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Brook: I Was Ready To Take That Title, I'm in Shock

As previously reported on BoxingScene.com, Devon Alexander has been forced to postpone his IBF welterweight title clash with British hope Kell Brook due to a bicep injury. The pair were scheduled to clash in Detroit on the 23rd of February but the American champion has pulled out, according to Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer. The unbeaten Brook, who recorded an impressive third-round stoppage of Hector Saldivia in October's final eliminator, had been set for a first tilt at a world title.

Brook told Sky Sports News Radio: "I'm in complete shock. This was a massive moment for me but I'll be on the phone to Eddie as soon as I can and find out exactly what's gone on. I'm in tip top shape, I've had a fantastic training camp and I was ready to go and try and take that title. When I walked into the gym at nine years old, it's all I ever wanted, to become a world champion. I'm in shock. I just don't know what to say."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Fighting_Pride on 02-05-2013

too bad, i was really looking forward to this fight ever since GBP announced it last year

Comment by fredhopple on 02-05-2013

Alexander-brook is a prelim type fight come to reason here: this fight is a prelim type of fight for the undercard of a major fight. neither of these guys could give away tickets in Detroit crime city USA. no drawing…

Comment by ddangerous on 02-05-2013

[QUOTE=S. Saddler 1310;12994262]"go" as in fight, or as in resume preparations? if he means Devon can fight in six weeks, that only delays the fight by a month. but where shall the fight take place?[/QUOTE] I'm not sure. [QUOTE=Andrew5550;12995687]If you…

Comment by Bigg Rigg on 02-05-2013

Damn man another 1 gets pushed back. sh*t!

Comment by wja1966 on 02-05-2013

If all you yanks are saying theres no injury its about ticket sales then the bout should be in England. We would have put on a show in front or 20,000 people and millions on tv the reason been we…

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