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Brook vs Jones Winner Must Fight Hector Saldivia Next

By Rick Reeno

BoxingScene.com has confirmed that the IBF has given formal sanction approval for the welterweight voluntary eliminator for the #2 position, between #3 ranked Carson Jones and #5 ranked Kell Brook.  The bout is scheduled for July 7, 2012 at the Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield, England. This bout is being approved under the condition that the winner must fight #4 ranked Hector Saldivia in a final eliminator to set the mandatory challenger within 90 days or by October 7, 2012. 

The IBF has also ruled that neither fighter can take another fight until the elimination process is concluded.  If either fighter takes a fight, he will be removed from the eliminator and dropped out of the top 10. 

Randall Bailey captured the vacant IBF title this past Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, with a spectacular eleventh round knockout of Mike Jones.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Craveman on 06-12-2012

This is so stupid and frustrating. Although I'm not a fan of Brook but I've known for a long time that he'd been fighting bums. He need to get a belt and become well known in America so he can…

Comment by right hand jab on 06-12-2012

[QUOTE=KnockUTheFukOut;12237197]Brook shouldn't even waste his time if he beats Jones, just go straight for Bailey[/QUOTE] If Brook wants to fight for the IBF title, he has to jump through the hoops that they set for him. Brook doesn't have choice!

Comment by DonCarlos83 on 06-12-2012

[QUOTE=gingeralbino;12237126]ffs i thought the Jones fight was to become a mandatory to Bailey. Brook has to wait even longer to get a shot. **** it, come on Hearn, get him a shot against Paulie M or Bailey without having to…

Comment by DonCarlos83 on 06-12-2012

Kell Brook must be devastated, the Welterweight/ Junior Middleweight divisions are by the far the most exciting and money spinning right now and he just can't seem to break through. He thought the Matthew Hatton fight would do but now…

Comment by gingeralbino on 06-12-2012

[QUOTE=IronDanHamza;12237178]That's ruined our hopes :lol1:[/QUOTE] not yet, a little bribe to the IBF should sort it out!!

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