Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Kell Brook: I'm Confident of Knocking Saldivia Out!

By Kevin Francis, courtesy of The Daily Star

KELL BROOK insists a fillet steak breakfast diet will help him butcher his way to world title glory.

The grub-loving welterweight almost lost his unbeaten record to Carson Jones in July – tiring badly down the home stretch and hanging on to take a wafer-thin majority verdict.

That sparked panic in his camp and trainer Dominic Ingle, promoter Eddie Hearn and dad Terry persuaded him to team up with strength coach Dave Hembrough and dietician David Stache.

New-look Brook, 26, will be unveiled when he meets Argentinian Hector Saldivia in an IBF world title final eliminator at Sheffield’s Motorpoint Arena tonight.

Brook, who has won all 28 contests, said: “My nutritionist has got me eating crazy stuff.

“Instead of having porridge like most boxers for breakfast, I have a fillet steak with broccoli.

“He is getting my metabolism back up because it was more or less dead the way I was doing it.

“David gives me a knife and fork and I just eat. I have never heard of most vegetables he makes me eat and I still don’t know what they’re called.”

Saldivia has lost just twice in 43 fights, but one of his defeats came inside one round which fills Brook with confidence.

“Hector is going to face a different animal to the one who beat Carson Jones and I’m confident of knocking him out,” he warned.

IBF champion Randall Bailey defends his crown against fellow American Devon Alexander in New York tonight.

If Brook triumphs over Saldivia in front of an anticipated 7,000 hometown crowd, Hearn expects him to face the winner of Bailey v Alexander next March.

That is huge motivation, but an even bigger lure would be fights against Ricky Hatton and Amir Khan that have been mooted.

Trainer Ingle added: “There are potential big fights out there for Kell against Ricky Hatton and Amir Khan and the switch has flicked with him.

“He realises that to have those big fights, he must train with the right attitude. The Jones fight made him realise he needs to step up three levels in the gym.

“Hector is going to meet Kell at the top of his game.”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by rogdogx on 10-20-2012

this has a chance to be the best fight this weekend. can't wait for this one.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (1)
Top Headlines Banks Admits He Had a Feeling Klitschko Would Lose To Fury Erislandy Lara Says Demetrius Andrade Priced Himself Out Parker-Cojanu Fight to be Announced Wednesday in New Zealand Lennox Lewis Disagrees With Joshua: Fighting Overseas a Must! Joshua vs. Klitschko: David Fields To Referee; Judges Are Named Photo: Kubrat Pulev, Kevin Johnson - Go Face To Face at Presser Gervonta Davis Vows To Punish Liam Walsh's Brother Afterwards Klitschko: I'm Focused on Myself, My Ego - Not Joshua-Fury Beef Photos: Pacquiao Puts in Work, Hangs With Koala in Australia Keenan Smith, Kenneth Sims Jr. Grab Wins in Atlantic City Wilder to Klitschko: Forget Joshua's Size, Power; You Have to Fight! Tyson Fury Aims To Make Return on Saunders-Khurtsize Bill in July Ugas Replaces Barrios, Will Face Lara After Weight Mishap Errol Spence: Jermell Charlo Provided Perfect Sparring for Brook Wilder: Steward Wouldn't Have Allowed Fury to Beat Klitschko Daily Bread Mailbag: Ward-Kovalev II, Canelo-GGG, Charlos, More Joshua-Klitschko: Lawrence Okolie To Face Russ Henshaw Craig Kennedy vs. Matty Askin, Now on May 26 In Cardiff Jeff Horn's Coach: Doubters Will Have Egg on Their Face! Wilder: You Don't Need Skill If You Have Power Like Me, Joshua Joseph Parker vs. Razvan Cojanu, Speculation Floating Around Joshua-Klitschko Brings Cable Giants Back To Common TV Ground Lara: Jacobs Beat Golovkin, I'd Give GGG Tremendous Problems! AIBA Backs Away From Amir Khan's SBL After Snafu in India Indongo Advises IBF of Injury, Lipinets Defense May Get Delayed McGregor's Manager Updates on Latest With Mayweather Fight Photo: WBC Reveals Special Canelo vs. Chavez Jr. Title Belt Peter Fury Reacts To Claims Hughie Ran From Joseph Parker Shot Anthony Joshua Fires Back at Klitschko as Tensions Begin To Rise Wilder: Parker Should Forget About May 6th, Fight Me in July Broner To Tim Bradley: Bald Head Uncle Tom, Stop Talking Crazy Mike Alvarado, Saucedo Added To Michael Conlan Chicago Card Horn's Coach Warns Pacquiao: Jeff Can Hit as Hard as Marquez! Joshua vs. Klitschko: Joe Cordina To Open Up The Show Bellew: Tyson Fury Keeps Calling Me Out, We Might Have To Dance! Showtime's Espinoza: There's One Network Committed to Boxing Vitali Klitschko Admits Wladimir's Career on The Ropes in Defeat Zambrano vs. Marrero Undercard - PBC Special Telivised Prelims Heiland Ready For Jermall Charlo Eliminator, Then Golovkin Shot Klitschko Not Ruling Out Joshua Mentally 'Crumbling Like a Cookie'
Advertisement
Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement