Photos: Kell Brook Obliterates Saldivia Easy at Motorpoint
Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield, Yorkshire - In a final IBF welterweight eliminator, Kell Brook (29-0, 19KOs) went right through Hector Saldivia (41-3, 32KOs) in three rounds. Brook was measuring Saldivia with his jab and dropped him with a big uppercut in the first round. At the start of the third, he caught Saldivia cold with an accurate, straight left hand bomb to drop Saldivia on his back. Saldivia barely made it up and was wobbling bad as the referee waved off the contest. A few replaces showed the KO punch was a hard, straight jab that caught Saldivia right on the button. The time of the stoppage was 0:28 of the third.