British promoter Eddie Hearn is flying to Tenerife to visit Kell Brook in the hospital as the new IBF welterweight titleholder recovers after being stabbed on the Spanish holiday island.
Fans share their thoughts on Roc Nation’s future, Marcos Maidana’s chances of upsetting Floyd Mayweather Jr., Jermain Taylor’s shot at IBF middleweight titleholder Sam Soliman, the Yoan Pablo Hernandez-Firat Arslan cruiserweight championship and much more in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
As part of the undercard supporting Floyd Mayweather-Marcos Maidana II, Mickey Bey insists he will solve the puzzle that is IBF lightweight titlist Miguel Vazquez.
Fans continue to share their feedback on Kell Brook-Shawn Porter and the new IBF wetlerweight titleholder’s potential fights with Amir Khan and Keith Thurman, plus give their thoughts on BKB Boxing, Gabriel Rosado, Gennady Golovkin-Marco Antonio Rubio, mythical matchups and much more. Enjoy!
RingTV.com caught up with new IBF welterweight titleholder Kell Brook hours after the unbeaten British star arrived back on home soil from the U.S., where he upset Shawn Porter on Saturday. Brook wants showdowns with Floyd Mayweather Jr. and fellow Brit Amir Khan.
Showtime commentators Steve Farhood and Daniel Jacobs spoke to RingTV’s Dominic Verdin after Kell Brook’s IBF welterweight title-winning majority decision over Shawn Porter. Farhood analyzed the fight and the 147-pound division. Jacobs also talked about what’s next for his boxing career.
Fans from both sides of The Pond share their thoughts on Kell Brook’s IBF welterweight title-winning victory over Shawn Porter, what might be next for the British star and which fellow 147-pound standouts will make for the best fights in this week’s Monday mailbag.
Kell Brook wasn’t well known or well respected in the U.S. but the undefeated British welterweight contender let American fans know he’s for real by outboxing and outpointing heavily favored Shawn Porter to take the IBF welterweight title on Saturday in Carson, Calif.
Oscar De La Hoya talks about the magic of StubHub Center, which has hosted several Fight of the Year candidates and where Shawn Porter defends his IBF welterweight title against Kell Brook tonight on Showtime. Porter wants to add to the StubHub legacy. Anthony Dirrell, who faces Sakio Bika in tonight’s co-feature, was ready to scrap at the final presser.
RingTV.com will provide round-by-round updates during Saturday’s showdown between IBF welterweight titlist Shawn Porter and Kell Brook. Please refresh page for up-to-the-minute developments.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn that Al Haymon’s signing spree continues with Abner Mares and Andrzej Fonfara becoming the enigmatic advisor’s latest signees.
Welterweight beltholder Shawn Porter had to strip down to do it but he weighed in at 146.75 pounds at Friday’s weigh-in for his IBF title defense against British challenger Kell Brook, who weighed 146.5. Porter-Brook headlines Saturday’s Showtime tripleheader in Carson, Calif.
Showtime Sports will offer a live stream of today’s weigh-in for the Shawn Porter-Kell Brook IBF welterweight title bout, beginning at 1 p.m. PT/ 4 p.m. ET. The stream is available YouTube, Ustream, sports.sho.com/live.