Undefeated IBF welterweight titleholder Kell Brook showed no ill-effects from the machete stab wound to his leg suffered seven months ago as he made quick work of Jo Jo Dan on Saturday in Sheffield, England, dropping his mandatory challenger four times before the fight was stopped after four one-sided rounds.
Kell Brook defends his IBF welterweight title for the first time against Ionut Dan Ion on Saturday in his native Sheffield, England. The undefeated British standout is confident of victory, which he believes will lead to showdowns with the stars of the 147-pound division (but not Amir Khan).
Kell Brook’s first fight back since being attacked by a machete-wieding psycho in the Canary Islands will be shown in America on March 28 on Showtime, which also broadcast Brook’s IBF title-winning performance against Shawn Porter.
Should he successfully defend his IBF welterweight title against Jo Jo Dan on March 28, Kell Brook looks toward even bigger fights in the division.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get details on whom super middleweight Andre Dirrell will tentatively face next on Dec. 19.
The Dec. 19 Adonis Stevenson-Dmitry Sukhotsky card in Quebec City is filling out nicely with super middleweight Andre Dirrell, light heavyweight Artur Beterbiev and an IBF welterweight eliminator between Kevin Bizier and Jo Jo Dan now added to the Showtime broadcast.
Light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson and challenger Dmitry Sukhotsky in Montreal promoting their Dec. 19 fight on Showtime. The card will also feature Andre Dirrell against an as-yet unnamed opponent.
Junior featherweight prospect Luis Orlando Del Valle rebounded from his first career loss and raised his record to 17-1 (11 knockouts) with a fifth-round TKO of Andre Wilson in the main event of a Broadway Boxing card in New York City on Thursday.