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Brook: The Alexander Frustration is Off My Shoulders

On Saturday night in Hull, Kell Brook (30-0, 20KOs) made amends for his first performance against Carson Jones with an eighth-round stoppage of the American in their re-match.

The unbeaten Sheffield fighter stretched his record to 30 wins from as many fights and re-ignited his world title hopes after seeing three fights with IBF welterweight champion Devon Alexander postponed.

Brook, who was given a razor-thin majority decision verdict when he first met Jones 12 months ago, was fighting for the first time since October last year but showed no signs of ring rust by dropping Jones in the second round before the referee ended the bout, which was being fought at a few pounds above the welterweight division, in the eighth.

"I think Carson Jones is my nemesis as a fighter. When we clash, he's just got that hard head and that style. I'm just glad I've done him in and can move on now," said Brook. "He's a tough customer and I'm just happy with the victory. I've got that frustration with Alexander off my shoulders. I can move on now, down at 147 and move onto big things."

Brook is going to return on a September date in Sheffield.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by DonCarlos83 on 07-16-2013

[QUOTE=springfiels;13559735]The Ring 147lbs rankings: Lineal: Floyd Mayweather 1. Juan Manuel Marquez 2. Manny Pacquiao 3. Kell Brook 4. Tim Bradley 5. Devon Alexander 6. Robert Guerrero 7. Adrien Broner 8. Paulie Malignaggi 9. Keith Thurman 10. Marcos Maidana In my…

Comment by springfiels on 07-15-2013

The Ring 147lbs rankings: Lineal: Floyd Mayweather 1. Juan Manuel Marquez 2. Manny Pacquiao 3. Kell Brook 4. Tim Bradley 5. Devon Alexander 6. Robert Guerrero 7. Adrien Broner 8. Paulie Malignaggi 9. Keith Thurman 10. Marcos Maidana In my…

Comment by springfiels on 07-15-2013

[QUOTE=DonCarlos83;13559646]Translation = conclusion I have drawn from listening to people like Frank Warren and Steve Bunce??? Kell broke his foot and hasn't trained properly for months, this fight wasn't for a title so he didnt need to kill himself to…

Comment by DonCarlos83 on 07-15-2013

[QUOTE=springfiels;13559596]Glad to see everyone is saying what I been thinking... The two bogus "injuries", along with the Carson Jones 10 rounder at 152lbs has confirmed what Frank Warren always implied - Kell Brook is a bottle job. And believe me…

Comment by GrandpaBernard on 07-15-2013

[QUOTE=springfiels;13559596]Glad to see everyone is saying what I been thinking... The two bogus "injuries", along with the Carson Jones 10 rounder at 152lbs has confirmed what Frank Warren always implied - Kell Brook is a bottle job. And believe me…

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