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Kell Brook Targeting February Comeback

Glax0r's Photo Glax0r 15 Oct 2014

Brook targeting February comeback

ESPN

Kell Brook says he is looking to get back in the ring in February after being stabbed while on holiday last month.
Brook's leg was injured in the unprovoked attack in Tenerife just weeks after beating Shawn Porter in California to take the American's IBF welterweight crown.

The 28-year-old's first defence of the title was due to be on December 6, with a fight against fellow Englishman Amir Khan touted for next summer.


  • Kell Brook told Steve Bunce how he felt "unbeatable" ahead of his IBF welterweight world title fight with Shawn Porter.
  • "I was sat in the changing room and there was a different kind of feeling in the air," he explained. "I knew that this was it; this was make or break. I knew I was in the best shape of my life and I knew it was my time.
  • "So walking out there, every step I took I felt more and more confident and when I got in the ring I felt unbeatable. And you know what happened."
  • He added: "It's been a long road but we did eventually get there. I've had another hiccup but I am the world champion and, with Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, I'm in good company.
  • "I've proved that I'm a world-class fighter and I'm ready to be involved in some big fights now."
But speaking to ESPN's Steve Bunce, Brook revealed "everything is moving in the right way" in his recovery as he targets his next fight for early 2015.

"I've just started back in the gym and I'm doing physio every other day," he told Buncey's Boxing Podcast. "We're getting there now.

"The doctors have told me that once I get back from rehab I'll be brand new - as good as ever.
"I'm thinking we will be ready to go for late February next year where we
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hitman_hatton1's Photo hitman_hatton1 15 Oct 2014

if khan beats the december opponent i reckon floyd will be the may fight.

unless they somehow get the floyd-pac fight together. :rolleyes:

brook will fight someone like maidana probably.
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BoxingFan's Photo BoxingFan 15 Oct 2014

 hitman_hatton1, on 15 October 2014 - 06:24 AM, said:

if khan beats the december opponent i reckon floyd will be the may fight.

unless they somehow get the floyd-pac fight together. :rolleyes:

brook will fight someone like maidana probably.

:lol:

Dream on.
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stevieb_8006's Photo stevieb_8006 15 Oct 2014

I don't think he'll be the same. That kind of trauma damages a man.
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ShameLess's Photo ShameLess 16 Oct 2014

Everybody ain'weak minded him bee back mane ya digs
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