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Kell Book Has Vowed To Do a 'Froch Job' on Carson Jones

Kell Brook has vowed to emulate stablemate Carl Froch after watching the Nottingham man become a three-time World champion on Saturday night.

Froch took just five rounds to destroy previously unbeaten International Boxing Federation (IBF) super middleweight champion Lucian Bute in front of a sold out Capital FM Arena and the show smashed Sky Sports viewing figures set by Brook when he fought Matthew Hatton in March.

Sheffield sensation Brook faces his toughest test yet when he meets IBF number three Carson Jones in a bout likely to be given official eliminator status by the governing body, and Brook says he has been inspired by The Cobra.

“Carl’s performance on Saturday was just out of this world,” said Brook. “Afterwards he said it was an all-or-nothing night so to go in there with that pressure and produce a performance like that is incredible.”

Brook was ringside with stablemates Darren Barker and Kal Yafai and joined the 9,500 fans in an outburst of joy as Froch followed flurries of punches in the third and fourth rounds to stop the Canadian after 65 seconds of the fifth.

“When the referee stepped in to give the count, everyone thought the fight was all over and the noise was unbelievable,” said Brook. “Carl is the best in Britain without any doubt and a great example to any young fighter. He is an absolute animal in training and totally professional in everything he does. He’s someone I really look up to and lean on ahead of my fights now we’re in the same team.

“I know the size of the task ahead of me on July 7 – he’s obviously totally confident of coming over here and beating me. But just look at what Carl did to Lucian. He said he was insulted that he thought he could come here and beat him and Carl put him in his place – I need to do exactly the same thing because the reward at the end will be a World title shot.”

Before the main event there is a stacked undercard led by two European title rematches as Gavin Rees defends his lightweight title against Derry Mathews and Kerry Hope defends the European middleweight title against Greg Proksa. One of Matchroom Sport’s newest signings Kal Yafai also makes his debut on the undercard.

Tickets for Kell Brook vs. Carson Jones featuring European title rematches between Gavin Rees and Derry Mathews and Kerry Hope and Greg Proksa and Kal Yafai’s debut are on sale now priced £30, £40, £60, and £100 from the Motorpoint Arena Sheffield box office on 0114 256 5656 and at www.motorpointarenasheffield.com .

VIP packages will be sold exclusively by Matchroom Sport priced £150 on 01277 359900 or at www.matchroomboxing.com . The package includes inner ringside seating (front seven rows), pre-fight party from 5.30pm-8pm with complimentary beer, wine, soft drinks and canapés. (The bar will stay open as a pay bar after 8pm.)

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by komodo on 06-02-2012

[QUOTE=PrettyBoy22;12198252]Carson Jones is a good fighter. Matchroom are building Brook slowly but surely. [B]To say he's apparently fought nobody it's funny how much of a draw he is already. Not many fighters can sell out arenas[/B][/QUOTE] Bute sells out 20…

Comment by shade darkar on 06-02-2012

[QUOTE=PrettyBoy22;12198252]Carson Jones is a good fighter. Matchroom are building Brook slowly but surely. To say he's apparently fought nobody it's funny how much of a draw he is already. Not many fighters can sell out arenas[/QUOTE] carson jones has lost…

Comment by TX_BOXNG on 06-02-2012

kell dude look intimidated, it looks like a good fight, people are sleeping jones hes solid

Comment by PrettyBoy22 on 06-02-2012

[QUOTE=shade darkar;12197878]when is brook gonna fight someone with a pulse?![/QUOTE] Carson Jones is a good fighter. Matchroom are building Brook slowly but surely. To say he's apparently fought nobody it's funny how much of a draw he is already. Not…

Comment by PrettyBoy22 on 06-02-2012

[QUOTE=MARKBNLV;12195357]And theres people that think this bum Brook can fight.lmao[/QUOTE] Yeah man he can't fight at all can he? Too many retards on this forum

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