him or to the fellow occupants of the Sheffield gym.
Atif Sadiq, who has sparred with Brook on countless occasions, … Read Article
When they share the ring in London on September 10, will challenger Kell Brook take the action right to middleweight king Gennady Golovkin, or will the welterweight who has bulked up to 160-pounds look to stick and move in the hopes of sticking around and taking the unbeaten puncher into the later rounds? This is what fans are debating, with some predicting a quick GGG stoppage win over a willing Brook, and others predicting how … Read Article
Herol Graham, Naseem Hamed, Johnny Nelson, Junior Witter, Ryan Rhodes. These are just some of the talented fighters to have risen from the famous Wincobank gym in Sheffield and either won or fought for a world title. But for all the achievements of the cherished Ingle gym, one fighter will give the boxing gym its finest success, one to top all previous glories, if he can shock the odds and pull off a victory later … Read Article
Gennady Golovkin, (35-0, 32 KO’s) and Kell Brook (36-0, 25KO’s) have both weighed in within the World Boxing Council’s (‘WBC’) required 30-day limits heading into their highly anticipated international showdown at The O2 on Saturday, September 10 in London, England.
From his training camp in Big Bear Lake, California, Golovkin, holder of the WBC, WBA, IBF and IBO Middleweight World Titles weighed in at 165lbs. while IBF Welterweight World Champion Brook tipped the scales at … Read Article
Golovkin/Brook news: Middleweight ruler Gennady Golovkin and his next challenger Kell Brook both weighed in at today’s 30-day weight check conducted under WBC rules, and the weights were quite surprising. Brook, looking enormous in comparison to his welterweight says, tipped in at 176-pounds, while Golovkin, looking trim, came in at 165-pounds. So both unbeaten fighters are within the WBC rules that state a fighter should not be any more than 10 percent above the bout’s … Read Article
“I’ve visualized the knockout already”
Kell Brook might be a significant underdog going into his September 10 challenge of middleweight ruler Gennady Golovkin, he might be having his very first fight not one but two weight classes above his career-long tenure at welterweight, and he might be going in with the single hardest puncher in boxing today. But Brook – who is either talking a great game that hides his real feelings or is utterly … Read Article
Is middleweight king Gennady Golovkin the hardest puncher, pound-for-pound, in the sport today? Many people feel the 35-0(32) star is and when you look at GGG’s stats: those 32 KO’s, the fact that no man has ever taken him the full 12-rounds and how Triple-G has a 100-percent KO ration in world title fights and a 91.4-percent ratio overall in his pro career, it’s easy to see why. But Golovkin, training hard for his upcoming … Read Article
Though undefeated star Gennady Golovkin insists he is in no way looking past his “biggest test” of a fight with Kell Brook, it is understandable how his team are looking at what may come next for the middleweight ruler. Tom Loeffler, GGG’s manager, has said how the plan, all being well, is for Golovkin to box again in November or December of this year. That would be just two or three months on from the … Read Article
He lost out on a September 10 date with middleweight king Gennady Golovkin, reportedly because he failed to sign the contract in time, but that doesn’t mean Chris Eubank Junior is in any mood to be quiet. Eubank Jr says he “never saw a contract” and he wasted no time in rubbishing the GGG-Kell Brook fight. And Eubank Jr has again called out Golovkin.
Via his official Twitter page, Eubank Jr, the reigning British middleweight … Read Article