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Brook Hopes Hatton Win Will Boost The Wincobank Gym

By Nick Parkinson, courtesy of The Daily Star

KELL BROOK says beating Matthew Hatton on Saturday will bring back the glory days to the Wincobank Gym in Sheffield.

Unbeaten Brook trains at the same gym – run by Brendan Ingle, 71, and his sons – which has produced world champs like Naseem Hamed, Johnny Nelson and Junior Witter.

And Brook, 25, is the latest Wincobank star on a quest for global glory. But before he gets a world title shot, the Sheffield welterweight must first clash with Manchester rival Hatton.

And Brook insists Hatton – the younger brother of former light-welterweight world champion Ricky – will not upset his plans at the Motorpoint Arena.

He said: “It’s been a quiet few years for the gym but all that is about to change. My fight has been getting a lot of publicity and I’m top of the bill.

“Now I’m at the stage where I’m flying the flag for the gym. I’m glad I’ve brought the gym back alive again.

“The gym breeds champions. Now it’s my turn – and I don’t mind which world champion I face after this next fight.”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by SelectOne on 03-11-2012

Brook really needs to start stepping it up after this fight he needs to fight someone in the top ten why is senchenko not being challenged ffs hes there for the taking

Comment by Scrubber on 03-11-2012

beating up poor matt hatton isn't much. hatton is not a top fighter nor does hatton have any boxing skills. not sure why hatton is in boxing anyway. a win against matt hatton is nothing more than winning a meaningless…

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