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Weights: Kell Brook 146.1, Rafal Jackiewicz 146.75

Kell Brook faces Rafal Jackiewicz in a world title eliminator at the Ponds Forge International Arena in Sheffield tomorrow night (October 8) and says he’s ready to fight for a world title.

The unbeaten welterweight star takes on the rugged Pole who has yet to be stopped in 48 fights live on Sky Sports 1 and HD1 from 8.30pm, and Brook is convinced that after beating the 34 year-old he is ready to step up and take a world title strap.

“It's time to go now,” said Brook at today’s weigh-in. “I've got to get into these big fights – I'm 25 and I'm ready for it.

“There’s room for a new boxing star in Britain at the moment and I’m going to be clicking into that gap of elite fighters.”

Brook was greeted with a huge cheer at today’s public weigh-in at The Winter Gardens in Sheffield, where he tipped the scales at 10st 6lb 3oz [146.1-pounds], while Jackiewicz registered at 10st 6 and ¾lb [146.75].

Tomorrow night’s soldout show begins at 6.30pm with Brook’s unbeaten stable mate Kid Galahad taking on James Ancliff. Huddersfield’s Tyrone Nurse meets Hungarian Istvan Kiss before Kenny Anderson fights Paul Morby.

Unbeaten Alfreton Welterweight Dale Miles provides the chief support against Frenchman Mihaita Mutu before the main event. English Welterweight champion Adnan Amar meets Birmingham’s Kevin McCauley and Dudley prospect Tommy Ghent faces Cleethorpes Nick Coret in two fights to be scheduled on the night.

Card and weights:

12 x 3 mins WBA Intercontinental Welterweight Championship
KELL BROOK (10st 6lb 3oz - 146.1-pounds) v RAFAL JACKIEWICZ (10st 6 and ¾lb - 146.75-pounds)

8 x 3 mins Light-Welterweight Contest
DALE MILES (10st 1lb 11oz) v MIHAI MUTU (10st 6lb 6oz)

6 x 3 mins Super-Middleweight Contest
KENNY ANDERSON (12st 4 ½ lb)  v PAUL MORBY (11st 13 and ¾lb)

6 x 3 mins Featherweight Contest
KID GALAHAD (9st 1st 10oz) v JAMES ANCLIFF (9st 1 and ¼lb)                         

Plus the following contests to weigh-in:

6 x 3 mins Lightweight Contest
TYRONE NURSE v ISTVAN KISS

6 x 3 mins Welterweight Contest
ADNAN AMAR v KEVIN McCAULEY

4 x 3 mins Welterweight Contest
TOMMY GHENT v NICK CORET

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Leohappy on 10-07-2011

[QUOTE=hougigo;11264333]He's going to be fighting Khan down the road, win or not... with a title or without one. Khans pretty dead set on facing him in his little future plans for Mayweather[/QUOTE]not necessarily! brook definitely needs to catch that WBA…

Comment by Hougigo on 10-07-2011

He's going to be fighting Khan down the road, win or not... with a title or without one. Khans pretty dead set on facing him in his little future plans for Mayweather

Comment by tonyjones on 10-07-2011

He's so fu*king annoying the way he thinks he's this elite fighter....Not his own person either does me head in.....Im not sayin he dont have the potential just shut up til you actually prove something

Comment by D-MiZe on 10-07-2011

The reason why he's been ' coasting ' is because he wasn't/isn't good enough to beat world class fighters. Jackiewicz provides a solid test and is going to give Brook a lot more problems than N'Dou did. This fight could…

Comment by Drunk Punch on 10-07-2011

Dude's been coasting for a couple of years. When is going to face an unbeaten fighter? Or a top 10 WW?

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