Photos: Kell Brook, Carson Jones Get Tense at Face Off

Kell Brook’s IBF welterweight clash with Carson Jones on July 7 at the Motorpoint Arena Sheffield promises fireworks after the pair clashed at today’s press conference at the venue.

The stakes couldn’t be higher for the pair as IBF number three ranked Jones travels from his Oklahoma home to Sheffield to face hometown star Brook who is ranked two places below him at five.

With the vacant title to be decided by a June meeting between number one ranked Mike Jones and number two Randall Bailey, the winner of Brook and Jones’ clash is likely to be given mandatory challenger status when the belt is decided, and Brook admitted he was riled by the American who bragged that he would stop the unbeaten Ingle Gym product in front of his home fans.

“He’s very brash and has a lot to say, and he’s got under my skin if I’m honest,” said Brook. “Talk is cheap though and I’m not interested in what he claims he’s going to do to me in front of my fans. I can assure you though that he is not coming to my town to beat me up and he better get some sightseeing in as he will need some good memories to take back to the States as I’m going to be a nightmare for him on July 7.

“It’s not going to go 12 rounds. I was too nice against Matthew Hatton and this time you are going to see the nasty side of Kell Brook. He’s the final step towards a World title and he’s not going to get in my way.”

Jones – a year younger than Brook at 25 – has won his last eight fights inside the distance and vowed to silence Brook’s hometown fans and stretch that record to nine.

“Inviting me to come over here to fight Brook is a big mistake,” said Jones. “He may have 9,000 fans on the night against five for me, but when we get in the ring it’s just me and him – he might think he’s a beast but I am a monster.”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Vadrigar. on 05-16-2012

Where is Jones heading off to? The Crucible? :lol1:

Comment by Box Up! on 05-16-2012

[QUOTE=HDBoxing;12134812]No danger of you ever owning one. Those belts you are talking trash about are the USBA title that was first held by Tommy Hearns and the WBC Continental Americas title that was won by Carson when Chavez Jr vacated…

Comment by HDBoxing on 05-16-2012

[QUOTE=tripper;12131174]They borrowed those belts from poor quality wrestling organistatioh, if i owned a belt like that i'd hide it in a bin, not standing about with it on display.[/QUOTE] No danger of you ever owning one. Those belts you are…

Comment by tripper on 05-15-2012

They borrowed those belts from poor quality wrestling organistatioh, if i owned a belt like that i'd hide it in a bin, not standing about with it on display.

Comment by Albeerto on 05-15-2012

It looks like brook is posing with the ref n his trinkets!!!:wave:

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