Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 10/1/14
Saturday night in Sheffield, Kell Brook dealt with a surprisingly arduous task as he notched a Majority Decision against Carson Jones over twelve hard fought rounds at the Motorpoint Arena. Jones was beforehand perhaps an exaggerated underdog in the media’s eyes, but an underdog no less, as he sought to fulfil his own ambitions of stepping up his tilt for a world title challenge. Rather than be drawn into pre-fight hype, however, Jones showed confidence all the way up to the preliminaries. Upon the referee’s instructions, Jones stared deep into Brook's brown eyes and proclaimed “Prepare to lose that 0!” The opening exchanges provided no real explanation as to why Jones was so assured. Brook boxed beautifully at times while his American counterpart seemed gun-shy, walking forward in straight lines without throwing anything of note. Such was the story for the first five rounds, at least. As Brook put his fifth consecutive round in the bank utilizing a shoulder roll to slip punches on ...
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