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Hearn: Porter-Brook Contracts Received By Golden Boy

By Shaun Brown

Kell Brook’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, called Boxing Scene earlier tonight to respond to comments from IBF Welterweight champion Shawn Porter’s father and trainer who told ‘Scene’s Ryan Burton today “We have not received a signed contract” regarding his fighter’s proposed mandatory defence against Brook, the organisation’s number one contender for the title.

That full story can be found here http://www.boxingscene.com/team-porter-no-contract-from-kell-brook-he-stalling--79204

Porter also said “I believe he is stalling. I don’t believe he wants this fight”.

Hearn gave his reaction exclusively to ‘Scene.

“I was shocked to hear Porter’s comments and as such immediately called Arnold Joseph, Golden Boy’s lawyer, who confirmed to me that all contract and agreements were fully executed and forwarded to the IBF. We are more than happy with the terms, which include random drug testing which I feel is very important in the sport today. The original date of Aug 9 appears to have fallen through so we are awaiting now the final confirmation of the fight date which must happen prior to Sep 10 within the agreement. I’ve seen the speculation regarding another potential bout for Shawn Porter. I’m sure he and his team are aware that this would result in him being immediately stripped of the IBF title. I cannot tell you how ready Kell Brook is for this fight. He’s deep in camp and ready to do a job on Shawn Porter.”

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by smithy1991 on 06-24-2014

:boxing: lookin foward to this fight two top young fighters willing to fight each other very unusual these days hopefully a sign of better things to come in the near future. 50/50fight IMO

Comment by junior gong on 06-24-2014

[QUOTE=TLC8;14691266][B]This Euro Brook[/B] is going to get exposed. He's sat on the other side of the pond, chirping about why he can't have a title shot while he knocks out nothing more than tomato cans in Europe, puffing up his…

Comment by TLC8 on 06-24-2014

[QUOTE=Dirk Diggler UK;14691514]No I read it fine. You just went on a tirade which included Amir Khan, Rios, Pacquiao, Alvarado etc in a thread about Kell Brook vs Shawn Porter. Boxing that makes sense :lol1:[/QUOTE] No tirade clown. Talking Boxing.…

Comment by Dirk Diggler UK on 06-23-2014

[QUOTE=TLC8;14691505]No, just love to talk Boxing that makes sense. Can't help you're illiterate.[/QUOTE] No I read it fine. You just went on a tirade which included Amir Khan, Rios, Pacquiao, Alvarado etc in a thread about Kell Brook vs Shawn…

Comment by TLC8 on 06-23-2014

[QUOTE=Dirk Diggler UK;14691489]Looks like they weren't the only ones who got pushed out of shape. Wtf was that rant? You sound all over the place, mate.[/QUOTE] No, just love to talk Boxing that makes sense. Can't help you're illiterate.

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