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British boxing buzz: Kell Brook gets BBBofC boxer of the year award, Lloyd Ellett opponent named; Luke Blackledge ready for a war

Brook lands Boxer of the Year at BBBofC Awards Kell Brook was named the Boxer of the Year by the British Boxing Board of Control in an awards ceremony in London. Brook landed the honor after a stellar 12 months of action where he won the IBF Welterweight title in California last August and then after sustaining a horrific leg injury from a stabbing attack, returned to action this...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
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Timothy Bradley: If Kell Brook can stop Diego Chaes, he’s something special

Timothy Bradley has warned Kell Brook he does not know how tough a fight he is in when he defends his IBF Welterweight title against Diego Chaves at the Sheffield Arena on October 24. Brook makes the third defense of his crown at his hometown fortress after ‘The Special One’ forced mandatory challenger Jo Jo Dan to retire after four rounds of his first defense there in March...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kell Brook faces Diego Chaves in Sheffield on October 24

Kell Brook will defend his IBF Welterweight title against Diego Chaves at the Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield on October 24. Brook makes the third defense of his crown at his hometown fortress after ‘The Special One’ forced mandatory challenger Jo Jo Dan to retire after four rounds of his first defense there in March and then faced Frankie Gavin in his second defense in London...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Brook vs. Gavin presser: Kell Brook- When I land on his chin, it’s goodnight

Kell Brook defends his IBF Welterweight title against Frankie Gavin on Saturday night at The O2 in London – and the champion has no intention of relinquishing his status in boxing’s money-division. Brook demolished his mandatory challenger Jo Jo Dan in devastating fashion in March in his hometown of Sheffield in a long-awaited return to the ring. The Special One had to wait...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Kell Brook v Frankie Gavin; Who Wins?

LONDON — With May 29th rapidly approaching, Kell Brook and Frankie Gavin are firing on all cylinders as they inch closer and closer to fight night. The undefeated, defending champion, Brook, looks to successfully defend the title a second time and broaden his world-wide appeal while Gavin is presented with the opportunity of a lifetime. With one loss on his record (against Leonard...
Via BadCulture
May 19, 2015  |  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...
Via BadCulture
March 28, 2015  |  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,...
Via BadCulture
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Porter Vs. Brook Results: Kell Brook Upsets Shawn Porter In America

It was anybody’s guess how the judges would score Kell Brook vs. Shawn Porter after 12 rounds, based on how wildly divergent fans and writers were calling it on social media. But most people had it for Brook in a rough-and-tumble, even unattractive fight, and that’s how the judges decided it: 114-114, 117-111 and 116-112 for Brook. I thought Porter would knock out Brook in a...
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August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Shawn Porter vs. Kell Brook- Full weigh in & face off video

Shawn Porter and Kell Brook both made weigh today on the concourse of The Stub Hub Center ahead of their championship bout tomorrow night on Showtime. Porter will defend his IBF version of the welterweight crown for the second time while this is the first time Brook has ever challenged for a major world title. Full weights from Carson, CA: (C) Shawn Porter 146.75 vs. Kell Brook 146...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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