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Brook to defend IBF welterweight title against English rival Gavin

  Kell Brook will defend his IBF welterweight belt against Frankie Gavin in an all-English world title fight in London on May 30. It will be Brook's second title defense, after stopping Jo Jo Dan in four rounds last month. The 29-year-old Gavin lost a split decision against European welterweight champion Leonard Bundu last year for his first defeat as a professional. Brook had wanted...
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Kell Brook- Gavin should be careful what he wished for; Gavin says he’s ready to make a statement

Kell Brook has told Frankie Gavin to ‘be careful what you wish for’ as the Sheffield star defends his IBF title on a huge bill at The O2 in London on May 30. Brook defended his belt for the first time in spectacular fashion in his hometown on March 28, flooring mandatory challenger Jo Jo Dan four times inside the fourth round before the Romanian-Canadian’s corner spared their...
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Kell Brook vs. Frankie Gavin added to already stacked May 30th card at O2

After impressively defeating Jo Jo Dan in Sheffield in March Kell Brook makes a quick return to the ring on Saturday May 30 to defend his IBF Welterweight title against Frankie Gavin at The O2 in London, exclusively live on Sky Sports Box Office. Brook v Gavin headlines a huge night of boxing that includes three world title fights – WBC Lightweight Champion Jorge Linares defends...
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Brook/Gavin or Khan/Algieri: Which Wrong Is Right-er?

LOS ANGELES — When Amir Khan defeated Devon Alexander in December, a non-title fight a year too late, watchers saw a poised, sharper fighter. A version of Khan than anything displayed in his previous two bouts. It appeared he was finally hitting his stride since joining Virgil Hunter. Making his usual media rounds, Khan continues to make it clear he wants a super fight with either...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kell Brook: I want to fight twice by the end of summer

Kell Brook wants to box as soon as possible after his brutal four-round demolition of Jo Jo Dan in Sheffield on Saturday. Brook dismantled his mandatory challenger with a display of his power and accuracy, flooring the Romanian-Canadian twice in both the second and fourth rounds before the challenger retired on his stool ahead of the fifth. ‘The Special One’ is enjoying a very...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Brook stops Dan after 4 rounds to retain IBF welterweight title

  Kell Brook won his first defense of the IBF welterweight belt when mandatory and outclassed challenger Jo Jo Dan retired after their fourth round and four knockdowns on Saturday. Brook, who won the belt from Shawn Porter in August, remained unbeaten after his 23rd knockout win in 34 fights. Only six months ago, the British boxer was attacked on holiday in Tenerife, stabbed in...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kell Brook Annilhilate Jo Jo Dan, Sets Sites On Khan

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND — Before a lively crowd at the Motorpoint Arena, Kell Brook pummeled mandatory challenger Jo Jo Dan to win by forth round TKO. Making his first IBF title defense since defeating Shawn Porter in August, and being brutally attacked by Machete in September, Brook displayed few if any effects of a leg injury as he had his way with the mandatory challenger. Dropping...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kell Brook vs. Jo Jo Dan weigh-in results & photos

Kell Brook says he’s ready to prove he’s an elite level fighter when he defends his IBF Welterweight title against mandatory challenger Jo Jo Dan tomorrow night at the Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield. Check out the full Brook vs. Dan weigh-in results here. We also have the full video from yesterday’s press conference: Brook is back in action following a rollercoaster ride...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Kell Brook And Gabriel Rosado: 2 New Champs, 2 Very Different Performances

On Saturday night, the fight game crowned two new champions: England’s Kell Brook and Philadelphia native Gabriel Rosado. Brook fought for the IBF boxing welterweight title, while Rosado fought for the Big-Knockout Boxing (BKB) middleweight championship. At first blush, it might seem that the ugly, clinch-filled performance put on by Brook is exactly why BKB […] The post Kell...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Kell Brook Defeats Porter To Become IBF Champ

CARSON, CA - Photo credit: Esther Lin/Showtime After years of trying to make it to the big dance, it finally happened for Kell Brook. Making the trip across the pond, Brook stole the show, kept his undefeated record in tact and defeated Shawn Porter to become the new IBF welterweight champion. While Porter rushed from his corner in the fast and furious fashion he’s known for,...
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August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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