Though he says he has bigger fish to fry against Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao first, Amir Khan insists he wants to challenge IBF welterweight titlist in an all-British clash.
Kell Brook easily swept aside Jo Jo Dan in Sheffield, England, on Saturday, and reiterated his challenge to Amir Khan to face him in a highly-anticipated all-British summer blockbuster.
Fans from both sides of The Pond share their thoughts on Kell Brook and wonder how the undefeated IBF welterweight titleholder would fare against Keith Thurman, if an all-British showdown with Amir Khan will ever happen, or if we’re all getting a little carried away with his KO of Jo Jo Dan in this week’s Monday mailbag.
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.
Fans share their thoughts on the merits of Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao as a topic for the mailbag and a mega-fight, the ever rising price of boxing pay-per-view events, Kevin Mitchell, Jeff Lacy, Paul Williams, Matthysse-Provodnikov, and many other subjects in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Fans share their thoughts on Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s “epic” face-to-face meeting at an NBA game, Lucas Matthysse-Ruslan Provodnikov, what might be next for Juan Manuel Marquez, plus mythical matchups, some top-five/10 boxing lists, and other subjects in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
As lightweight Daniel Estrada prepares for his challenge of Kevin Mitchell this weekend, he has a valuable key in his corner: former RING junior welterweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez.
According to Fernando Beltran, four-division titlewinner Juan Manuel Marquez may be looking to challenge England’s Kell Brook should Brook get beyond the first defense of his IBF welterweight belt on March 28.
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.
Kell Brook, the undefeated IBF welterweight titleholder from Sheffield, England, tells The Telegraph’s Gareth A Davies that he “cheated death” after machete attack in Tenerife in September, “now my destiny is to beat Amir Khan.” Brook is ready to return to action.
On Jan. 19, IBF welterweight titlist Kell Brook will announce who he will meet in March for the first defense of the belt he won from Shawn Porter.
Trainer Virgil Hunter fully believes his charge, Amir Khan is ready to make a run at titlists Floyd Mayweather Jr., Kell Brook and Manny Pacquiao.
Should Amir Khan emerge victorious over Devon Alexander on Saturday night, a possible fight with IBF welterweight titlist Kell Brook might be on the horizon.