Articles by author: Keith Idec(2094 results)

Khan Wants to Fight Brook at Bramall Lane Next Summer

Amir Khan has proposed that his long-discussed domestic showdown with Kell Brook take place next summer at Bramall Lane. Khan served as an analyst for Sky Sports Box Office’s coverage of Brook’s 11th-...Read More

Spence Broke Brook's Left Orbital Bone, Surgery a Possibility

Kell Brook might need reconstructive surgery to repair an injury around an eye after a second straight fight. The former IBF welterweight champion told Sky Sports News during an interview that aired S...Read More

Spence: I Proved Myself; Now It's Time for Thurman to Fight Me!

Mere minutes removed from winning his first world title, Errol Spence Jr. turned his attention toward adding two more championships to his resume. Spence called out unbeaten WBA/WBC welterweight champ...Read More

Spence: I Was Sluggish, Wasn't Sharp; Give Myself a B-Minus

Errol Spence Jr. was the first to admit that he wasn’t exactly spectacular Saturday night. Spence said he felt sluggish early in his IBF welterweight championship victory over Kell Brook in Sheffield,...Read More

Spence: I Knew Kell Brook Would Break Down If I Pressed Him

Errol Spence Jr. was the one that lacked experience in the championship rounds. Spence had boxed beyond the sixth round just three times in his first 21 professional fights and hadn’t competed in more...Read More

Errol Spence Drops, Stops Kell Brook in Eleven To Win IBF Belt

Errol Spence Drops, Stops Kell Brook in Eleven To Win IBF Belt

By Keith Idec - Kell Brook couldn’t handle “The Truth.” The brave Brook fought well Saturday night, but Errol Spence Jr. ultimately wore down the defending champion and stopped him in the 11th round o...Read More

George Groves Stops Fedor Chudinov in Six Rounds For WBA Title

Bramall Lane, Sheffield - For the vacant WBA super middleweight title, George Groves (26-3, 19 KOs) stopped Fedor Chudinov (14-2, 10 KOs) in six rounds to finally become a world champion. This was the...Read More

Kell Brook: I'll Prove Everyone Wrong Again Against Spence

Kell Brook is the more experienced fighter and the defending welterweight world champion. The British star has taken the best shots a middleweight knockout artist could land and never went down. Even ...Read More

Hearn Recalls How He Failed to Convince Brook to Skip Spence

Eddie Hearn had a plan for Kell Brook. Give up the IBF welterweight title, move up to 154 pounds and try to arrange a fight with an established star, someone – anyone, honestly – other than Errol Spen...Read More

Brook's Trainer: Spence is Brave, But Not Qualified to Beat Brook

Kell Brook’s supporters assured Errol Spence Jr. that he’s not ready for this. They reminded the undefeated welterweight contender that Brook by far is the top opponent of his four-year pro career, un...Read More

Ward-Kovalev Rematch: NSAC Has Assigned Three American Judges

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has assigned three American judges to score the Andre Ward-Sergey Kovalev rematch. Each of those three officials – Connecticut’s Glenn Feldman, Nevada’s Dave Moret...Read More

Spence: It’s Time to Shut Up, Glove Up & Go to War With Brook

Now that Errol Spence Jr. and Kell Brook have made weight for their 147-pound title fight Saturday night in Sheffield, England, Spence says it’s now time to be about it, not talk about it. The three-m...Read More

Kell Brook Weighs in at 146½ ; Errol Spence Comes in at 146¼

The hard part, especially for Kell Brook, is over. Brook and Errol Spence Jr. both made weight Friday afternoon in Sheffield, England, for their IBF welterweight title fight Saturday night at Bramall ...Read More

Abel Sanchez: Golovkin-Canelo Should 'Revive Our Industry'

NEW YORK – Like virtually everyone invested in boxing, Abel Sanchez spent many days wondering whether Canelo-Golovkin would go the way of Mayweather-Pacquiao. Gennady Golovkin’s trainer was worried th...Read More

Malignaggi Breaks Down Why Brook-Spence Will Be Special Fight

Malignaggi Breaks Down Why Brook-Spence Will Be Special Fight

By Keith Idec - Paulie Malignaggi always enjoys England, but the former two-division champion is more excited than usual about this trip to the United Kingdom. Malignaggi considers Kell Brook-Errol Sp...Read More

Kell Brook Predicts Thriller, Knockdowns By Him & Errol Spence

Kell Brook believes he and Errol Spence Jr. can deliver a classic Saturday night. The IBF welterweight champion expects to hurt Spence, yet also knows the powerful southpaw is more than capable of hur...Read More

De La Hoya to Boxing Fans: Don’t Support Mayweather-McGregor

Oscar De La Hoya really doesn’t want boxing fans to pay to watch a Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Conor McGregor fight. The retired six-division champion is so opposed to even the idea of Mayweather-McGregor th...Read More

Adrien Broner-Mikey Garcia in Works for 7/29 at Barclays Center

If you’re looking for a fascinating fight sometime between the Andre Ward-Sergey Kovalev rematch June 17 and the Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin showdown September 16, you should circle July 29 on you...Read More

Spence: This is My Era, Time to Unify the Welterweight Titles

Errol Spence Jr. understands the perception of his skeptics. They point to Spence’s record, the shortage of noteworthy names on it, and question whether he is ready for the significant step up in comp...Read More

Roc Nation Boss: Team Ward Disgusted By Kovalev's Racist Remarks

Andre Ward has remained mostly quiet since the tension-filled, three-city press tour last month to promote his upcoming rematch against Sergey Kovalev. Like Kovalev, Ward is focused on training for th...Read More